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Roy Runyan

July 13, 1948 - March 22, 2017

Roy Vernon Runyan, Jr. was born on July 13, 1948, to Hildagard Martha (Melchers) and Roy Vernon Runyan, Sr. in Logan, Iowa. He was raised in the Logan area and attended country school near Logan. The family went to Germany to visit Hilda's family for a short year. They returned to Iowa and lived in Treynor and then Omaha, Nebraska. Roy started working with his father in the packing house in South...
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Brenda Steffens

March 8, 2017

Brenda Anne (Seufert) Steffens, the daughter of William Joseph and Marie Elizabeth (Keuter) Seufert was born September 24, 1960, in Creston, Iowa. She attended St. Rose of Lima Catholic School before attending Denison Community High School. Brenda left high school in September of her senior year to marry Jimmie David Steffens on October 7, 1979. She continued her studies and received her GED...
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Burton Moores

January 28, 1932 - March 8, 2017

Burton Dean Moores was born January 28, 1932, to Alma Edith (Browning) and E. R. "Dick" Moores on the family farm southeast of Woodbine. The family eventually moved into Woodbine, where Burton started school in the first grade. The family returned to the farm when Burton was in 7th grade, so he completed 7th and 8th grade at Meadow Brook Country School. Burton finished school and graduated with...
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Solomon "Jim" Cox

March 3, 1936 - March 5, 2017

Solomon James "Jim" Cox was born on March 3, 1936, to Versal and Ida (Wimer) Cox in Allen Township, Harrison County, Iowa. Jim was raised in the Pisgah area and graduated from Pisgah High School in 1954. After high school he joined the United States Air Force where he served  as a mechanic at duty stations in Texas, the Dakotas and Bermuda. He remembered this time in his life fondly. Jim...
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Minnie Moores

February 13, 2017

I, Minnie Marie (Rudolph) Moores, was born August 11, 1925, in Lincoln Township north of Woodbine to Paul and Gladys (Shinn) Rudolph. I grew up southeast of Woodbine where I attended country school and graduated in 1942 from Woodbine High School. After graduating, I worked various jobs including housekeeping, at the Montgomery Ward Catalog Department, and the war plant in Council Bluffs until...
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Susan Breyer

April 6, 1952 - February 8, 2017

Susan Jean Breyer was born on April 6, 1952, in White Plains, New York to Chester Albert and Jean T. (Downs) Bauers. She grew up in Colorado and Nebraska graduating from Lincoln Northeast High School with the class of 1970. On October 25, 1970, Sue married Lonnie Breyer at St. John Catholic Church in Lincoln. The couple lived in Lincoln and Ashland, Nebraska, Gravois Mills, Missouri, Bay City,...
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Gerald "Jerry" Lewis

January 24, 2017

Gerald Nelson Lewis was born November 19, 1922, to James and Velma (Birks) Lewis near Dunlap, Iowa. He was raised near Woodbine, Iowa and attended country school and Woodbine High School. Jerry worked for farmers in the area and all the way to Minnesota. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy following the attack on Pearl Harbor. He served from January of 1942 to October of 1945. Jerry was a First Class...
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Robert Taylor

January 22, 2017

Robert Edward Taylor was born September 30, 1940, to Frank and Mary (Sheeder) Taylor in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was raised in the Guthrie Center area, attended country school Baker #2 and graduated from Guthrie Center High School in 1958. Bob married Patricia Corwin on December 15, 1973 in Las Vegas, Nevada. After graduation Bob worked for Vickers Hydraulics in Omaha, was a finish carpenter for...
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Gary Ellison

February 11, 1947 - January 20, 2017

Gary James Ellison was born February 11, 1947, in Woodbine, Iowa to Floyd and Vivian (Malone) Ellison. He grew up in the Woodbine area, attended country school and the Woodbine Public School. On April 21, 1964, Gary married Frankie Runyan in Rockport, Missouri. The couple lived in Woodbine where Gary trimmed trees and also had a garbage route. The couple then moved west of Dunlap where Gary...
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Maxine Griffith

January 18, 2017

Maxine Ardeth Griffith died peacefully at the age of 91 in Mesa, Arizona on January 18, 2017. She was the daughter of Delbert and Minnie Harris and was born December 3, 1925, in Moorhead, Iowa. Maxine was preceded by the death of her husband of 62 years, Amos (Jay) Lyle Griffith on May 11, 2005. She is survived by her children Mary Leehy, Jane Stueve, Bill, Bob and Susan Simich, seven...
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Carl Deetz

January 14, 1927 - January 17, 2017

Carl Elmer Deetz was born January 14, 1927, to Elmer and Florence Deetz. Carl became a resident of the Dunlap Specialty Care Center on October 22, 1985, and a beloved member of the Dunlap community. He had an infectious smile and gentle personality that made life better when you were around him. Carl will be greatly missed. Carl died on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Dunlap Specialty Care...
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Carolyn Lewis

January 17, 2017

Carolyn Sue (Driggs) Lewis was born December 22, 1950, to Glenn and Elsie (Slover) Driggs in Logan, Iowa. She was raised in Woodbine and graduated from the Woodbine High School. Carolyn married Glen E. Lewis, Jr. on January 28, 1967, at the Presbyterian Church in Woodbine. The couple was never blessed with children, but they enjoyed living next door to Carolyn's parents and helping them. Carolyn...
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Rex Clement

January 16, 2017

Rex Eldon Clement was born January 21, 1934, in "Nelson Hollow" near Dunlap, Iowa to Laurence Eldon and Wilma Irene (Nelson) Clement. Rex grew up in Dunlap and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1952. After living in California for several years he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served in the 82nd Airborne Division for three years. Rex was stationed in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Fort Ord,...
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Barney Murphy

January 14, 2017

Bernard "Barney" Alan Murphy was born July 23, 1953, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the first of nine children, to Eugene and Ellie (Arthur) Murphy. He was raised in Nebraska and attended school in Ralston, Nebraska graduating in 1971. He then worked the graveyard shift at Skinner's Macaroni and during the day helped with the family cement business. Barney married Betty Jean Roberts on August 8, 1980....
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Bob Nauroth

January 13, 2017

Robert Joseph Nauroth was born July 1, 1927, in Dunlap, Iowa to William and Theresa Ann (Feser) Nauroth. He was raised near Dunlap and attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Dunlap. Bob joined the U.S. Navy and proudly served his country during World War II. After his honorable discharge Bob worked for Burlington Northern Railroad. He moved to Chicago and worked in a service station and then...
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Donna Vandemark

January 11, 2017

Donna Fern (Christo) Vandemark was born July 8, 1942, to Donald and Ila (Peterson) Christo in Logan, Iowa. She was raised in Logan and attended the Logan school obtaining her GED. On September 10, 1958, Donna married Tommy Vandemark in Logan. The couple lived in Woodbine and then moved to Battle Creek and in 1965 they moved to Missouri Valley. In 1967 Donna completed her GED and started working...
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Sarah Nelson

January 9, 2017

Sarah (Stomp) Nelson was born March 11, 1932, to William and Agnes (Park) Stomp in Dunlap, Iowa. Sarah attended country school near Dunlap and in February of 1986, she received her GED. Sarah married Willis Nelson on December 18, 1950. She helped farm and worked at World Wide Packing Plant for five years. She also walked beans for 25 years. Sarah and Donnie Krajicek have been together since the...
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Linda (Black) Brady

January 8, 2017

Linda Jane (Black) Brady was born on June 21, 1964, to Dale and Marilyn (Leibold) Black in Missouri Valley, Iowa. She was raised in Woodbine and attended Woodbine High School. She worked at Info USA, Westel Marketing, and the Family Table in Denison. Linda lived in Omaha, Council Bluffs, and Utah before returning to Council Bluffs. Linda married Barry Brady on October 9, 1999, in Papillion,...
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Reid Clark

January 7, 2017

Reid Adam Clark was born November 30, 1980, to Rolly and Mary (Harris) Clark in Omaha, Nebraska. Reid was raised in Woodbine and attended Woodbine High School graduating with the class of 2000. Reid loved football and he served as the football manager while he was in high school. After his high school graduation, Reid started working at the Foodland Grocery Store in Woodbine. Reid was a...
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Carolyn Baxter

March 17, 1949 - January 6, 2017

Carolyn Jean (Wendt) Baxter was born March 17, 1949, to Melvin and Anna (Malone) Wendt in Denison, Iowa. Carolyn attended Charter Oak, Dow City, Denison and Woodbine Schools. Carolyn married Dennis Baxter on June 16, 1967, celebrating their 49th wedding anniversary this past summer. Carolyn worked at Rose Vista Nursing Home when they lived in Woodbine as a med-aide. She worked for the Villa...
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Richard Cue

April 16, 1940 - December 28, 2016

Richard Dale Cue was born on April 16, 1940, to Lester and Helen (Rule) Cue in Dow City, Iowa. He was raised in Dow City and graduated from Dow City High School in 1958. On February 26, 1961, Richard married Sharon DeMey at the Denison United Methodist Church. Richard worked for Crawford County for 43 years. He started in the engineering department and then transferred to the roads department...
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Gerry Gilbreath

April 21, 1934 - December 23, 2016

Geraldine Marie (Terrell) Gilbreath was born April 21, 1934, to Elmer and Mae (Price) Terrell in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Gerry graduated from the Dunlap High School. She worked as a waitress at Cronks in Denison while she was in high school. On December 13, 1951, Geraldine married Thomas Gilbreath in the Congregational Church parsonage. The couple farmed near Moorhead, Iowa. Then they moved to...
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Rosalie Oliver

December 15, 2016

Rosalie Ann (Arbaugh) Oliver was born February 1, 1932, to Schuyler and Doris (O'Dell) Arbaugh in Magnolia, Iowa. She was raised near Magnolia and graduated from Magnolia High School in 1949. She played basketball in high school and was a very good athlete. After graduation Rosalie worked at Darners, PMA (Production Marketing Assistance) Office in Logan and Securities Acceptance Company in Omaha....
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Marge Peterson

December 14, 2016

Marjorie Jean "Marge" (Schwingdorf) Peterson was born December 28, 1933, to Ralph and Irene (Pithan) Schwingdorf in Charter Oak, Iowa. She made her First Communion at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Charter Oak. Marge moved with her family to Dunlap when she was eight years old. She then attended St. Joseph Catholic School and Dunlap Public School. Marge married Charles Peterson on January 29,...
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Dottie Vandemark

December 3, 2016

Daniele Mae "Dottie" Vandemark was born April 13, 1982, to Dan and Melanie (Handke) Vandemark in Onawa, Iowa. She was raised near Woodbine and Council Bluffs and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs. Dottie lived in a ward house with Iowa Focus and worked at Vodec. Then she moved to Country Care and worked at Concerned Inc. both in Harlan. In 2013 Dottie moved to Mosaic...
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Joe Smith

January 11, 1985 - November 29, 2016

Joseph Robert Smith was born January 11, 1985, to Rod and Teresa (Rock) Smith in Omaha, Nebraska. Joe was raised near Woodbine, attended Woodbine school and graduated in 2003. While in high school, Joe participated in Cross Country and was part of the team that went to state. He also ran in track, played basketball, was active in 4-H, served on Student Council, and was Class President....
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Carolyn Tupper

March 7, 1930 - November 21, 2016

Carolyn Jane Tupper was born March 7, 1930, to Frank L. and Ethel Marie (Collins) Pitt near Crescent, Iowa. She was raised near Crescent, attended elementary school and started high school at Thomas Jefferson in Council Bluffs before moving to Harrison County. She then attended Logan High School and graduated from Magnolia High School. Carolyn moved to Rockford, Illinois and lived with her aunt...
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Ed Perkins

November 21, 2016

Edward Arthur Perkins was born on March 14, 1925, to Harrison and Pearl (Radtke) Perkins in Pisgah, Iowa. Ed attended school at Sunnyside Country School and graduated from Pisgah High School in 1942. Ed proudly served his country in the United States Navy. After his honorable discharge he started farming near Pisgah. Ed married Velma Joan Wickersham on September 10, 1948, in Onawa, Iowa. The...
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Darrell Argotsinger

November 18, 2016

Darrell LaVerne Argotsinger was born December 16, 1923, to Glenn and Viola (McIntosh) Argotsinger in Dow City, Iowa. He was raised near Dow City and graduated from Dow City High School. After his graduation he farmed with his dad. Darrell met his future wife, Mary Young, at church and on August 27, 1944, the two were married at the Woodbine Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints...
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Gerald "Jerry" Klein

November 11, 2016

Gerald Hubert Klein was born December 7, 1932, to Raymond and Marie (Jacoby) Klein in Earling, Iowa. He was raised near Earling and attended school at St. Joseph's Catholic School. Jerry proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1953 – 1955. He then served in the Army Reserves from 1955 – 1963 attaining the rank of corporal. Jerry married Virginia Hanigan on April 23, 1955, at St....
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Elaine Hansen

October 1, 1923 - November 9, 2016

Elaine Marie (Byrd) Hansen was born October 1, 1923 to Sanford and Etha Mae (Goforth) Byrd in Riceville, Iowa. She was raised near Riceville, Iowa, attended school and graduated from Riceville High School. She then attended Vocational Nurse's Training and began her work at Rose Vista in the 1960's. On March 29, 1943, Elaine married Harlan Hansen in Leroy, Minnesota. Elaine worked for Rose...
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Phyllis Christensen

October 19, 1929 - November 8, 2016

Phyllis Lorena (Bothwell) Christensen was born on October 19, 1929, to Pearl (Petty) and Thomas Bothwell in Little Sioux, Iowa. She was raised in Little Sioux and graduated from Little Sioux High School. Phyllis married Vernon Roy Christensen on August 14, 1946. The couple farmed near Moorhead and later moved into Moorhead. Phyllis became a resident of Rose Vista Nursing Home on June 22, 2006....
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Darlene Malone

August 1, 1928 - October 30, 2016

Darlene Mae (Cox) Malone was born on August 1, 1928, near Moorhead, Iowa to Dewey and Alma Bertha (Benson) Cox. She graduated from Woodbine High School in 1946. On July 3, 1946, Darlene married Walter R. Malone at the Methodist Church's parsonage in Sac City, Iowa. The couple farmed in the Dunlap area and then moved into town in 1961. After the children were raised, Darlene ran the scales at...
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Joan Hein

September 16, 1926 - October 28, 2016

Joan Julia (Hugron) Hein was born September on 16, 1926, in Sioux City, Iowa to Harry A. and Zella (Billings) Hugron. She grew up in Sioux City and graduated from Cathedral High School in Sioux City in 1945. Joan attended Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa and graduated with a degree in music in 1949. She taught music at Dow City, Iowa during the school year of 1949-1950. On September 16, 1950, Joan...
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Marlene Park

October 22, 2016

Marlene Kaye (Dunlop) Park was born November 14, 1936, to George and Emma (Savery) Dunlop in Moorhead, Iowa. She was raised near Moorhead and also Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. While in high school Marlene enjoyed volleyball, cheerleading, the drama club, and 4-H. Marlene graduated in 1955 from the high school in Fort Calhoun. She then worked at Mutual of Omaha. She met Arnold Park at an Arthur Murray...
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Joann Runyan

September 24, 1937 - October 20, 2016

Joann (Nuzum) Runyan was born September 24, 1937, to Howard and Beatrice (Coate) Nuzum near Pisgah, Iowa. She attended Preparation Country School, Pisgah Public School, and graduated from 8th grade from Ute Junior High. Joann married Jay Alvin Runyan on September 17, 1955, and they made their home in Omaha, Nebraska. Two weeks later Jay was drafted into the Army. After Jay's honorable discharge...
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Florence Marley

October 20, 2016

Florence Dorothy (Hillyer) Marley was born on June 6, 1920, to Amos and Evelyn (Dungan) Hillyer near Logan, Iowa. She attended country school, graduated from Logan High School, received her teaching certification and began teaching country school. On December 20, 1941, Florence married Max Marley. To this union five children were born. The family lived in the Logan area where Florence continued...
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Connie McWhirter

October 16, 2016

Constance Joann (Erlewine) Leytham McWhirter was born July 19, 1936, to Dale Wheeler and Creola Mae (Vroman) Erlewine in Woodbine. She was raised in the Woodbine area and graduated from Woodbine High School. She then attended Iowa Central Community College. In February of 1954, Connie married Dale Leytham. The couple was blessed with four children. Several years ago Connie married John McWhirter....
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Randy Ferguson

October 13, 2016

Randy Ferguson, 56, of Dunlap died on Thursday, October 13th at his home in Dunlap. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Ferguson of Dunlap and other relatives and friends. No services are scheduled with Fouts Funeral Home.
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Mary Kroll

February 2, 1932 - October 12, 2016

Mary Etta (Higgins) Kroll was born February 2, 1932, to Paul and Della (Carbaugh) Higgins near Dunlap, Iowa. She was raised near Dunlap and graduated from St. Joseph's High School in 1950. Mary married Clarence Kroll on June 18, 1951, in Dow City, Iowa. The couple farmed. Clarence died in October of 1983. Following his death Mary moved to Shelby, Iowa. Mary loved working with people. She worked...
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Jason Androy

March 10, 1980 - October 10, 2016

Jason Scott Androy was born March 10, 1980, to Robert and Mary (Casali) Androy in Onawa, Iowa. He was raised in Moorhead and Dunlap and attended school in Dunlap and Missouri Valley, Iowa. Jason worked as a drywaller for his dad and brother at R & A Drywall. He also worked at Tyson Foods in Council Bluffs. Jason loved to have fun and tell jokes. He also liked to make others feel good. He...
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Dennis Sturgill

August 23, 1922 - October 10, 2016

Dennis Allen Sturgill was born August 23, 1922, to William and Lucinda (Allen) Sturgill in Daley, Kentucky. He was raised in Leslie County and attended country school there as well as the Berea Kentucky Boarding School. Dennis enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force in June of 1942. During WWII he was deployed to the Panama Canal Zone where he attained the rank of sergeant. Dennis was honorably...
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Maxine Barnum

October 7, 2016

Maxine Mae (McCart) Barnum was born on June 25, 1922, to Ralph and Lula (Hamilton) McCart in Avoca, Iowa. The family moved to Council Bluffs, Iowa then Looten, Iowa and finally Woodbine, Iowa. Maxine attended the Woodbine Community School. Maxine married Edward Barnum on December 31, 1939. The couple was blessed with six children. For a short time the couple lived in Laurens, Iowa and then they...
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Donnie Clark

September 29, 2016

Donald Harold Clark was born August 28, 1943, to Ted and Ada Belle (Pitt) Clark in Logan, Iowa. He was raised in Logan and attended school in Logan. On February 26, 1966, Donnie married Sharon Kastrup at the First Lutheran Church in Blair, Nebraska. The couple made their home in Logan. Donnie held several jobs including: mail carrier, electrician for George Sears, worked at Campbell's Soup...
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Donna Gochenour

September 12, 2016

Donna June (Copp) Gochenour was born to Roy and Pearl (Peterson) Copp on June 3, 1928, at their farm six miles east of Logan. Donna attended Starry Point Country School through eighth grade then Logan High School graduating in 1945. She taught country school in Harrison County for two years after her high school graduation. On November 2, 1947, Donna married Francis Gochenour – a marriage...
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Rosalie Probasco

July 1, 1928 - September 5, 2016

Rosalie Amaryllis (Birks) Probasco was born July 1, 1928, to R. Clay and Garphelia (Knauss) Birks near Beebeetown, Iowa. She was raised in the Logan area, attended Jeddo Country School, and graduated from Logan High School in 1945. Rosalie then went on to teach country school. Rosalie married William Probasco on February 7, 1949, at the First Christian Church Parsonage in Woodbine. The couple...
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Sharon Klein

February 11, 1940 - September 4, 2016

Sharon Rae Adamson Klein was born February 11, 1940, to Karl and Irene (Austin) Adamson near Woodbine, Iowa. Sharon grew up near Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1957. She then went to work at Mutual of Omaha. On October 25, 1958, Sharon married Duane "Dewey" Klein at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Woodbine. The couple lived and farmed together south of Dunlap for 27 years....
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Thelma Barrier

August 29, 2016

Thelma Beatrice Marie (Gibson) Barrier was born on January 28, 1916, near Missouri Valley Iowa to William and Laura (Rhoten) Gibson. She grew up in the Missouri Valley area and attended Missouri Valley schools. On August 31, 1933, Thelma married George Barrier, Sr. The couple farmed east of Logan until 1973 when they moved into Logan. George died in 1975. Thelma moved to Woodland Apartments in...
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Larry Milks

March 29, 1955 - August 24, 2016

Larry Allen Milks was born March 29, 1955, to Ervin and Jenella (Slack) Milks in Omaha, Nebraska. He was raised in Council Bluffs, Iowa and attended Thomas Jefferson High School. Larry was a wanderer and hitch hiked to 47 states. On May 9, 1981, Larry married Linda Tietsort in Council Bluffs. Larry worked for the Dallas Johnson Greenhouse in Council Bluffs. Larry enjoyed fishing, hunting,...
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Lea Collins

July 28, 1935 - August 21, 2016

Marva Lea (Brookhouser) Collins was born July 28, 1935, to Leiter and Opal (Roundy) Brookhouser in Woodbine, Iowa. She was raised near Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1952. Lea worked for Mutual of Omaha and Guaranteed Mutual Insurance. On August 7, 1955, Lea married Marvin Collins at the First Christian Church in Woodbine. The couple lived in Logan and Lea started selling...
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Patricia Logan

August 19, 2016

Patricia Lucille (Biven) Logan was born March 22, 1938, near Logan, Iowa to William Heath and Gladys Nadine (Heady) Biven. She attended Liberty Country School and then Logan High School where she graduated in 1956. Pat then went to work in Omaha for Mutual Benefit. On February 3, 1957, Pat married Ed Logan at the Logan Christian Church. The couple lived in town for a short time and Pat worked as...
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Julia Sanford

March 7, 1933 - August 18, 2016

Julia Ann (Zwak) Sanford was born March 7, 1933, to John and Anna (Boer) Zwak in Sioux City, Iowa. Julia was raised in Sioux City and graduated from Central High School in 1951. On November 16, 1951, Julia married Richard Sanford at the Presbyterian Church in Sioux City. The couple moved to Bangor, Maine and then Plainville, Louisiana while Richard was in the service. After his honorable...
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Dee Loris Fouts

August 5, 2016

Dee Loris Mae Fouts was on born August 20, 1945, to Clarence and Marjorie (Riley) Fouts near Orson, Iowa. Dee Loris attended school in Pisgah. She then earned her LPN degree and worked at Douglas County Hospital in the behavioral health department. Dee Loris enjoyed raising her boys. She was a very selfless person and always put others first, and she loved being a grandmother. Dee Loris...
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Larry Guyett

August 5, 2016

Lawrence Clark Guyett was born June 15, 1930, to Lloyd and Lois (Johns) Guyett near Woodbine, Iowa. He was raised near Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1948. After his graduation Larry started farming. In 1955 Larry married Barbara Rase in Bellevue, Nebraska. Larry proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1955 – 1957. After his honorable discharge Larry returned to...
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Michael Morrison

December 12, 1952 - August 3, 2016

Michael Donald Morrison was born December 12, 1952, to Donald and Jean (Maddocks) Morrison in Creston, Iowa. He was raised in Omaha and graduated from Westside High School in 1972. He then attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and graduated with a degree in architecture. In 1972 he started working for the National Park Service and in 1979 at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. On September...
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Irene Cleveland

January 12, 1918 - August 2, 2016

Irene Gladys (Boe) Cleveland was born January 12, 1918, to John Edward and Lula Mae (Millard) Boe in Woodbine, Iowa. Irene attended school through the 8th grade. Irene married Dewey W. Cleveland on June 4, 1936, at the Logan United Methodist Church Parsonage. The couple farmed in Harrison and Monona Counties. In 1963 they moved into Woodbine and went into business at the C & R Hardware Store....
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Karen Christensen

August 1, 2016

Karen Kay (Nuzum) Christensen was born March 26, 1941, to Ben and May (Losh) Nuzum near Pisgah, Iowa. She was raised near Pisgah and graduated from Pisgah High School. Karen worked at Woodmen of the World in Omaha and FSA in Logan. Karen married Eugene Christensen on May 2, 1959, at the RLDS Church in Pisgah. Karen owned the Hardware Store in Pisgah and took in dry cleaning. After the boys were...
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Fritz Baldwin

July 29, 2016

Frederick "Fritz" Laverne Baldwin was on born December 2, 1932, to William and Helen (Berens) Baldwin near Dunlap, Iowa. Fritz was raised near Bayard and Dunlap, Iowa. He attended school in Dunlap and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1951. Fritz proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On August 17, 1953, Fritz married Mary Alice Sullivan at St. Patrick's Catholic...
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Dawn Scott

September 21, 1955 - July 25, 2016

Dawn Lee Scott was born on September 21, 1955, to Richard and Phyllis (Nack) Scott in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Dawn was raised in Council Bluffs and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School. Dawn lived with her mother for most of her life and worked at various group homes. Dawn enjoyed reading ~ especially her Bible and Agatha Christie books. She also enjoyed working word search puzzles....
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Kenneth Lapke

July 23, 2016

Kenneth Anthony Lapke was born October 16, 1940, to Zeno and Lois (Chambers) Lapke on the family farm near Dunlap, Iowa. Kenny attended school at St. Joseph's Catholic School graduating in 1959. On August 18, 1962, Kenny married Jenene Mary Schiltz at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Harlan, Iowa. The family farmed until the fall of 1988. The couple operated Lapke Auto Center in Dunlap for four...
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Larry Maguire

July 23, 2016

Larry Marion Maguire was born December 29, 1942, to Marion "Mick" and Lorraine (Chappell) Maguire near Hardscratch, southeast of Logan, Iowa. He attended grade school at Reader's Mills Country School and high school in Logan. Larry was a baptized member at the Logan Christian Church. Larry married Carol Oviatt on August 1, 1960, at the Logan Christian Church with Ron Koenig and Jean Powell...
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Bernard Hildreth

January 29, 1937 - July 22, 2016

Bernard Dwayne Hildreth was born January 29, 1937, to Charles and Nina (Crews) Hildreth in Pisgah, Iowa. He was raised in Pisgah and graduated from Pisgah High School. Bernard proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Bernard married Doris Moore on May 15, 1959, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The family lived in Council Bluffs and Dubuque where Bernard worked for a construction firm. They moved to...
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Madonna Freymuller

April 12, 1922 - July 21, 2016

Madonna Marie (Buter) Fremuller was born on April 12, 1922 in Dunlap, Iowa to parents Herman and Mary (Rath) Buter. She grew up in rural Dunlap and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1941. She then attended nursing school in Walker, Minnesota. Madonna married Paul Waite in 1953. The couple lived in Dunlap. Paul was killed in February of 1954. Madonna continued to live in Dunlap and then...
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Ardythe Leaders

May 2, 1930 - July 15, 2016

Ardythe Mae (Olsen) Leaders was born May 2, 1930, to Albert and Sarah (Boren) Olsen in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She grew up in Treynor, Iowa and graduated from high school there. Ardythe then taught country school. On June 8, 1947, Ardythe married Gerald Leaders. The couple farmed near Gerald's childhood home near Bentley, Iowa until moving to Council Bluffs in 1960. In 1963, the family moved to...
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Darlene Moore

July 13, 2016

Darlene Ferne (Nuzum) Moore was born on July 8, 1934, to Howard and Beatrice (Coate) Nuzum near Pisgah, Iowa. She attended Preparation Country School, Pisgah Public School, and she graduated from 8th grade from Ute Junior High. Darlene detasseled corn and worked at a Dairy Sweet in Carroll, Iowa. She also lived with the Thoreson family to help with the housekeeping and children. Darlene married...
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Pamela Lehan

July 6, 2016

Pamela Lea (Dai) Lehan was born March 28, 1954, to Theodore and Hattie (Doidge) Dai in Dunlap, Iowa. Pam was the youngest in her family and the youngest of the Doidge cousins. Pam was raised near Dunlap and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1972. After graduation Pam started working at Mutual of Omaha. Pam married David Lehan in September of 1974 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dunlap....
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Elizabeth Cook

March 4, 1915 - July 5, 2016

Elizabeth Ruth (Siglin) Cook was born on March 4, 1915, to Will J. and Bessie (Cue) Siglin on the family farm in Crawford County, near Dunlap, Iowa. She was raised near Dunlap. Elizabeth "Betty" married Merlyn Cook on August 4, 1942, in Kimball, Nebraska. Merlyn was in the service and was stationed in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Elizabeth enjoyed working for the Union Pacific Railroad. Betty and Merlyn...
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Donald Krajicek

February 4, 1933 - July 3, 2016

Donald Lewis Krajicek was born on February 4, 1933, to Joseph Frank and Clara Marie (Steyskal) Krajicek in Papillion, Nebraska. Donald was raised for a short time in Papillion and then he moved with his family to Dunlap, Iowa where he attended country school. Don started farming with his parents. He then proudly served his country in the United States Army Infantry during the Korean War. After...
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Donald Miner

May 8, 1950 - June 28, 2016

Donald Dean Miner was born May 8, 1950, to Archie Dean and Mary Margaret (Edmonds) Miner in Pacific Junction, Iowa. Donnie attended country school in Mills County and Glendale Country School in Pottawattamie County. He then attended Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs. Donnie helped his dad farm. In 1988 Donnie got his hand caught in a corn picker. After Archie's death Mary and her...
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Ernie Stueve

August 19, 1935 - June 6, 2016

Ernest "Ernie" Arthur Stueve was born August 19, 1935, to Harold and Agnes (Aughe) Stueve in Missouri Valley, Iowa. He attended several country schools around Missouri Valley and Modale. The family moved to a farm east of Logan in 1951. Ernie attended Logan High School his junior and senior year and graduated in 1953. Ernie joined the Iowa National Guard and served from 1954 until his honorable...
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Nancy Radloff

June 1, 2016

Nancy Lynn (Holsapple) Radloff was born July 22, 1957, to Marvin and Norma (Kucks) Holsapple. Nancy was raised near Pisgah and attended the West Harrison School graduating with the class of 1975. Nancy married Fred Radloff on December 22, 1978, at the Pisgah RLDS Church. Nancy worked at Mutual of Omaha for more than 20 years. Fred died on June 17, 2015 Nancy enjoyed reading books and...
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Dewey Cox

December 25, 1969 - May 27, 2016

Dewey David Cox was born December 25, 1969, to Ronald and Linda (Watters) Cox in Maquoketa, Iowa. Dewey attended school in Woodbine through the 8th grade and graduated in 1988 from Lo-Ma High School in Logan, Iowa. After his graduation, Dewey worked at Capital Construction in Logan, at the Union Pacific Railroad in Missouri Valley, Iowa and Eggings Welding Shop in Clinton, Iowa. Dewey...
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Wilbur Moores

June 25, 1921 - May 21, 2016

Wilbur Romane Moores was born June 25, 1921, to ER "Dick" and Alma E. (Browning) Moores in Redwood Falls, Minnesota. At the age of three the family moved to a farm southeast of Woodbine. Wilbur graduated from Woodbine High School in 1939. Wilbur served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a Chief Electrician and served most of his time in the South Pacific. After his honorable discharge...
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Margaret Schneider

May 17, 2016

Margaret J. Schneider entered her eternal home on May 17, 2016, at Rose Vista Nursing Home. Margaret was born to Harold and Lorna Brown on February 27, 1924, Margaret lived her entire life in Harrison County. She was a 3rd grade teacher in Dunlap, Woodbine, and Missouri Valley Schools. On August 18, 1946, Margaret married the love of her life, Jim Fouts. They farmed together until Jim's...
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Kenneth Anderson

March 8, 1923 - May 14, 2016

Kenneth John Anderson was born March 8, 1923, to Wallace and Marguerite (Pflieger) Anderson in Dunlap, Iowa. He attended St. Joseph's Catholic School through the 8th grade and then Dunlap High School graduating with the class of 1941. On February 22, 1944, Kenneth married Lois Davie at the St. Patrick Church parsonage. The couple moved south of Dunlap to the "little" house and then in 1970 they...
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Warren Kelley

February 10, 1952 - May 3, 2016

Warren Walter Kelley was born February 10, 1952, to Walter and Edna (Thiles) Kelley in Pisgah, Iowa. Warren was raised near Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1970. Warren moved to Omaha and lived with Jim and LaFern Brown. He then returned to Woodbine and farmed for Bill Pryor and Bob Brummer and then worked at the Schemmers Rock Quarry and for Preben Jensen. Warren also drove a...
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Robert Aberhardt

May 2, 2016

Robert Dale Aberhardt was born December 9, 1943, to Fred and Vera (Renz) Aberhardt in Dunlap, Iowa. He attended country school until 1951 and then the Dow City School until 1954 and lastly Arion School. Robert lived with his mother until she died in December of 1982. He then lived in the county homes in Crawford, Manilla and Glenwood. Robert has lived in the Ashland Care Center for the last five...
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Virginia Schlinz

May 2, 2016

Virginia Caroline Segne (Pedersen) Schlinz was born January 2, 1932, to Rudolph and Emma (Reincke) Pedersen in Battle Creek, Iowa. She was raised on a farm near Battle Creek, Iowa for most of her childhood until her folks moved to Galva, Iowa where she attended high school. On January 16, 1949, Virginia married Lloyd Schlinz. Together they farmed near Holstein and Washta, Iowa until their...
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Lynn Miller

April 29, 2016

Leonard Lynn Miller was born on June 23, 1953, to Leonard Glen and Pauline (McAdams) Miller in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He attended country school at Pleasant Valley School east of Woodbine until the 3rd grade. He completed his education at Woodbine Community Schools graduating in 1971. Lynn was united in marriage to Gerianne (Geri) Wegner on March 4, 1978. Lynn enjoyed farming on the family...
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Ethel Oliver

August 21, 1919 - April 28, 2016

Ethel Frances Oliver was born August 21, 1919, to Leslie and Katherine Ethel (Smith) Oliver in Woodbine, Iowa. She was raised in the Woodbine and Pisgah areas and graduated from the Pisgah High School in 1935. At the age of 16 Ethel started working as a bookkeeper at McKinney-Seabury Chevrolet Garage in Pisgah. She worked there until it closed. She then did the books for Seabury Farms until the...
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James Jim Wegner

April 2, 1959 - April 23, 2016

James Lawrence Wegner was born on April 2, 1959 to parents Walter and Cecelia (Funk) Wegner in Denison, Iowa. Jim attended Woodbine schools and graduated from Woodbine high School in 1977. Jim played basketball and participated in track (doing the high jump and shot put) while in high school. Jim worked for a private contractor doing track repair in railroad yards for many years. He had...
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Orville Wright

July 4, 1921 - April 14, 2016

Orville Marvin Wright was born July 4, 1921, to Charles Henry and Ethel Mae (Bardsley) in Weston, Iowa. He was raised in the Weston & Council Bluffs areas and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School. On May 2, 1943, Orville married Virginia Mae Heiberg in Papillion, Nebraska. The couple lived on a farm near Pisgah. They later bought their present farm northeast of Woodbine. Virginia died on...
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Todd Musgrave

April 10, 2016

Todd Melvern Musgrave, 58, went home to be with the Lord unexpectedly the morning of April 10, 2016, at his home in Fountain, Colorado. Todd was born April 4, 1958, in Omaha, Nebraska. He lived in Council Bluffs, Woodbine, and Missouri Valley, Iowa before moving to Colorado in 1986. Todd joined the United States Army in December of 1987. He was stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado until he was...
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Rosanna Mitchell

March 8, 1931 - April 10, 2016

Rosanna May (Hack) Mitchell was born on March 8, 1931 to Perry and Juliette (Baldwin) Hack in Dunlap, Iowa. Rosanna attended country school and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1949. Rosanna married Robert Mitchell on June 19, 1949. The couple farmed northwest of Dunlap and then they moved to their current location in 1960. Rosanna gave piano and organ lessons and later on worked at Bonsall...
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Mary Argotsinger

February 13, 1925 - April 10, 2016

Mary Elizabeth (Young) Argotsinger was born February 13, 1925, to LeRoy and Undine (Holeton) Young near Woodbine, Iowa. She was raised near Woodbine and attended country school and then Woodbine High School. She continued her education with the normal teachers' training and began her teaching career in country schools. Mary met her future husband at church, and on August 27, 1944, Mary married...
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Betty Fitzgerald

April 7, 2016

Betty Mae (Bahr) Fitzgerald was born May 24, 1924, to Daniel and Mary (Andresen) Bahr in Dunlap, Iowa. She was raised in Dunlap and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1942. Betty moved to Des Moines and worked at an ammunition plant. She then went to Hawaii and worked at the defense plant at Hickman Field. While living in Hawaii, Betty was on a semi-pro basketball team and that team was...
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Robert Edwin Radloff

September 7, 1924 - April 1, 2016

Robert Edwin Radloff was born September 7, 1924, to Albert and Viola (Vanderpool) Radloff in Harrison County, Iowa. He was raised near Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine H.S. in 1944. Bob started working for the Railroad and then worked with road construction at Irving F. Jensen Construction in Sioux City for 49 years. He was a foreman and superintendent. In 1952 Bob married Kathryn Sorenson....
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Ruth Lichtenberg

March 25, 2016

Ruth Elizabeth (Grieme) Lichtenberg was born October 18, 1927, to Henry and Malinda Grieme in Alta, Iowa. Ruth attended Hanover Lutheran Parochial School and graduated from Alta High School. Ruth had plans to attend Colorado Woman's College in 1946 to study interior design. Ruth married Roger Lichtenberg on September 19, 1948. The couple settled on the family farm and was blessed with two...
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James Slagle

January 14, 1945 - March 23, 2016

James Leland "Jim" Slagle was born January 14, 1945, to Charles and Orlene (Siler) Slagle in Woodbine, Iowa. He was raised in Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1964. Jim worked at the Woodbine Twiner during high school and he continued in the printing business in Neola, Omaha and Logan. He also did custom printing from his home. For 33 years he worked at the Nebraska Medical...
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Jordan Straight Muxfeldt

March 14, 2016

Jordan Linn (Straight) Muxfeldt was born May 5, 1988, to Jay and Lori (Pond) Straight in Missouri Valley, Iowa. She attended school in Logan and graduated from Logan-Magnolia High School in 2006. She then attended Iowa State University for 1 ½ years. Jordan married Shane Muxfeldt on December 31, 2008. Jordan loved to work with and show cattle. Jordan and her parents raised Limousin cattle. Three...
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Deloris Newland

December 27, 1939 - March 14, 2016

Deloris Faye (Schroeder) Newland was born on December 27, 1939, to Henry and Hertha (Petersen) Schroeder near Aspinwall, Iowa. Deloris graduated from Manilla High School in 1958. After high school she moved to Council Bluffs and started working at Blue Star and then at Jennie Edmundson Hospital as a nurse's aide. Deloris married James Newland on January 10, 1970 at the Sacred Heart Catholic...
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Roger Soukup

February 7, 1941 - March 13, 2016

Roger R. Soukup, 75 went home to be with the Lord in his home in The Villages on Sunday, March 13, 2016. Roger was born in Atlantic, Iowa and was raised in Woodbine, Iowa. He was the son of Ferne and Lester Soukup. Roger was raised on the family farm and worked with his dad and grandfather on the farm. He attended school in Woodbine and attended Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa where he...
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Art McWilliams

March 12, 2016

David Arthur "Art" McWilliams was born on November 17, 1923, to Howard & Belle (Comstock) McWilliams in Pisgah, Iowa. Art graduated from Pisgah High School in 1941. Art started driving the school bus for Pisgah Schools while in high school and continued after graduation. Art married Lois Powell in 1944, and the couple was blessed with two children, Larry and Judy. Art entered the US Army in...
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Ila Hicks

March 11, 2016

Ila Nadine (Rief) Hicks was born on July 16, 1925, to Arthur Julius and Ethel Mae (French) Rief in Honey Creek, Iowa. She attended elementary school in Boomer Township near Honey Creek, Iowa and later moved with her family to their farm east of Woodbine. She graduated from Woodbine High School in 1944. On March 16, 1947, Ila married Orville Hicks at the First United Methodist Church in Woodbine....
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Jack Stessman

September 16, 1931 - February 25, 2016

Joseph "Jack" Aloys Stessman was born September 16, 1931, to Leonard and Isabell (Assmann) Stessman near Earling, Iowa. Jack attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Earling graduating in 1949. He started farming with his father and his uncle. Jack married Kathryn Feser on September 7, 1953, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dunlap. Jack proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for two years...
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Nancy Arasmith

February 22, 2016

Nancy Louise Arasmith was born May 9, 1943, in Dunlap, Iowa, to Walter Merle and Edith Mildred (Strait) Holloway. She graduated from Dunlap High School in 1961 and Clark College in 1985. Nancy was the widow of Lavalle (Ace) Arasmith. She was a nurse and homemaker who loved to play bingo, bunco, and help others. Nancy lived in Gold Hill, Oregon for many years. Nancy died on February 22, 2016,...
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Lorrene "Rene" Assmann

February 20, 2016

Lorrene "Rene" Theresa (Kloewer) Assmann was born April 28, 1936, to Al and Eva (Peerman) Kloewer in Defiance, Iowa. She was raised in Defiance and graduated from St Paul's Catholic School. After her graduation she worked at NW Bell in Omaha for three years. Rene married Bernard "Bump" Assmann on June 22, 1957, while he was serving in the Army. For the next two years Rene worked at...
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Lois Snyder

February 19, 2016

Lois Juanita (Smith) Snyder was born April 9, 1921, to William and Laura (Tupper) Smith near Woodbine, Iowa. She attended various country schools and graduated from Magnolia High School. After her graduation Lois worked for area families until her marriage. Lois married Clyde Snyder on January 3, 1941. The ceremony took place in the Methodist parsonage with the Rev. Wood officiating. The couple...
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Kenny Dwyer

February 19, 2016

Kenneth John Dwyer was born August 3, 1928, to John and Elizabeth (Ledden) Dwyer in Sioux City, Iowa. He was raised in Dunlap and attended St. Joseph's Catholic School graduating in 1947. After his graduation Kenny worked around Dunlap before joining the Army on December 8, 1950. He served his country in the 11th Airborne Division where he received his paratrooper wings after a grueling four...
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Bernadette Leinen

December 30, 1934 - February 17, 2016

Bernadette Elaine Leinen was born December 30, 1934, to James and Ruth (McEvoy) McHugh near Moorhead, Iowa. She was raised near Woodbine and Moorhead and attended country school in both areas. Bernadette married Nick Leinen on January 11, 1953. The couple lived in Woodbine, Ida Grove, Sac City, Dow City and Dunlap. Bernadette worked at Blue Star Foods in Council Bluffs and cleaned Murphy's Bar...
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