Fouts Funeral Home

Our funeral home is a family owned and operated business. We are large enough to give our families the same service as the largest funeral homes around, yet we are small enough that each family gets the level of attention and care they deserve.


Our Obituaries

Kathryn "Katie" (Botos) Randall

September 27, 2014

Kathryn "Katie" (Botos) Randall was born March 16, 1923, to Paul and Rosalia (Emrie) Botos in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Katie attended school in Missouri Valley and she graduated from Missouri Valley High School in 1941. She then attended Dana College and received her teaching degree. Katie taught in the country school in Old Town Missouri Valley and Honey Creek, Iowa. She then taught in Missouri...
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Doris Hildreth

September 26, 2014

Doris Gayle (Moore) Hildreth was born April 2, 1941, to Lewis and Aleta (Jensen) Moore in Onawa, Iowa. She was raised in Moorhead and graduated from Moorhead High School in 1959. Doris married Bernard Hildreth on May 15, 1959, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. They lived in Council Bluffs for one and one half years before moving to a farm near Pisgah, Iowa. Doris worked as the manager for the Job Service...
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Doris Woodward

September 22, 2014

Doris Byrle (Crabb) Woodward was born September 5, 1924, to Floyd and Ada (Coffman) Crabb at their home in Little Sioux, Iowa. Doris and her twin sister, Deloris, were the youngest children in this family. Doris graduated from the Little Sioux High School in 1942. Bonnie (Nuzum) Martin and Doris stayed with Doris' cousin, Mike Powell, in Missouri Valley to attend Northern Iowa Extension...
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Ralph Ellsworth

September 18, 2014

Ralph Edward Ellsworth was born October 31, 1921, to Neal and Florence (Semler) Ellsworth in Trinidad, Colorado. The family moved to Arkansas where he grew up around the Pea Ridge area. He was inducted in 1942 into the Army Air Corps during WWII. He went through basic training in St. Petersburg, Florida, radio school in Chicago and gunner school at Tyndall AFB, Florida. Upon completion of...
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Lucille C. Crilly

September 14, 2014

Lucille Catherine Crilly of Dunlap, Iowa, was born September 7, 1922 in Galland's Grove, Shelby County, Iowa, east of Dunlap, Iowa to Charles and Lavonna Thompson. She was the oldest child in a family of five children. Her father died in 1937 at the age of 43 after suffering over ten years with a brain tumor. Lucille and her siblings would help their mother by delivering baked goods door to door...
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Frances Burmeister

September 13, 2014

Frances Anna (Purdy) Burmeister was born on January 14, 1925, to Harry and Elizabeth (Doughty) Purdy in Madison, Nebraska, She attended school in Madison. After she graduated from high school she enrolled in cosmetology school in Lincoln. She worked in both Lincoln and Madison. Frances married Carl Roy Burmeister in Madison, Nebraska on October 12, 1952. To this union three sons were born,...
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Jerry Baldwin

September 4, 2014

Gerald Laverne "Jibs" Baldwin was born June 14, 1959, to Fritz and Mary Alice (Sullivan) Baldwin in Denison, Iowa. He was raised in Dunlap, Iowa and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1977. He then attended Iowa State University and graduated in 1981 with a degree in Business and Political Science. On May 29, 1981, Jerry married Denise Lapke at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dunlap and the...
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Virginia Donn

September 3, 2014

Virginia May (Barry) Donn was born November 17, 1925, to Orville and Olga (Johnson) Barry on the Barry family farm near Woodbine, Iowa. Virginia spent the first year of her life in her baby buggy in the barn as the barn was being built. She was raised near Woodbine and attended country school and graduated from Woodbine Normal School in 1943. She then taught at the Barry Country School, Lincoln...
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Terry Sorey

August 30, 2014

Terry Lee Sorey was born May 1, 1951, to Ralph and Marian (Condron) Sorey in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was raised in Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1970. Terry farmed near Woodbine and then worked at the Rock Quarry, was a truck driver for Scribner where he received many driving awards and then worked at Vulcan Industries in Missouri Valley, Iowa for nearly 20 years. Terry...
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Gerald Hicks

August 29, 2014

Gerald Lawrence Hicks was born December 4, 1918, to William and Edith (Mitchell) Hicks in Willow Township, west of Dunlap. Gerald attended country school #7 until the 8th grade. He then helped his parent's farm for a few years. On May 5, 1941, Gerald moving to Buffalo, New York and was employed with the Curtis Wright Corporation and worked on airplanes until October 1942. He then enlisted in the...
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Janice Peterson

August 25, 2014

Janice Marie (Schaefer) Peterson was born September 16, 1939, to Alfonso and Irene (Weber) Schaefer in Dunlap, Iowa. She was raised in Dunlap and attended country school west of Dunlap. She graduated from Dunlap High School in 1957. Jan married her high school sweetheart, Jack Peterson, on September 19, 1957, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The couple lived in Council Bluffs and Omaha. Jan worked at...
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Lawrence Mac Makinen

August 20, 2014

Lawrence Russell "Mac" Makinen was born April 25, 1935, in Eveleth, Minnesota to Sakri and Hilda (Moilanen) Makinen. He was raised in the Sparta Location in Minnesota and graduated from Gilbert High School in 1953. Mac proudly served his country in the U. S. Army & Air Force. Mac married Judy Ann Daugherty on February 19, 1963, at the United Methodist Church in Woodbine. The couple lived in...
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Verna Thompson

August 17, 2014

Verna Raye (Merritt) Thompson was born November 8, 1935, to Marian and Erma (Nelson) Merritt in Dunlap, Iowa. She was raised in Dunlap and graduated from Dunlap High School. Verna married Avery Junior Thompson on May 3, 1957, in Luverne, Minnesota. The couple lived in Dunlap. Verna was a waitress at the Gold Slipper and she worked in the laundry room at Dunlap Nursing & Rehab Center. Verna...
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Richard Mann

August 3, 2014

Richard Wayne Mann was born January 29, 1962, to Max and Gerry (Speake) Mann in Omaha, Nebraska. He started school in Woodbine and then when he was in third grade the family moved to Missouri Valley and he attended school there. Rick began working in the construction and carpenter business. He also proudly served his country in the US Navy. Later on he took a job dismantling old ships. On...
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Terry Francis

July 26, 2014

Terry Lee Francis, 59, of Logan went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, July 26, 2014, after having bravely fought cancer for the last 15 months. The son of Oscar and Florence (Roberts) Francis, Terry was born April 6, 1955, and graduated from Lo-Ma High School with the class of 1973. He enjoyed working with his father in road construction for a number of years, mainly in western Nebraska....
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Anna Clausen

July 10, 2014

Anna Ethel (Adams) Clausen was born February 19, 1913, in Washington D. C. to Linwood and Ethel (Burch) Adams. She died on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Clarion Wellness and Rehab Center in Clarion, Iowa. When Anna was three years old she moved with her parents and two sisters to a farm in Orange County, Virginia. In March of 1919 the family moved to a farm near Woodbine, Iowa. Anna received her...
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Audrey Girton

June 27, 2014

Audrey Nell Girton was born July 1, 1935, on a farm near Magnolia, Iowa. Audrey was born to Dean and Martha (Freymuller) Girton. She graduated from Magnolia High School in 1953. Audrey attended college in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. After a year a college she moved to Council Bluffs and worked at Taffee's Drug Store with her aunt, Marie. Audrey started working at Western Bell Telephone in 1956. She...
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John Schwab

June 27, 2014

John Francis Schwab was born July 24, 1940, in rural Harrison County, Iowa to Carl Leonard and Mary Sophia (Flynn) Schwab. John attended St. Joseph's Catholic School in Dunlap through the 8th grade and graduated from Dunlap Community School in 1958. After graduation, John attended Commercial Extension Business School in Omaha, Nebraska and then returned to farming in Dunlap until July of 1963...
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Lynn Smith

June 21, 2014

Lynn Paul Smith was born February 24, 1959, to Paul and Jan (Fox) Smith in Denison, Iowa. He was raised near Dunlap and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1977. He started farming and working at the Boyer Valley Plant near Denison. On February 14, 1981, Lynn married Greta Sisson at St. Patrick Catholic Church. The couple was blessed with a son, Erik. Greta died in 1986 while pregnant with twins...
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Howard Stephens

June 18, 2014

Howard Ernest Stephens was born on September 14, 1927, to Bryant and Vera (Townsel) Stephens in Almyra, Arkansas. He was raised in Hope, Heber Springs and Little Rock, Arkansas. Howard married Donna Means in August of 1966. Howard drove truck, was a mechanic and welder. He worked in the garage and sewer department for the City of Omaha. At one time he operated a motel in North Platte, Nebraska...
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Merle Kepford

June 14, 2014

Merle William Kepford was born July 25, 1921, near Magnolia, Iowa to Leon and Gretchen (Galland) Kepford. When Merle was seven years old the family moved to the Dunlap area. Merle attended Vinland Country School and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1939. On June 2, 1945, Merle married Katherine "Kitty" Fienhold. Merle has lived on the same farm since 1944. Merle was baptized as a...
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John White

June 4, 2014

John Michael White was born July 24, 1956, to Robert and Dorothy (Adams) White in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was raised in Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1975. He then attended Dana College for two years. John married Karen Guse in 1982 in Omaha, Nebraska. John worked at First Data for 27 years. He then worked for Interstate Breads (Hostess & Wonder Bread) until 2012. Due to...
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Mary Inez Simon

June 1, 2014

Mary Inez (Lynch) Simon was born July 17, 1913, to Earl and Kathryn (Holland) Lynch in Vail, Iowa. She was raised in the Vail area and graduated from St. Anne's Catholic High School in Vail. Inez married Clair Simon on March 27, 1940, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Vail. The couple lived in various locations during World War II and then settled in Dunlap in 1944. Inez kept the books for Johnny...
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Carol Morrison

May 28, 2014

Carol Rae (Mackey) Morrison was born February 3, 1944, to James Earl and Mabel Byrd (Trimble) Mackey in Woodbine, Iowa. She was raised in Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1960. On December 9, 1960, Carol married Donald "Bill" Morrison at the Woodbine Presbyterian Church. While Bill was in the Navy, the couple spent some time in Virginia Beach, Virginia. After Bill's honorable...
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Merril McElwain

May 22, 2014

Merril David McElwain was born in Denison on April 12, 1927, to Ora and Gladys (Farley) McElwain and raised in Woodbine, where he graduated from high school in 1945. Shortly after, Merril enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving two separate stints between 1945 and 1952 on bases throughout the country, beginning with the Martin bomber plant at Offutt in Omaha. A lifelong aircraft enthusiast, he...
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Virginia Burke

May 18, 2014

Virginia Anne (Gilmore) Burke was born June 21, 1919, in Council Bluffs, Iowa to George and Anna (Horrigan) Gilmore. She moved to Dunlap when she was in high school, and graduated from St. Joseph High School. On September 16, 1940, she married Joseph Burke. He died on October 14, 1982. Virginia worked as a cook at St. Joseph Catholic School and the Dunlap Public School. She was famous for her...
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Martin Smith

May 11, 2014

Martin Henry Smith was born on March 31, 1923, in Crawford County, Iowa to Silas H. and Ruth (Hazen) Smith. Martin graduated from Dunlap High School in 1943. On November 21, 1942, Martin married Lois Thompson in Papillion, Nebraska. Martin served in the US Navy for 2 ½ years during World War II. After his discharge Martin went to work for Charlie Sweetman then the John Deere Dealership in Dunlap...
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Dale Mether

September 3, 1936 - May 7, 2014

Dale Larry Mether was born September 3, 1936, to Edwin and Vera (Barkoff) Mether in Woodbine, Iowa. He was raised on a farm near Woodbine. Dale attended country school and then Woodbine Normal School and graduated in 1954. After graduation Dale proudly served his county by joining the United States Army in 1955. He was honorably discharged in 1957. On September 8, 1959, Dale married Phyllis...
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Michelle Mitz Zaiser

May 3, 2014

Michelle Ann "Mitz" (Bruck) Zaiser was born on February 6, 1968, to William and Darlene (Assmann) Bruck in Harlan, Iowa. She was raised in Harlan and graduated from Harlan High School in 1986. During high school she worked at Nub's Pub. Mitz then attended Steward School of Hair Design in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She worked part time in the Younker's Beauty Shop and then at her own shop in Portsmouth...
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Richard Heistand

April 26, 2014

Richard Leroy Heistand was born august 13, 1951 to Elvin and Norma ( Nordaker) Heistand in Pisgah, Iowa. Richard was raised south of Soldier and graduated from East Monona High School in 1969. He was baptized and confirmed in the Soldier Lutheran Church. After high school Richard tried his hand at farming with his dad and decided that farming wasn't for him. Richard became an accomplished...
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Judy Cohrs

April 21, 2014

Judith Ann (Niles) Cohrs was born February 14, 1941, to Earl and Herma (Donn) Niles at her family's farm northwest of Magnolia. She was raised near Magnolia and graduated from Magnolia High School in 1959. On September 19, 1959, Judy married Robert Cohrs. Besides being Bob's farming partner for life, Judy also worked at Perfection Press in Logan in the bindery for approximately 22 years. ...
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Fred Sturgill

April 14, 2014

Fred Allen Sturgill was born February 9, 1920, to William and Lucinda (Allen) Sturgill in rural Leslie County, Kentucky. He was raised in Leslie County and attended country school there as well as the Berea, Kentucky Boarding School. He then moved to Ohio and worked at Mosler Safe Company. Fred married Rose Dixon on March 7, 1947, in Newport, Kentucky. The couple moved to Ohio and then back to...
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Pat Hawn

April 2, 2014

Darrell Patrick Hawn was born on August 2, 1934, to Henry Joseph and Lola Audrey (Jones) Hawn in Dunlap, Iowa. He attended country school and St. Joseph Catholic School in Dunlap graduating in 1954. He then farmed with his father and sold Watkins Products. Pat moved to Missouri Valley and worked for the Omaha World Herald and then was dispatcher for the City of Missouri Valley. After his mother...
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Pearl Custer

April 2, 2014

Pearl Irene (Hulsebus) Custer was born in a farm house north east of Ortonville, Minnesota on January 27, 1914, to John Albert and Pauline Wilimina (Mielke) Hulsebus. She lived her life to the age of 100 years, two months and six days. Pearl spent her first few years in Minnesota before her family moved to a farm near Defiance, Iowa. She attended country school in Shelby County through fourth...
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Lula Hatcher

March 15, 2014

Lula Mae (Hatcher) Hatcher was born January 17, 1917, in Post, Texas to William Riley and Effie Mae (Nuzum) Hatcher. Lula started her education in Texas and then the family moved to South Dakota and then to Iowa. Lula married LeRoy Hatcher on November 26, 1937, in Papillion, Nebraska. The couple made their home between Logan and Missouri Valley. They later moved into Logan. Lula worked at Dow's...
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Shirley Michael

March 4, 2014

Shirley Grace (Young) Michael was born August 29, 1922, near Woodbine, Iowa to LeRoy "Dick" and Undine "Una" (Holeton) Young. She grew up in the Woodbine area and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1939. She was a clerk at Sibel's Store, Moore Brothers and also taught country school. On March 1, 1942, Shirley married Dale Michael at Zion Lutheran Church in Magnolia. The couple lived north of...
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Deb Caddell

March 2, 2014

Deborah Lynn (Heikes) Caddell was born August 5, 1967, to Robert and Judy (Janshen) Heikes in Rock Rapids, Iowa. She was raised in Ellsworth, Minnesota and Sioux Center, Iowa. Deb graduated from Sioux Center High School in 1985. Deb worked at Harkers Frozen Foods in Sioux Center. On September 16, 1989, Deb married Larry Caddell in Logan, Iowa. The couple made their home in Woodbine. Deb worked...
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Jerry Spotts

February 24, 2014

Jerald Elwood Spotts was born August 28, 1945, in Dunlap, Iowa to Elwood and Viola (Sullivan) Spotts. Jerry grew up in the Dunlap area, attended St. Patrick's Catholic School, and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1964. At the age of 18, after being hospitalized for three months, he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Jerry worked for the State of Iowa as a controller for nine years until...
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Arlene Barnum

February 20, 2014

Arlene Joye (Richards) Barnum was born September 3, 1920, near Irwin, Iowa to George and Bertha (Will) Richards. She grew up in the Irwin area and graduated from Irwin High School. Arlene married Cloyce Shepard in July of 1940 and the couple was blessed with two children, Lyle and Sandra. The family lived in various locations in Iowa and Missouri. Arlene worked at the Barnum Produce and as an...
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Patsy Gray

February 17, 2014

Patsy Rae (Stewart) Gray was born October 28, 1933, to Dean B. and Josephine E. (Kopp) Stewart in Dunlap, Iowa. Patsy was raised in the Dunlap area and attended school in Dunlap. On December 19, 1949, Patsy was united in marriage to Cyril Everett Gray. The couple farmed in Moorhead and later moved back to the Dunlap area where they continued farming until Cyril's death in 1984. Patsy stayed on...
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LeRoy Stevens

February 15, 2014

LeRoy Dean Stevens was born April 28, 1930, to Harry and Mabel (Katzenberger) Stevens near Woodbine, Iowa. He grew up in the Woodbine and Moorhead areas and attended country school. He started farming with his parents, and he later obtained his GED. LeRoy proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1948-1951. After his honorable discharge LeRoy married Virginia Renz on May 2, 1954. Virginia...
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Dorothy Hein

February 4, 2014

Dorothy Lorraine (Pryor) Hein was born August 13, 1919, to Harry and E. Irene (Cruise) Pryor on a farm southeast of Dunlap, Iowa. She was raised near Dunlap, attended Mill Creek Country School, and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1937. Dorothy married Ralph Hein on March 16, 1938, at the Broadway United Methodist Church Parsonage in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The couple farmed for three years...
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Beulah Mulligan

February 4, 2014

Beulah Harriet (Sharp) Mulligan was born December 18, 1918, to Harry and Olga (Olsen) Sharp in Dow City Iowa. She was raised near Dow City and attended school. Beulah then went to work in Missouri Valley, Iowa. On May 12, 1937, Beulah married Benton William Mulligan at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dunlap. Father Walker was the presiding priest. The couple lived in Dunlap. Beulah worked for...
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Jim Hickey

February 1, 2014

James LeRoy Hickey was born August 16, 1933, to Alice (Behm) and James P. Hickey in rural Woodbine, Iowa. He died February 1, 2014, at the Douglas County Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 80 years, five months and 16 days. Jim grew up in Woodbine and attended both elementary and high school in the community. He graduated at the age of 16 and started his career at the Woodbine Twiner...
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Jim Woodard

January 31, 2014

James William Woodard was born July 15, 1932, to Joe and Alice (Teager) Woodard in Logan, Iowa. He was raised in Logan and attended public school. Jim helped out at the family farm and at the age of 19 he began driving a truck for the quarry in Logan and then for Orville Hicks. He and his dad helped build the Fort Randall Dam in South Dakota. Jim then returned to trucking and drove for Irving F....
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Pat Krohn

January 26, 2014

Patrick David Krohn was born May 11, 1937, in Galesburg, Illinois to Floyd and Eugenia (Woolsey) Krohn. He was raised in East Galesburg and attended school at East Galesburg Elementary and Knoxville High School. He operated the Gulf Gas Station in East Galesburg with his brother, Bub. He also served as the Fire Chief in East Galesburg for 20 years. In 1959, Pat married Sandra Voeller; to this...
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Betty Jane Wingrove

January 26, 2014

Betty Jane (Brasel) Wingrove was born May 15, 1932, to Earl and Thelma (Walworth) Brasel in Dow City, Iowa. She was raised in the Dow City area and graduated from Dow City High School in 1950. She worked at Mutual of Omaha. Jane married Jack Wingrove on November 11, 1951, at the chapel at Denison's United Methodist Church. While Jack drove trucks, the couple lived in Omaha, Dunlap, and Cheyenne,...
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Craig Mac McAllister

January 25, 2014

Craig Eugene "Mac" McAllister was born July 25, 1953, to William and Eunice (Thorson) McAllister in Sioux City, Iowa. He was raised in Sioux City and then graduated from Central High School in 1971. While in high school he participated in football and wrestling. Mac attended Augustana College and received his Bachelor's degree in Mathematics in 1975. He taught math at East Monona High School from...
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Mary Alice Baldwin

January 23, 2014

Mary Alice (Sullivan) Baldwin was born December 9, 1931, to Maurice and Alice (Finnegan) Sullivan in Dunlap, Iowa. She was the oldest of seven children. Mary Alice was raised in Dunlap, attended country school, and graduated from St. Joseph Catholic School in 1949. After graduation she worked in Omaha. On August 17, 1953, Mary Alice married Fritz Baldwin at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in...
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Ed Logan

January 19, 2014

James Edward "Ed" Logan was born May 22, 1930, to Everett and Zada (Chappell) Logan in Logan, Iowa. He attended country school and graduated from Logan High School in 1948. Ed proudly served his country in the U.S. National Guard and then in the Reserves. After his honorable discharge he operated heavy equipment and was on the road crew that built Interstate 29. He then farmed and sold Moorman's...
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Glennie Waite

January 17, 2014

Glenn Murray Waite was born June 5, 1925, to Arthur and Ferne (Arnold) Waite in Woodbine, Iowa. He was raised in Woodbine and graduated from the Woodbine High School in 1942. Glennie began farming with his father. On June 7, 1945, Glennie married Betty June Robertson at Betty June's family farm. Over the years Glennie farmed, owned the Champlin Service on the Highway 30, and drove a school bus...
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Jessie Smith

January 13, 2014

Jessie Fern (Golden) Smith was born January 30, 1925, to William Ernest and Gladys Lucille (Overman) Golden in Woodbine, Iowa. She was raised in Woodbine attending Woodbine Public Schools, and she graduated in 1943. Jessie married Arthur Smith on December 9, 1943, at the RLDS Church in Woodbine. The couple lived in the Woodbine area. Jessie helped raise her siblings and other family members even...
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Catherine Thiessen

January 12, 2014

Catherine Bernadine (Brown) Thiessen was born on June 25, 1907, in Fremont, Nebraska to Edward J. and Mary (Ryan) Brown. She grew up in the Fremont area and attended St. Patrick's Catholic School in Fremont. On October 8, 1929, Catherine married Orval D. Thiessen in Fremont. The couple lived in Fremont and then moved to Ashland, Nebraska. Catherine operated the Dairy Treat next to Orval's Mobil...
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Ed Shumate

January 9, 2014

Edward Carl Shumate was born December 7, 1937, to Walter and Maymie (Kline) Shumate near Dunlap, Iowa. He was raised near Dow City and attended country school then Dow City Public School. Ed started farming with his father. In his late teens he moved to California and worked for a farmer there for a short time. He returned to the Dunlap and Dow City areas and resumed farming. On June 3, 1959, Ed...
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Lois Case

January 7, 2014

Lois Jean (Henderson) Case was born March 31, 1937, to Martin and Irvina (Patrick) "Pat" Henderson in Spencer Township Rall County, Missouri. In her early years she lived in Louisiana, Missouri and then attended high school in St. Louis, Missouri. Lois married Russell Nelsen I in June of 1955. The couple was blessed with six children, Denise, Russ, Terry, Darrell, Renee and Sherry. The family...
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John Benjamin

January 2, 2014

John Lavern Benjamin was born June 7, 1920, to Blanche Marie (Kelley) and Holland "Dick" Benjamin in Panama, Iowa. The family then moved south of Dunlap. John attended the North Picayune Country School and Dunlap High School. John proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1942~1945. After his honorable discharge John returned to farming. He and his brother Bob had some race horses for...
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Bobbie Stueve

January 1, 2014

Bobbie Joe Stueve was born December 17, 1928, in Orson, Iowa to Manlee J. and Hazel (Ruffcorn) Stueve. He lived in Orson until he was about 10 years old when the family moved to the Missouri bottom area near DeSoto Bend. He attended country school and then Missouri Valley High School, there meeting Marifrances and graduating in 1947. Bob married Marifrances (Keller) on September 29, 1948. The...
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Hazel Koski

December 29, 2013

Hazel Louise (Lyman) Koski was born August 10, 1915, to Bert and Florence (Nichols) Lyman near Dunlap, Iowa. She was the third of six children. Hazel was raised on a farm south of Dunlap where she attended country school and then graduated from Woodbine Normal School in 1933. Her mother died when she was just 14 years old so she helped to raise her younger siblings and keep the house. She was...
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Darlene Hood

December 29, 2013

Darlene Faye (Smith) Hood was born March 20, 1923, to William and Laura (Tupper) Smith in Woodbine, Iowa. Darlene grew up in Woodbine, graduating from Woodbine High School with the class of 1940. She went on to secretarial school then to Washington, D.C. during World War II. There she met Fred E. Hood at the USO, and they were married September 10, 1948. Darlene was a devoted and loving Navy...
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Jim Turner

December 27, 2013

James Martin Turner was born May 10, 1923, to William and Cora (Stevenson) Turner in Dow City, Iowa. He was raised in Dow City and graduated from Dow City High School. Jim proudly served his country in the United States Navy during WW II. Following his honorable discharge he worked in Des Moines, Iowa for a while doing clerical work and then returned to Dow City. On August 26, 1947, Jim married...
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Georgia Koski

December 27, 2013

Georgia Ellen (Stilson) Koski was born April 5, 1919, to Albert and Rose (Jacobsen) Stilson in Dunlap, Iowa. She was raised in Dunlap and attended school. Georgia's father was a railroad man so the family moved many times. On April 18, 1936, Georgia married Ralph Koski at the Methodist Church's Parsonage in Dow City, Iowa. The couple owned and operated the Koski Insurance and Real Estate Agency. ...
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Marie Houston

December 16, 2013

Marie Lillian (Hanigan) Houston was born on December 8, 1921, to Thomas and Catherine (Murphy) Hanigan in Boyer Township near Dunlap, Iowa. She attended Boyer Township Grade School and graduated from St. Joseph's Parochial High School. She then attended Iowa State Teacher's College & the University of Omaha. Marie married Edward W. Houston Jr. on May 21, 1946, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in...
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Bryan Scichilone

October 12, 1973 - December 13, 2013

Bryan Santo Scichilone of Louisville, Kentucky an extraordinary loving soul who has deeply touched our lives, along with many others, has departed this earth for his heavenly home. Bryan was born to Rita Heistand and Marshall Scichilone on October 12th 1973 and passed away Friday December 13th 2013. Bryan was beloved in the community and focused his efforts and attention largely on helping...
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Jim Archer

November 29, 2013

James Walter Archer was born December 9, 1926, to Willie Marion and Elsie Rosetta (Lang) Archer in Emerson, Iowa. He was raised in Emerson and attended country school. Jim then started to help on the farm. Jim proudly served his country in the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War. On August 20, 1948, Jim married Donna Thiles at Donna's family's home. The couple lived southeast of Logan at the...
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Carol Ruth McClenathan

November 28, 2013

Carol Ruth (Miller) McClenathan was born November 27, 1936, to John and Matie (Petersen) Miller near Woodbine, Iowa. She attended country school in Lincoln Township and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1954. Carol Ruth worked at the Extension Office in Logan before graduating in 1962 from Jennie Edmundson School of Nursing in Council Bluffs. She then worked as an RN in Cedar Rapids, Iowa....
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Rex Rains

November 22, 2013

Rex Lorrin Rains was born July 28, 1938, in Nebraska City, Nebraska to William and Wilma (McAdams) Rains. Rex grew up in Peru, Nebraska and graduated from Peru Prep. Rex married Jo Winingham and the couple was blessed with four children. They operated a grocery store in Peru and then moved to Des Moines, Iowa. In the early 1970s Rex returned to Peru and owned and operated Rex's Café and the...
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Barbara Miller

November 8, 2013

Barbara Lucille (Knapper) Miller was born on January 25, 1932, to Lloyd and Victoria (Ogren) Knapper in Carroll, Iowa. Barbara grew up in Jefferson, Iowa, attended school in Farlin, Iowa and graduated from Jefferson High School in 1950. Barbara attended Wayne State Teachers College for three years. She was hired by Henry Boone and taught first grade in Woodbine until 1955. On November 26,...
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John "Bud" Zimmer

July 3, 1928 - November 5, 2013

John Gerald "Bud" Zimmer, Jr. was born on July 3, 1928 in Buck Grove, Iowa to John and Ida (Wilke) Zimmer, Sr. Bud was raised on the family farm north of Earling. Bud attended country school and St. Joseph Catholic School graduating in 1945. He enlisted in the US Army on February 19, 1951. He was honorably discharged on February 7, 1953. He moved back home to help his parents farm the family...
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Clifford Brewster

November 3, 2013

Clifford Eugene Brewster was born on March 28, 1929, to Clifford Udell and Iva Gladys (Jackson) Brewster in Woodbine, Iowa. He was raised in Woodbine and attended country school. Clifford proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1953 after two years of service. On July 19, 1953, Clifford married Florela Winey at the Methodist Church in...
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Jean Barry

October 30, 2013

Norma Jean (McHenry) Barry was born April 1, 1935, to Riley and Alice (Axtel) McHenry in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Jean attended country school and then graduated from Woodbine High School in 1953. She worked at the Pix Theater when she was in 7th and 8th grade and at the Bolt Café for Bill Bolt while she was in high school. After graduation she worked at Mutual of Omaha. In 1954, Jean married...
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Sandi Mahlberg

October 24, 2013

Sandra Kay (Frazier) Mahlberg was born March 4, 1954, to Robert and Adabelle (Schwartz) Frazier in Omaha, Nebraska. She was raised in Dunlap and attended the public school. Sandi worked at various places in Dunlap and helped families with babysitting. She also worked at Larson's Café, Jo-Mart Steakhouse and the Dunlap Nursing & Rehab Center. On April 22, 1972, Sandi married David Mahlberg at St....
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Leslie Olson, Sr.

October 21, 2013

Leslie Dean Olson was born on September 1, 1950, to John and Margaret (Wiepert) Olson in Logan, Iowa. He was raised in Logan and graduated from Logan High School in 1969. Les proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1969 ~ 1973. Les married Jackie Price on October 27, 1972, at the United Methodist Church in Woodbine. The couple lived in Logan, Columbus, Nebraska,...
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Judy Smith

October 18, 2013

Judith "Judy" Louise (Howard) Smith was born December 17, 1939, on a very snowy day in Monona County (Jordan Township) to Cora Edith Ulven and Earl Howard. She attended Spring Valley rural school and then Moorhead Public School. Her family moved to Dunlap in April of 1951 and she graduated from DHS in 1958. After graduation she worked in Omaha as a proof reader until she married John P. Smith,...
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Joan Ullrich

October 18, 2013

Barbara Joan Ullrich was born September 6, 1936, to John Henry and Clara Jane (Mefferd) Lewis near Dunlap, Iowa. At a young age, Joan and her family moved to Magnolia. She was raised on the family farm near Magnolia and graduated from Magnolia High School. She then started to work at the Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha, Nebraska. On July 20, 1957, Joan married Arlen "Butch" Ullrich at the United...
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Betty Hansen

October 16, 2013

Betty Marie Hansen was born on October 9, 1936, in Harrison County to George and Thelma (Gibson) Barrier. Betty was a homemaker until her children were in junior high. She held many jobs including a convenience store clerk, waitress and manager at the Town Inn Motel in Woodbine. She also was a cook at the Harrison County Jail and worked at West Central Development Corporation until 2011. ...
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Virginia Cave

September 17, 2013

Virginia Mae (Harmon) Cave was born May 23, 1921, near Pisgah, Iowa to George Emmett and Minnie Etta (Outhouse) Harmon. She attended country school east of Moorhead, grade school in Moorhead and then graduated from Pisgah High School in 1939. Virginia married Leroy Cave November 26, 1939, at Virginia's parents' home in Pisgah. The couple lived in the Pisgah area and then moved to Avoca in 1950....
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Don "Soup" Anderson

September 17, 2013

Don "Soup" Eugene Anderson was born October 24, 1928, to Andrew and Ruby (Keairnes) Anderson in Dow City, Iowa. He was raised in Dow City and attended school there. On October 16, 1949, Don married Lois Winsor. The couple was blessed with eight children. In 1968, Don married Viola Presley. Viola died in 2005. Soup worked as a truck driver for Jurgensen & Brue Trucking as well as for his Uncle...
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Barbara Cox

September 15, 2013

Barbara Ellen (Davis) Cox was born February 5, 1916, to Roy and Hazel (Tupper) Davis in Persia, Iowa. She was raised on the family farm near Persia and attended country school. She was graduated from Logan High School in 1933. Barbara attended one additional year of schooling for business. Barbara married Howard Kermitt Cox on December 1, 1940. The couple lived in Logan. Barbara first worked for...
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Doratt Baker

September 12, 2013

Doratt Louise (Vandivort) Baker was born August 15, 1942, in Moorhead, Iowa to George and Hilda (Peterson) Vandivort. She was raised in Moorhead and moved to Dunlap when she was in 8th grade. She then graduated from Dunlap High School. On August 24, 1963, Doratt married Paul "Cuz" Baker at the United Methodist Church in Dunlap. The couple lived in Dunlap. She cleaned the Barrett Funeral Home for...
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Dorothy Conyers

September 9, 2013

Dorothy Lucille (Smith) Conyers was born October 20, 1919, to Hubert and Sara Jane (Shumate) Smith in Dunlap, Iowa. She was raised in the Dunlap area and attended country school. She then moved into town with her much beloved grandmother so she could attend Dunlap High School. Dorothy married Leonard Carrier Conyers on November 13, 1938. The couple lived in Woodbine and Irwin, Iowa before...
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Richard "Spike" Monahan

September 7, 2013

Richard Francis "Spike" Monahan was born on March 9, 1951, in Harlan, Iowa to John Joseph and Helen (Miller) Monahan. Richard attended country school near Woodbine, then Woodbine Public School and the Logan Public Schools. Richard then did odd jobs in the Woodbine area including: working with Rex Rains at Rex's Meat Market and at Charlie Benjamin's locker. Richard loved spending time with...
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Wayne Robertson

February 17, 1947 - August 27, 2013

Wayne Edwin Robertson was born on February 17, 1947, to Edwin John and Marian Pearl (Clark) Robertson in Dunlap, Iowa. Wayne was raised on the farm and attended country school for a few years. He then attended Dunlap Community School and graduated in 1965. While in high school, he thoroughly enjoyed sports and was the student manager for the football team. During school, Wayne worked many odd...
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Helen Margaret Craft

October 18, 1927 - August 21, 2013

Helen Margaret Craft was born October 18, 1927, to Guy and Hazel (Thoreson) Heistand near Pisgah, Iowa. She was raised in the Pisgah, Dunlap, and Woodbine areas. Helen graduated from Woodbine High School with a Normal Training Teaching Certificate in 1945. She taught country school near Dunlap after graduation. Helen married Howard "Bud" Craft on May 19, 1946 at the Lutheran Church in Harlan,...
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Danny Schmidt

May 4, 1983 - August 16, 2013

Daniel Adam Schmidt was born May 4, 1983, to Gary and Jeannie (Bray) Schmidt in Sioux City, Iowa. Danny grew up in Sloan, Iowa and Wayne, Nebraska. He attended Wayne High School and then moved to Sloan and graduated from Westwood High School in 2001. Danny then attended Western Iowa Tech Community College for two years to study graphic design. Danny worked in several places in the Sioux City...
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Jim Schaben, Sr.

August 3, 2013

"Tell it like it is"…………... James Frank Schaben was born May 10, 1926, to Jacob and Blanche (Von Tersh) Schaben in Earling, Iowa. Jim's father passed away in 1934, and he was raised by his mother and aunt and uncle, Sue and Joe Hermrick. Jim graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1943. During WWII Jim entered the United States Marine Corp. After his honorable discharge he...
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Tom Harris

August 2, 2013

Thomas Delbert Harris was born December 14, 1955, to Maynard and Joyce (Loomis) Harris in Onawa, Iowa. Tom grew up east of Moorhead and graduated from East Monona High School in 1974. Tom married Deb Hull on June 14, 1974. To this union three children were born, Rick, infant daughter that died at birth and Casey. They made their home in Moorhead. Tom worked at various jobs over the years...
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Bette Harris

July 10, 2013

Bette Jean (Anderson) Harris was born on December 3, 1930, to Lars and Florence (Clemon) Anderson in Ute, Iowa. She lived with her family on a farm near Ute until she was six years old. The family then moved to Dunlap and lived there until 1947 when they moved to Woodbine. Bette graduated from Woodbine High School in 1948. She began working at the phone company, and on June 10, 1951, Bette...
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Lyonal Tommy Clodfelder, Sr.

July 8, 2013

Lyonal David "Tommy" Clodfelder was born July 1, 1917, to Henry Eli and Amanda Jane (Kerchner) Clodfelder. He was born and raised in Logan and graduated from Logan High School. Tommy married Alma Lucille Erickson on June 17, 1940. Tommy proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII, stationed in Texas. Except for his time in the service, Tom lived his entire life in Logan...
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Danny Jochims

July 5, 2013

Daniel Ray Jochims was born on November 21, 1951, to Raymond Jochims and Lena Bahr in Earling, Iowa. The family lived in Dunlap where Danny attended Dunlap Public School and then moved to Woodbine and he attended Woodbine High School. On February 28, 1970, Danny married Debra Lynne Craft at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Woodbine, and they made their home in Woodbine. Danny began working for GTE...
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Lloyd DeForest

June 15, 2013

Lloyd Delvin DeForest was born October 18, 1937, to Jesse Delvin and Eldora (Thomas) DeForest in Dunlap, Iowa. He attended country school near Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1956. Lloyd started farming with his parents. He then attended auctioneering school in Mason City and auctioneered for a while. On March 6, 1960, Lloyd married Patricia Hopkins. The couple continued...
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Marie Case

June 15, 2013

Theresa Marie (Henscheid) Case was born July 8, 1929 to Joseph and Marie (Mueller) Henscheid in Westphalia Township. She was raised in Westphalia and graduated from St. Boniface Catholic High School in Westphalia. Marie worked as a waitress in Harlan for two years. On May 4, 1950, Marie married Tom Case. Tom affectionately called Marie "Mert." The couple made their home in west central Iowa. They...
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Robert Schraeder

June 13, 2013

Robert Charles Schraeder was born in Woodbine, Iowa on October 24, 1930, to George and Anna Elfrieda (Kruse) Schraeder. Bob resided in Woodbine his entire life except for his two years of military service. Bob attended the Woodbine Community Schools and graduated with the class of 1948. After graduation, Bob worked for Cushing Murfield Construction as a lineman building overhead power lines in...
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Kenneth Speake

February 23, 1940 - June 7, 2013

Kenneth Eugene Speake was born February 23, 1940, to Gerald and Eva Speake in Woodbine, Iowa. Kenneth died on Friday, June, 7 2013, in Bryant, Arkansas at the age of 73 years, three months and 15 days. Kenneth graduated from Woodbine high School in 1957 and proudly served his county in the United States Air Force for four years. After two years overseas duty in Japan he was stationed at the...
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Mary Niedermyer

June 2, 2013

Mary Elizabeth (Epperson) Niedermyer was born September 26, 1922, to Roy and Nellie (Cody) Epperson in Ragland Township, Harrison County, Iowa. She was raised in the Pisgah area and graduated from Modale High School in 1940. She then taught school in the Harrison County Country Schools for a few years. Mary married Milton Niedermyer on February 28, 1946 at the Pisgah Catholic Rectory. The couple...
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Donna Bahr

May 27, 2013

Donna Fae (Mills) Bahr was born February 5, 1940, to Orville and Bernadine (Speake) Mills on the family farm near Woodbine, Iowa. She attended country school, and in 1947 she moved into town and attended Woodbine Public School where she graduated in 1958. In her youth, Donna played basketball, was active at the Logan Christian Church, and enjoyed going to Nebowa Christian Camp. Donna married...
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Jo Rains

May 20, 2013

Gertrude Josephine (Winingham) Rains was born on November 6, 1938, in Versailles, Missouri to Shelby Clayton and Dorothy Leona (Blanks) Winingham. Jo grew up in the Versailles area before the family moved to Peru, Nebraska where she graduated from high school. Jo married Rex Rains and to this union four children were born. The couple operated a grocery store in Peru and then moved to Des Moines,...
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Jack Thomsen

May 17, 2013

John "Jack" Thomsen was born August 20, 1935, to Paul and Arlene (Keiner) Thomsen near Arion, Iowa. He was raised in the Arion and Dow City areas and attended the Paradise Center Country School. He graduated from the Dow City High School in 1953. Jack then began working as a farmer. He proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1955 ~ 1957 and then continued to serve in the...
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Billie Humlicek

May 14, 2013

Beulah Maxine "Billie" (Wilson) Humlicek was born on December 1, 1919, to Anna B. (Strahorn) and Frank M. Wilson in Alden, Iowa. She was raised in Alden and then graduated from high school. Billie married Glen Harper on October 23, 1937. To this union two children were born. The couple operated the produce center in Dunlap, Iowa until Glen's death in 1961. Billie then worked for Bonsall TV &...
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Barbara Foster

May 6, 2013

Barbara Jean (Ward) Foster was born June 29, 1928, to Leland Earl Ward and Ruth Ethel (Pilant) Ward in Omaha, Nebraska. She was raised in Omaha and graduated from Benson High School in 1946. Barb was united in marriage to William Foster on April 3, 1948. Barb and her husband Bill moved to Woodbine Iowa in 1970. While there they remodeled a 100+ year old farm house then later moved into town....
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Fred Frazier

May 1, 2013

Frederick Charles Frazier was born March 26, 1929, to Dave and Myrtle (Mitchell) Frazier in Dunlap, Iowa. Fred was raised near Dunlap and attended country school. He then started farming west of Dunlap. Fred proudly served his country in the United States Army. Fred married Irene Alexander on July 12, 1954, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The couple lived in Dunlap. Fred worked for a local trucking...
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