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Harold "Fuzzy" Douglas

August 1, 2015

Fuzzy Douglas, 72, of Woodbine died on Saturday, August 1st at the Rose Vista Nursing Home. Fuzzy is survived by his wife, Cathy and many other relatives and friends. Service times and a complete obituary will be posted as soon as the information is available.
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Don Lyman

July 24, 2015

Donald Lee Lyman was born April 15, 1939, to Harold and Clothilda (Mahlberg) Lyman in Dunlap, Iowa. He was raised in the Dow City area and graduated from Dow City High School. After graduation he worked at Farmland and he also farmed near Dow City. Don married Jo McFee in Avoca, Iowa on November 30, 1985. The couple has lived south of Magnolia all of their married life. In 1990 Don started the JD...
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Charlie Benjamin

July 15, 2015

Charles Jess Benjamin was born May 30, 1927, to H. L. "Dick" and Blanche (Kelley) Benjamin near Dunlap, Iowa. He attended the Picayune Country School and Dunlap Public School. Charlie proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1946-1949 in Germany and as a staff sergeant in Korea until his honorable discharge in 1951. Charlie was awarded two Bronze Stars. He returned to farming in the...
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Wilbur Moore

July 13, 2015

Wilbur Lee Moore was born October 5, 1932, to Lee R. and Ella Mae (Goodman) Moore in Willow Township, Monona County, Iowa. He was raised in the Moorhead area and attended country school. Wilbur proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from May 13, 1953 ~ May 12, 1955. He was in the radar school. Wilbur married Darlene Nuzum on September 19, 1953, at the Christian Church...
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Art Dorland

July 9, 2015

Arthur William Dorland was born April 3, 1917, to Aubrey Phillip and Harriett C. (Buchanan) Dorland in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Art attended country school, and he graduated in 1935 from Abraham Lincoln High School. Art worked as a farm hand, and then was drafted into the army in 1942. Art proudly served his country in WWII and flew planes for the U.S. Army. He was honorably discharged in 1946 and...
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Barbara Boustead

July 9, 2015

Barbara Ann (Coffman) Boustead was born August 3, 1924, to Loren and Hazel (Moore) Coffman in South English, Iowa. She was raised in South English and graduated from South English High School in 1942. She then attended Parson College in Fairfield, Iowa for two years and then she attended the University of Iowa and graduated from there in 1946 with a degree in Secondary Education and Literature....
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Bonnie Martin

July 8, 2015

Bonita (Nuzum) Martin was born August 8, 1925, in Monona County, Iowa, to Howard and Beatrice (Coate) Nuzum. She married her high school sweetheart, Bill Martin, on June 17, 1944. They farmed in the Pisgah area for a number of years before moving to Council Bluffs. Bonnie was honored by Governor Tom Vilsack for making outstanding contributions to Iowa children by working in education for more...
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Jerry Hilton

July 3, 2015

Jerry Chester Hilton was born July 22, 1948, to Chester and Helen (Voss) Hilton in Pisgah, Iowa. He attended school in River Sioux, Little Sioux, Modale and graduated from Mondamin High School in 1967. Jerry proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, where he earned the Bronze Star. After his honorable discharge Jerry worked at Jensen Construction, American Beef Packers,...
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Donald James "Jim" Guyett

June 30, 2015

Donald James "Elbows" Guyett was born November 28, 1926, to Paul and Flora (O'Banion) Guyett in Woodbine, Iowa. He attended country school and the Woodbine Public School. Jim moved to California and worked in the shipyards and then joined the U. S. Navy. After his honorable discharge he returned to Woodbine and worked at Siebels Grocery Store. On January 20, 1954, Jim married Delores Finley...
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Norene Rannells

June 30, 2015

Norene Ione (Pedersen) Rannells was born July 31, 1929, in rural Crawford County to Peter and Emma (Weber) Pedersen. Norene was baptized and confirmed at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Dunlap and was a lifetime member of the church. She received her schooling in Dunlap and graduated with the class of 1946. Norene earned her cosmetology degree in July of 1947 and worked for 20 years at...
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Daxtyn Michael Nelson

June 29, 2015

Daxtyn Michael Nelson was born May 4, 2015, to Derek and Jen (Pauley) Nelson in Omaha, Nebraska. He died on June 29, 2015, at Children's Hospital in Omaha at the age of one month and 25 days. In Daxtyn's short time on earth he touched so many people's lives. Daxtyn had the entire community of Woodbine as well as other communities praying for him and his family. Daxtyn enjoyed listening to his...
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Jim Davie

June 27, 2015

James Russell Davie was born November 21, 1932, to Paul and Claribel (Lambert) Davie in Dunlap, Iowa. Jim attended school in Dunlap and graduated in 1950. He worked at Briardale Grocery Store and the bowling alley. Jim went to California and was a singer for a short time before returning to Dunlap. Jim married JoAnn Weber on February 14, 1953, at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dunlap. He...
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Duane Umland

June 25, 2015

Duane Lee Umland was born August 5, 1938, to Walter and Louise (Lohmeier) Umland in Lincoln, Nebraska. Duane was a lifetime member of the Lutheran faith. He was christened on September 4, 1938, at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eagle, Nebraska. He was confirmed on April 20, 1952, at Trinity Lutheran Church southeast of Walton, Nebraska. He was currently a member of Immanuel Lutheran...
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Jim Nuzum

June 19, 2015

Robert James "Jim" Nuzum was born March 16, 1953, to Robert and Nettie (Lantz) Nuzum in Pisgah, Iowa. Jim attended school in Dunlap, Moorhead, Onawa, Blenco and then Woodbine. Jim married Beth Forde on June 10, 1972, in Magnolia, Iowa. The couple was blessed with one daughter, Alicea on June 16, 1973. Jim shelled corn, worked road construction and for 16 winters he helped his dad take care of...
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Lowell Arps

June 19, 2015

Lowell Fred Arps was born April 9, 1925, to Fred Jacob and Mable Justena (Peterson) Arps in Arcadia, Iowa. He was raised in Arcadia and then the family moved to Woodbine when Lowell was 10 years old. Lowell graduated from Woodbine High School in 1943. Lowell proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1943 ~ 1947. Lowell married Patricia Ann Fischer, his high school sweetheart, on...
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Fred Radloff

June 17, 2015

Frederick Carroll Radloff was born October 3, 1947 to Fritz and Margaret Radloff in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was raised in the Hardscratch and Pisgah areas and attended school in Pisgah. Fred farmed with his parents as well as Harvey Leisinger. He also drove a truck for Faye Wiltse, worked at Schemmers Rock Quarry, Goberson & Smith Bridge Construction, Help, Inc., Rawson & Sons Roofing,...
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Carroll Peters

June 15, 2015

Carroll Lynn "Hap" Peters was born February 8, 1949, to Orville and Laura (Cox) Peters in Pisgah, Iowa. He was raised near Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School. He then attended Tarkio College and was studying history. He was involved in a car accident that killed his girlfriend. After the accident he returned to the farm and helped his parents. Hap did temporary work, and for the...
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Vivian Kaufman

June 8, 2015

Vivian Irene (Hansen) Kaufman was born May 11, 1921, in Beebeetown, Iowa to Leonard and Elizabeth (Burkhead) Hansen. She grew up in the Logan area and graduated from Logan High School in 1938. On September 23, 1941, Vivian married Frank Kaufman at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Earling, Iowa. The couple farmed in Shelby and Harrison Counties and moved to Woodbine in 1976. Vivian had cooked at the...
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Jonathan Barclay

June 2, 2015

Jonathan Dale Barclay was born October 29, 1948, to Francis and Lennah (Marlatt) Barclay in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. He was raised in Harrison, Michigan and graduated from high school with the class of 1967. Jon married Carol Yeager in 1967, in Harrison, Michigan. The couple was blessed with three daughters, Janee, Carrie and Lynn. The couple lived in Houghton Lake, Michigan where Jon worked at...
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Mindy Pape

May 29, 2015

Mindy Allison Pape was born on June 23, 1979, in Omaha, Nebraska to Marilyn Pape. She grew up in Dunlap and graduated from the Boyer Valley School in 1998. She was very active with the Girl Scouts. Mindy has worked at Casey's in Denison and the Dollar Store in Ida Grove. She was a stay at home mother; she did some babysitting and dog sitting also. Mindy loved to go to concerts and movies. ...
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Debbie Petersen

May 28, 2015

Debra Dianne (McCord) Petersen was born December 2, 1957, to Harold R. and Elaine (Dai) McCord in Denison, Iowa. She grew up in Dunlap and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1976. On June 11, 1982, she married Ronald Jurgen Petersen in Lake View, Iowa. The couple moved to Kiron, Iowa. In 1989 they moved to Austin, Texas and in 1993 to Westfield, Massachusetts. Debbie enjoyed her friends,...
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Bette Leonard

May 19, 2015

Bette Jane (Bonsall) Leonard was born August 8, 1930, to Joseph and Hilda Karolina (Backlund) Bonsall in Indianola, Iowa. The family moved many times in Bette's younger years before settling in Dunlap, Iowa. Bette started her schooling in Dunlap, and then the family moved to Logan and Bette graduated from the Logan High School in 1948. Bette taught country school for one year south of Logan at...
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Jack Lowrey

May 19, 2015

John "Jack" Barney Lowrey was born February 21, 1945, to John and Rosina (Jones) Lowrey in Woodbine, Iowa. He was raised near Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1963. John married Lynellen Dahm and the couple was blessed with three children. Jack has farmed his entire life. In 1974 there was a trailer fire that claimed the lives of his two young daughters. Later, his son was...
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Alan Frazier

May 15, 2015

Alan Jerome Frazier was born October 16, 1956, to Clarence and Eileen (Keuter) Frazier in Dunlap, Iowa. Alan attended school in Dunlap. He proudly served his country in the United States Army for 23 years. Alan married Kerry Grosz on February 14, 1976. In 1984 Alan married Edna "Edie" Malcom at Dick Wood's Barber Shop in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The couple lived in Arion, Iowa. Alan worked in...
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Mike Murphy

June 4, 1954 - May 12, 2015

Michael Patrick Murphy was born June 4, 1954, the second child of Eugene B. and Ellie R. (Arthur) Murphy in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Mike graduated Ralston High School in Ralston, Nebraska in 1972. He then proudly served his country in the Marines for four years and the Iowa National Guard for nine years. On April 15, 1978, Mike married Cathy Fouts at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dunlap. He...
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Louise Thomas

May 7, 2015

Louise Helen (Hunt) Thomas was born April 9, 1927, to Clarence and Louisa "Lula" (Chamberlain) Hunt near Mondamin, Iowa. She was raised near Mondamin and graduated from the Mondamin High School in 1944. After her graduation she worked as a telephone operator. Louise married Lloyd Thomas on March 17, 1949, at the Christian Church in Logan, Iowa. The couple made their home in the Mondamin area. The...
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Ardis Moore

May 3, 2015

Ardis Jayne Moore was born September 6, 1938, to Lewis and Aleta (Jensen) Moore in Onawa, Iowa. She was raised in Moorhead, Iowa and graduated from Moorhead High School in 1955. Ardis married Warren Moore, December 15, 1955, and they later divorced. They lived in Moorhead Iowa until 1960, when they moved to Ames Iowa, where she attended Iowa State University and received her bachelor's degree...
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Virginia Wright

April 27, 2015

Virginia Mae (Heiberg) Wright was born June 30, 1926, to Hans and Tressa (Shaw) Heiberg in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She was raised in the Crescent, Iowa area and attended school there. On May 2, 1943, Virginia married Orville Wright in Papillion, Nebraska. The couple lived on a farm near Pisgah. They later bought their present farm northeast of Woodbine. Virginia helped take care of the house and...
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Rachel Mohn

April 27, 2015

Rachel Alice (Stolley) Mohn was born on August 8, 1917, to Harry Hans and Alice Jane (Cox) Stolley in Allen Township, near Pisgah, Iowa. Rachel went to country school in Allen Township and high school in Pisgah. Rachel married Walter Mohn in 1941. To this union two sons were born, Solomon and Charles. When Walter returned from WWII, the couple farmed east of Pisgah where they raised their...
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Brayden Shumate

April 17, 2015

Brayden Lance Shumate was born June 30, 2001, to Ella Fremont and Jason Shumate in Denison, Iowa. He was raised in Dunlap and was a 7th grade student at the Boyer Valley Community School. Brayden lived on the farm and enjoyed all the work associated with the farm. Brayden fought cancer for nearly three years. In this battle he always enjoyed hot wings following his blood work or his...
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Neal Gorham

April 16, 2015

Neal Ralph Gorham was born January 26, 1944, to Ralph Harold and Elizabeth Jane "Betty" (Oldham) Gorham in Onawa, Iowa. He was raised on the family farm near Soldier and graduated from Soldier High School. Neal married LaQueta Knoff Olson at Bethesda Lutheran Church on October 18, 1980. Neal and his brother, David, owned and operated Gorham Brother's Trucking Company while farming with their dad....
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Helen Moores

April 15, 2015

Helen Faye Moores was born on February 15, 1925, to Harry H. and Minnie (Knauss) Poe in Woodbine, Iowa. Helen grew up in Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1942. She then taught country school for a few years. On August 11, 1952, Helen married Wilbur Moores in Omaha, Nebraska. The couple lived in Schleswig for seven years and then returned to Woodbine. Helen worked at the ...
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Margaret Cotton

April 7, 2015

Margaret Ann (Ulbrick) Cotton was born December 27, 1931 to Raymond and Alice (O'Neal) Ulbrick on a farm south of Nebraska City, Nebraska. She attended Indian Hill Elementary and T.J. Majors Training school in Peru, Nebraska, where her mother was an elementary teacher and later an elementary supervisor. Early on Margaret showed an immense musical talent as well as a brilliant mind. She...
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Harold Town

April 3, 2015

Harold Raymond Town was born July 11, 1928, in rural Custer County, Nebraska at the foot of the Sand Hills to Roy and Lula (Owen) Town. He was raised in Nebraska and attended country school. On August 8, 1954 Harold married Lynnette Williamson. Harold farmed, worked at John Deere, was a Teamsters member and a transportation business owner. Harold proudly served his country in the United States...
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Bart Rule

April 2, 2015

Barton Dean Rule was born on July 16, 1947, in Denison, Iowa to Gilbert and Clarice (Wagner) Rule. He grew up on the family farm near Dunlap and graduated from St. Joseph Catholic High School in 1966. Bart attended St. Benedicts College in Atchison, Kansas and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in history in 1970. He then joined the American Peace Corps and was stationed in a village of 1200...
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Duane Berry

April 2, 2015

Duane Edwin Berry was born April 5, 1923, to Carl and Agnes (Zessin) Berry in Calloway, Nebraska. Duane was born in a sod house and lived there for the first few years of his life. He attended school in Calloway and graduated from high school in 1940. On February 23, 1941, Duane entered into the United States Navy and proudly served his country until June 1, 1956. He was honorably discharged...
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Shirley Krajicek

March 29, 2015

Shirley Ellen (Schaefer) Krajicek was born June 13, 1941, to Cletus and Elizabeth (Feuerbach) Schaefer in Dunlap, Iowa. She was raised in Dunlap, attended country school and graduated from Dunlap High School. She worked at Mutual of Omaha following her high school graduation. Shirley married Raymond Krajicek on August 6, 1960, in Omaha, Nebraska, and the couple lived in the Dunlap area. Shirley...
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Arlene Dirks

March 16, 2015

Arlene May Dirks was born January 18, 1924 to Anton and Suzie May (Luke) Hansen in Avon, South Dakota. She was raised near Avon. Arlene lived in Sioux City where she worked for Windcharger during WWII. On December 19, 1945, Arlene married Herbert Dirks in Sioux City, Iowa. The couple settled near Peever, South Dakota and began farming. They later moved to Wilmot, South Dakota. In the 1970s they...
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Alice Sall

March 14, 2015

Alice Marie (Hatcher) Sall was born on January 3, 1925, to William and Effie (Nuzum) Hatcher in Post, Texas. She was raised between Missouri Valley and Logan by the golf course. She attended country school. On June 18, 1944, Alice married Dick Sall. After Dick's honorable discharge from the Army the couple returned to Harrison County and started farming northwest of Logan on the Willow bottom....
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Phyllis Hawn

March 13, 2015

Phyllis (Hartwig) Hawn was born in Dunlap, Iowa, the youngest of six children to Louie and Verna Hartwig on August 17, 1934. Her father passed away when Phyllis was only two years old. She grew up in a small farming community and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1952. One year later, she wed the love of her life, Vernon Hawn. She was a wonderful wife of 62 years and mother to one daughter and...
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Max DeForest

March 12, 2015

Max DeForest, 92, of Springfield, MO, died peacefully on March 12, 2015 at The Manor at Elfindale. Max, the third of four boys, was born and raised on farms near Woodbine, IA. Farming until his younger brother was ready to graduate high school in 1944, he enlisted in the US Army and married (Roberta) Fern Henderson, also of Woodbine. Assigned to the 78th Infantry Division, he entered combat...
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Roland Jenson

March 12, 2015

Roland Jenson was born July 27, 1921, to Nels Andrew and Annie Elizabeth (Neill) Jenson in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. He was raised in Canada and attended school there. Rollie's father died when he was 12 years old. Rollie and his brother helped their mother keep the farm going. Rollie worked the wheat harvest for a few years and then he moved to Independence, Missouri in his early 20s. He became...
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Phillip Whitmore

March 10, 2015

Phillip Wayne Whitmore was born April 2, 1969, to Bill and Anita (Jensen) Whitmore in Missouri Valley, Iowa. He was raised in Woodbine and attended school in Woodbine graduating with the class of 1987. After graduation he worked for Jensen Construction and Duval Construction in Logan. Phillip proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. After his medical discharge he worked at Omaha Steel and...
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Ramona Berens

March 3, 2015

Ramona Magdalena (Mahlberg) Berens was born on September 15, 1928, to Henry and Josephine (Klein) Mahlberg near Earling, Iowa. She attended school in Dunlap and graduated from St. Joseph Catholic School in 1947. On January 23, 1950, Ramona married Leo Laverne Berens at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dunlap. The couple farmed for many years in the Dunlap area. They also owned the Shamrock...
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Thelma Johnsen

February 25, 2015

Thelma Joanne (Tate) Johnsen was born July 2, 1929, to William LeRoy "Roy" and Clara (Ellerbeck) Tate in the Hardscratch area in rural Logan, Iowa. The family moved to Modale and Thelma attended country school. The family returned to Logan in the early 40s and Thelma graduated from Logan High School. Thelma went on to teach country school for a couple of years. Thelma married Calvin Johnsen on...
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Lucille Gorham

February 22, 2015

Lucille Carol (Knutson) Gorham was born July 29, 1918, in rural Ute, Iowa to Chris and Leona (Lee) Knutson. She attended country school and graduated from Soldier High School. After graduation, she continued her education and received her teaching certificate. On October 13, 1938, Lucille married Kenneth Gorham in Soldier, Iowa. They were married for 65 years. The couple lived on a farm near Dow...
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Marie Ronk

February 22, 2015

Marie Emily (Kruse) Ronk was born August 10, 1923, in rural Mapleton, Iowa to William and Josephine (Waderich) Kruse. She attended country school and graduated from Soldier High School in 1941. She then attended Buena Vista College and earned her teaching certificate. She taught in a country school for three years. Marie married Elwin Ronk on May 11, 1943, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Marie lived with...
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Francis Rannells

February 18, 2015

Francis Arthur Rannells was born July 7, 1922, to James Arthur and Leeta Fern (Calhoon) Rannells near Dunlap, Iowa. He was raised near Dunlap and attended country school and Dunlap High School graduating in 1939. Francis married Estella Heese on November 9, 1950. After the couple got married they lived on Francis's family farm west of Dunlap. In 1967 their daughter Sandra died of leukemia at the...
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Larry McWilliams

February 16, 2015

Larry Arthur McWilliams was born September 1, 1944, in Onawa, Iowa to David "Art" and Lois (Powell) McWilliams. He was raised in Pisgah and graduated from Pisgah High School in 1962. Larry began his career as a mechanic and worked at Swain Motor Company in Pisgah. On May 29, 1965, Larry married Linda Jungemann at the Lutheran Church in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Larry proudly served his country in...
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Virgil Johnson

February 15, 2015

Virgil Fritz Johnson was born on October 9, 1916, to Walter and Rosa (Mandelko) Johnson in Orson, Iowa. He was raised in the Orson area and attended country school. The family moved to the Woodbine area and Virgil attended school in Woodbine. Virgil's father died so Virgil farmed with his mother for a few years. Virgil married Rebecca "Betty" Probasco on June 1, 1938, in Council Bluffs, Iowa....
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Bobby McBath

February 14, 2015

Bobby Lee McBath passed away on February 14, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on November 12, 1948, to Edwin and Marjorie (Hinton) McBath in Council Bluffs, Iowa. After graduating from Missouri Valley High School, Bob moved to Washington, D.C. and worked for the FBI, then to West Point, New York and then to Bear Mountain State Park. Bob married Barbara Craig in 1969. They...
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Georgiann Krajicek

February 8, 2015

Georgiann Mary (Miller) Krajicek was born on May 15, 1931, in Earling, Iowa to Isidore and Hazel (Brown) Miller. She attended country school near Earling, and then she helped her parents out on the farm. Georgiann married Joseph Krajicek on June 14, 1951, a St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dunlap, Iowa. After Joe's discharge from the Army the couple moved back to the Dunlap area and farmed. ...
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Loren Mann

February 6, 2015

Loren Conley Mann was born December 7, 1925, to Charles Dean and Anna (Perrin) Mann in Moorhead, Iowa. He was raised near Pisgah and attended Pisgah High School. He joined the U.S. Navy and proudly served his country during WWII. After his honorable discharge he returned to Pisgah. Loren married Doris Outhouse on December 22, 1951, at the RLDS Church in Moorhead, Iowa. They farmed for three years...
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Kevin Gochenour

February 4, 2015

Walter Kevin Gochenour was born March 19, 1957, to Albert and LaMoine (Dougal) Gochenour in Missouri Valley, Iowa. He was raised near Magnolia, Iowa and attended school in Magnolia through the sixth grade. He then attended Logan Magnolia school and graduated in 1975. Kevin married Deb Daigh in 1975 and the couple was blessed with two sons. Kevin married Lori (Hutcheson) Kuhlman in December of...
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Frank Roberts

February 3, 2015

Franklin Eugene Roberts was born November 23, 1921, to Cyrus Eugene and Matilda (Lunau) Roberts in Dunlap, Iowa. Frank's mother died when he was five years old and his dad married Elizabeth Graves. Frank was raised near Dunlap and attended country schools and Dunlap High School. Frank farmed with his father until he entered the U.S. Army and proudly served his country for three years during WWII...
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Carl Woods

February 1, 2015

Carl Ray Woods was born March 23, 1927, to John and Victoria (Shelton) Woods in Ava, Missouri. Carl's father was killed in an accident in Northsburo, Missouri when Carl was three years old. His mother married Frank Landon and the family moved to Cumberland, Iowa when Carl was five. The family later moved to Wiota, Iowa and Carl graduated from Atlantic High School in 1944. Carl joined the Merchant...
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Rose Heistand

January 28, 2015

Rose Maude (Probasco) Heistand was born April 7, 1919, to Albert and Martha (Morton) Probasco in rural Woodbine, Iowa. She was raised near Woodbine and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1936. Rose continued her learning and had taken some college courses over the years. Rose married Lawrence Heistand on December 14, 1943, at the First Christian Church's parsonage. The couple farmed near...
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DeLoa Pryor

June 12, 1928 - January 26, 2015

DeLoa Marie (Hickey) Pryor was born June 12, 1928, to Alice K. (Behm) and James P. Hickey in rural Woodbine, Iowa. She graduated from Woodbine High School in 1946. In December of 1946, DeLoa married Robert L. Pryor at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Woodbine, Iowa. To this union seven children were born. DeLoa worked at the Woodbine Sale Barn, Dunlap Livestock Auction, Moorhead Sale Barn and...
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Patsy Hanigan

January 22, 2015

Patricia "Patsy" Ann (O'Connor) Hanigan was born December 17, 1933, to Laurence and Monica (Manion) O'Connor in Dunlap, Iowa. She was raised in the Dunlap area and graduated from St. Joseph Catholic School in Dunlap in 1952. On October 26, 1953, Patsy married Gerald "Jerry" Hanigan, Sr., at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dunlap. The couple lived most of their lives together on their farm...
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Dorothy Hoffmann

January 19, 2015

Dorothy Ann (Schumacher) Hoffmann was born on January 15, 1922, to Thomas and Lena (Leinen) Schumacher on a farm near Defiance, Iowa. She was raised near Defiance and attended St. Paul's Catholic School graduating in 1939. After graduation she worked for an attorney in Harlan. Dorothy married Leonard Hoffmann of Panama, Iowa on November 19, 1940. Dorothy became a hard working homemaker with nine...
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Virginia Smith

January 17, 2015

Virginia M. Smith, 93, of Woodbine died at Rose Vista Nursing Home in Woodbine on Saturday, January 17, 2015. Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, Hobert and Elvira (Waldron) Salisbury, Sr.; husband, Herman Smith; son-in-law, Raymond (Pete) Dilley; and great granddaughter, Serenity Garrison. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Dilley of Woodbine; two grandchildren; two great...
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Anita (Walker) Carson

January 15, 2015

Anita Faye Carson was born on October 25, 1936, near Woodbine, Iowa to Leonard and Lila (Towne) Walker. She attended country school and graduated from Woodbine High School in 1955. She then attended Wayne State College for one semester before starting work at Northern Natural Gas. On September 16, 1956, Anita married LaVerne Carson at the First Christian Church in Woodbine. In 1964, Anita became...
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Ray Lyman

January 10, 2015

Raymond Bert Lyman was born September 10, 1923, to Bert and Florence (Nichols) Lyman near Dunlap, Iowa. Ray was raised on a farm south of Dunlap where he attended country school. Ray began his farming career with his father. On October 9, 1943, Ray married Burlette Leytham in Logan, Iowa. The couple farmed the Lyman family farm south of Dunlap, which became a century farm in the 1990s, until...
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Othel Adams

January 4, 2015

Othel Lewis Adams, 93 of Omaha died Sunday January 4, 2015, at Skyline Health Center. Othel was born August 19, 1921, to Florence (Burch) and Charles H. Adams Sr. He attended school in Woodbine, and served in the Army signal corps during WWII. On February 14, 1943, he married Lora Mae Walde. He was in farming and trucking, worked at Roberts Dairy, Max I. Walker cleaners, and was a car...
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Ed Berens

January 4, 2015

Edward Leonard Berens was born November 7, 1936, to Henry and Rena (Datterl) Berens in rural Dunlap, Iowa. He attended country school and then entered the United States Marines. Ed married Meridel Janice Myers on January 12, 1962 at the First Christian Church in Onawa, Iowa. The couple made their home in Dunlap. Ed worked at Benjamin's Gas Station and as a farm hand for Dave Rannells. He then...
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Tom Epperson

June 29, 1936 - January 2, 2015

On Friday evening, January 2, 2015, Tom Leo Epperson was welcomed into Heaven by his loving parents and older siblings. Tom grew up on a small farm in Magnolia, Iowa, and met his wife in a small town in the Magnolia state. His life was as steady as a Magnolia tree and as tender as a Magnolia bloom. Born June 30, 1936, to Roy and Nellie Cody Epperson, Tom was the youngest of 11 children. He...
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Beverly (Sandage) Hall

December 30, 2014

Beverly Ann (Sandage) Hall was born July 1, 1958, to Dean and Roberta (Vandivort) Sandage in Moorhead, Iowa. She was raised in the Dunlap and Soldier area and attended school in both of the communities. Bev graduated from Dunlap High School in 1976. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Wayne State College in Physical Education, Safety Education, and coaching. She went on to earn her Master's of...
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Howard Willis

December 27, 2014

Howard Kelly Willis was born August 15, 1936, in Moorhead, Iowa to Charles and Treva (Kelly) Willis. He was raised in Woodbine and attended country school. Howard worked at IBP for 10 years, Wausau Homes for one year, and then at the Woodbine Elevator for 18 years. Howard loved his family. He enjoyed following the rodeo circuit, where he rode bulls in his younger years, and he carried on...
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Rita Hartwig

December 26, 2014

Rita Mae Hartwig was born on April 15, 1927, to James and Ruth (McEvoy) McHugh in Allen Township in Harrison County, Iowa. She was raised near Woodbine and Moorhead and attended country school in both areas. Rita married Harold "Bubby" Hartwig on January 24, 1947, in Dunlap, Iowa. The couple lived their entire lives in the Dunlap area. Rita worked at the Dunlap Locker, for Gayle McNelly and...
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Monica Honaker

December 25, 2014

Monica Joan (O'Connor) Honaker was born October 21, 1940 to Laurence and Monica (Manion) O'Connor in Dunlap, Iowa.  She was raised in the Dunlap area and she graduated from St. Joseph Catholic School in Dunlap in 1958. She then attended nursing school in Council Bluffs and became a registered nurse. She was a registered pediatric nurse and critical care nurse at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs...
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Annie (Hardy) Mills

December 24, 2014

Annie Rea (Park) Hardy Mills was born on November 12, 1918, in Ireland to Agnes Park. Annie and her mother came to the United States when she was three years old on the White Starline Ship. They settled in the Dunlap and Woodbine area where Annie's mother was a housekeeper for her Uncle Tom Park. Annie went to country school and then Dunlap Public School. Annie's mother married Bill Stump....
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Rick Tiffey

December 23, 2014

Richard "Rick" Eugene Tiffey, Jr., was born September 5, 1956, to Richard and Mardine (Racobs) Tiffey, Sr. in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was raised in Missouri Valley and graduated from Missouri Valley High School in 1975. He attended Refrigeration & A/C Schooling. He then received a Business Degree from Iowa Western. He worked for J.C. Penny's in the service department and then at Data Trans...
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Harold Burkhart

December 21, 2014

Harold Everett Burkhart was born November 14, 1918, to Paul and Minnie (Coleman) Burkhart in Harrison County south of Magnolia, Iowa. He attended Calhoun School and acquired an eighth grade education. Harold held various farm jobs before entering the army in 1941 serving his country while stationed in England. After his honorable discharge in October of 1945, Harold purchased a Harley Davidson...
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Rev. DeeAnn Klapp

December 19, 2014

Rev. Dr. DeeAnn (Smith) Klapp was born September 23,1951, to Donald Irving and Ann Marie (Bollinger) Smith in Bay Shore, New Jersey. Her growing up years were spent on the east coast, mostly in New Jersey. She enjoyed dancing, painting and playing her beloved vibraphone. She graduated top of her class from Boonton High School and went on to attend the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks...
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Dennis Swenson

December 7, 2014

Dennis Lee Swenson was born August 1, 1941, to George and Rachel (McHenry) Swenson in Ute, Iowa. Dennis' father died in July of 1942. Dennis' mother married Dean Davis in 1943. Dennis grew up in the Dunlap area and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1959. He attended a community college in Brookings, South Dakota. He then joined the U.S. Air Force and proudly served his country from 1960 ~ 1964...
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Ted Grandmont

December 7, 2014

Theodore Emil Grandmont was born August 2, 1933, in Lawrence, Massachusetts to Theodore and Helen (Fisher) Grandmont. Ted grew up in the Andover, MA. He later moved to Haverhill, MA and worked as a meat cutter. Ted proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. After his honorable discharge he moved to Omaha where he met Judy Blackman. Ted married Judy on October 29, 1965, in Poughkeepsie, NY....
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Richard "Dick" Alton

January 12, 1930 - November 18, 2014

Richard Eugene "Dick" Alton was born In Malvern, IA on January 12, 1930 to Clarence and Barbara (Lang) Alton. Dick spent his early childhood in the Malvern, Iowa area and then moved out west to Cheyenne, Wyoming and Fort Collins, Colorado before coming back to Harrison County where he met his future wife. Richard married Hazel Holsapple on October 12, 1951. He then entered the US Army with a rank...
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Lois Foutch

November 15, 2014

Lois Irene (Wharton) Foutch was born on March 2, 1914, to James Elmer and Ava Grace (Burress) Wharton northeast of Woodbine, Iowa. Lois attended Normal School in Woodbine, graduating in 1931. Lois taught school for two years and then married Wayne Dwight Foutch on March 9, 1936. The couple lived north of Woodbine for two years, south of Dunlap for four years, and then to a farm east of Woodbine...
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Eugene Sherer

November 12, 2014

Ward Eugene Sherer was born on September 27, 1943, to Ward and Esther (Behrends) Sherer in Little Sioux, Iowa. He was raised on a farm near Pisgah and graduated from Pisgah High School in 1961. Gene received an associate's degree in accounting and worked for Dewey Chevrolet in Omaha and the Logan Mill before entering the nursing home business. On April 27, 1968 Gene married Linda Killpack in...
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Carl Behm

November 9, 2014

Carl Bernard Behm was born on December 17, 1934, to Frank Delbert and Nellie Irene (Hobbs) Behm in Modale, Iowa. He attended school in both Missouri Valley and Dunlap at St. Joseph Catholic School. Carl proudly served his country in the United States Army for three years in Germany. In February of 1959, Carl married Janice Barnum at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Carl worked for Farris Trucking,...
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Robert Pryor

November 8, 2014

Robert George Pryor, 76, of Phoenix, Arizona died on November 8, 2014, in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born on November 5, 1938, to Arthur Frederick and Amanda Johanna (Volkens) Pryor Sr., in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was raised in Missouri Valley, Iowa and attended school there. On April 23, 1960, Robert married Sally Newland in Woodbine, Iowa. Robert and Sally lived in LaVista, Nebraska for 25...
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Shirley Navrude

March 9, 1938 - November 7, 2014

Shirley Mae (Hatcher) Navrude was born March 9, 1938, to LeRoy and Lula (Hatcher) Hatcher in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Shirley was raised between Logan and Missouri Valley, Iowa and graduated from Logan High School in 1956. She then took one year of schooling at a business college in Omaha, Nebraska. Shirley met Harold Navrude on a blind date and on June 7, 1954, the two were married. The couple...
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Dorothy Barry

October 28, 2014

Dorothy Jean (Waldemer) Barry was born on August 25, 1929, to Michael and Alleyne (Lyon) Waldemer near Pisgah, Iowa. Dorothy grew up near Pisgah and attended country school. She graduated from Pisgah High School and then attended Simpson College and was awarded her teaching certificate. Dorothy was a substitute teacher for several years. On May 26, 1950, Dorothy married Lawrence Barry in Woodbine...
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Charlie Mumm

October 20, 2014

Charles Joseph Mumm was born on April 21, 1935, to Peter and Frances (Gross) Mumm near Earling, Iowa. He attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Earling. Charlie started farming in the Earling area, and on September 10, 1957, Charlie married Verla Rau in Manilla, Iowa. The couple continued to farm between Dunlap and Earling, Iowa. Charlie also drove a truck S & S Trucking, Erlbacher Brothers, and...
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Laverne Williams

October 19, 2014

Laverne David "Whimpy" Williams was born on February 10, 1928, to Clyde and Clementine (Plambeck) Williams near Portsmouth, Iowa. He attended grade school at Hemlock School west of Portsmouth and high school in Persia, Iowa until his father's illness required Laverne to work on the farm. On September 13, 1948, Laverne married Darlene "Enie" Lyons at the Lutheran Church in Avoca, Iowa. In 1949...
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Judy Schiltz

March 29, 1946 - October 13, 2014

Judy Kay (Farris) Schiltz was born in Little Sioux, Iowa to Charles and Ruby (Caldwell) Farris. Judy graduated from West Harrison High School in 1964. On July 20, 1964, Judy married Kenneth Schiltz in Logan, Iowa. To this union three children were born, Brenda, Paul and Larry. The couple lived in Omaha where she worked for the First Federal Reserve Bank. They then lived in various towns in...
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Mary Ann Kenkel

October 10, 2014

Mary Ann Kenkel was born on March 13, 1925, to Bernard Sr. and Caroline (Mumm) Kenkel in Dunlap, Iowa. She was raised in Dunlap where she attended St. Joseph Catholic School and then the family moved to Woodbine when she was a sophomore and she graduated from Woodbine High School in 1943. Mary Ann took the Normal Training and taught school. She eventually earned her degree from the University of...
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Kenneth LaVerne Dunlop

October 7, 2014

Kenneth LaVerne Dunlop was born November 18, 1923, to Alfred and Winnie (Wall) Dunlop in Colome, South Dakota. When he was six or seven years old the family moved to the Moorhead-Pisgah area and then back to South Dakota. He graduated from Springfield, South Dakota High School. Kenny proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. He served in the Philippines and Hawaii. On February 7,...
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Kathleen Ellison

October 5, 2014

Kathleen Fay Ellison was born September 9, 1928, in Harrison County, Iowa to Irving and Opal (McHenry) Bamford. She graduated from Woodbine High School and then worked for Boyer Valley Telephone Company in Woodbine for 13 years. On September 9, 1950, Kathleen married Bernie Ellison at the Christian Church parsonage in Logan, Iowa. The couple lived in Woodbine since they were married. ...
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Maurine Lehan

October 5, 2014

Maurine Rose (Klein) Lehan was born May 4, 1917, to George and Katie (Muschitz) Klein in Persia, Iowa. She was raised in Persia and Earling, Iowa and attended school in Earling at St. Joseph Catholic School. Maurine worked on the farm with her parents. On February 15, 1938, Maurine married John Lehan at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Earling. The couple farmed in Shelby County ~ between Earling...
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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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