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Sargent, Emery A. 1890-1982


Posted By: Terry Sargent (email)
Date: 12/19/2010 at 09:54:18


Funeral services were held Friday, May 14, 1982 11:00 a.m. at the Roberson Funeral Home, Strawberry Point for Emery A. Sargent. The Rev. Paul Donelson officiated. Pall bearers were Robert Sargent, Jim Sargent, Herman Sharff, Charles Kimpston, Lavern Sargent and Vaylard Brooks. The Roberson Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

(Pod) Emery Sargent was born March 20, 1890, the son of Emery (Pet) and Julia (Waite) Sargent, near Strawberry Point, Iowa.

In 1915 Pod married Rose Skibbe. They had a son, Sylvan. Pod lived most of his life around Strawberry Point, except a few years in Cedar Rapids. He returned to Lamont, where he made his home until becoming ill in May of 1978. He was taken to Mercy Hospital, Oelwein, then transferred to Grandview Nursing Home. He was brought back to Mercy Hospital in September of 1979. During his stay there he had one leg amputated. The other leg was amputated in March of 1980.

Pod was a farmer and a carpenter most of his life. He enjoyed fishing, travelling, and gardening.

He died Tuesday, May 11 at 10:22 p.m. at Mercy Hospital in Oelwein.

Pod was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers, Leon, Stanley, Elwin, Harford, and Ralph.

He is survived by one brother, Paul of Floyd, Iowa, two sisters, Gladys Kimpston and Lavera Fink of Strawberry Point, one son, Sylvan and his wife, Mabel of Maynard, Iowa, two sisters-in-law, Alma Sargent of Strawberry Point and Natalia of Floyd, and nieces and nephews.

~Obituary was found at the Strawberry Point Public Library

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