Edmund J. Jesenovec 1916-2007
JESENOVEC, BRUNKAN, BONERT, ALTHOFF, WULFEKUHLE, FREIBURGER
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Date: 10/1/2019 at 20:28:00
Telegraph Herald (Dubuque, IA) - Tuesday, June 5, 2007
WORTHINGTON, Iowa - Edmund J. Jesenovec, 90, of Worthington, died Sunday, June 3, 2007, at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville, following a brief illness.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Worthington, with the Rev. Douglas Loecke officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from
2 to 8 p.m. today at Kramer Funeral Home, Dyersville, where a parish scripture service will be at 5 p.m. Friends also may call after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
He was born on Dec. 1, 1916, in Worthington, son of Anton and Martha (Brunkan) Jesenovec. He was united in marriage to Magdalen Ann Bonert on Feb. 17, 1941, in Worthington. Together they farmed near Worthington until she preceded him in death on March 24, 2006. He continued to work on the farm up until his death.
Edmund enjoyed gardening, wine making, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and his dog Daisy.
He was a member of St. Paul Parish and Altar and Rosary Society.
Surviving are four sons, Gerald (Jane), of Farley, Robert, of Worthington, Ernest (Wilma) and David (Jane), both of Hopkinton; a son-in-law, Edwin Althoff, of Anamosa; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Cecelia Wulfekuhle, of Dyersville, Leona Freiburger, of Delhi, and Rita Bonert, of Hopkinton.
He also was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Mary Ann Althoff; and many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
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