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LaVern Stanley Ostrem 1913-1972


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 5/1/2011 at 00:16:30

Ostrem Rites Held Monday
Funeral services for LaVern Stanley Ostrem were held Monday morning at Fuhrman Funeral Home in Estherville with the Rev. Richard Pearson officiating.

Mr. Ostrem, 59, died Friday [August 18, 1972] at Holy Family Hospital.

He was born June 13, 1913, at Marathon. He attended Gilbert High School and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 1935.

Mr. Ostrem coached and taught at Lytton, Sac City, Iowa Falls and Estherville. He served in Des Moines as state director of Field Enterprises, publishers of Childcraft and World Book for five years. At the time of his death he was a teacher in the Estherville Junior High School.

He is survived by his wife, Verna; two sons, John of St. Paul, Minn., and Jim of Estherville; one daughter, Jan of Des Moines, and one sister, Mrs. O. E. (Evelyn) Tiller of Boone. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Howard. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, August 21, 1972)


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