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Cole, Gilbert 1917-1976


Posted By: Janet M Schuldt (email)
Date: 2/12/2023 at 14:51:13

The Jefferson Herald, Jefferson, Iowa Wednesday, April 28, 1976 Page 4

Funeral Services for Gilbert Cole, 58, were held Sunday, April 25, at 2 p.m. from St Joseph Catholic Church in Lohrville. The Rev Richard Dunn of the United Methodist Church officiated. Two musical selections were rendered by Mrs. Merlyn Irwin.

Honorary casket bearers were Wilbur Hendricks, Howard Carey, Darrell Morgan, Floyd Pittman, O. E. Van Horn, and Gerald Johnston. Serving as active casket bearers were Edward Cline, Harold Waters, Edward Burke, J. E. Rensburg, Tom Anderson, and Ralph Earwood. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery. Brown Funeral Home of Lohrville was in charge.

Gilbert W. Cole, the son of Robert M. and Sylvia E. Cole, was born Nov. 19, -1917, in Greene county and passed away April 21 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, where he had been a patient for the past 10 days.

Gib, as he was known, received his early education in country schools near Abaza and high school in Lohrville. On May 21, 1937, Gilbert was united in marriage to Miss Fay Bowles at the Methodist Church in Lake City To this union were born five sons and one daughter. After their marriage, the couple lived in Lohrville and in 1939 they moved to their present farm home west of Lohrville.

Those who preceded him in death were his parents; one son, Terry; a brother, Harry; and a sister, Doris.

Survivors include his wife, Faye; one daughter, Josette (Mrs. Kenneth) Custer of Lohrville; four sons, Donald of Santa Ana, CA, Dick of rural Churdan, Tim of Gilman, and Tom of Lohrville; two brothers, Robert of Farnham Ville and Harold of Phoenix, AZ; one sister, Ethel (Mrs. Roy) Murry of Quimby; six grandchildren, Scott, Terri, Ryan and Tracie Cole and Steven and Shane Custer.


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