HELTIBRIDLE, Dwight 1915-1988
HELTIBRIDLE, BAASCH, CHEW
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/17/2013 at 09:58:01
Rites Held For D. M. Heltibridle
Dwight Heltibridle, 72, passed away on Saturday, September 17, at his home in Grundy Center.
Funeral services were held at the Alice Church of God, rural Conrad, on Tuesday, September 20, at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Glenn R. Dieken officiated.
Gerald Hoffman sang "The Old Rugged Cross" and "How Great Thou Art." The accompanist was Mrs. Dale Callaway, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.
Casket bearers were Clint Heltibridle, Clay Heltibridle, Todd Hansen, Mike Kjormoe, Jeff Heltibridle, and Jeremy Heltibridle.
The ushers were Orville Stover and Duncan McMartin. Mrs. William VanDeest, Mrs. Clarence Freese, and Mrs. Gale Mast were in charge of the floral arrangements.
Interment was in the Alice Church Cemetery, rural Conrad.
Dwight M. Heltibridle, the son of Harry and Lela Baasch Heltibridle, was born on October 10, 1915, on a farm southwest of Grundy Center, in Palermo twp. He attended country school near Grundy Center, and high school in Grundy Center.
On November 26, 1937, Dwight was united in marriage to Nellie Chew, by his grandfather, the Rev. E. E. Heltibridle, at his grandfather's home in Grundy Center. They made their home on a farm southwest of Grundy Center until 1977, when they moved and made their home in Grundy Center.
He attended auctioneer's school in Mason City in 1937, and auctioneered at the Eldora Sales Barn for 40 years, and for 25 years at the Ackley Sale Barn. He auctioneered for many farm and household sales in the area for many years. He also sold Vigortone Feeds and Payco Seed for several years.
He was a breeder of Tennessee Walking horses and a charter member of the Cornbelt Walking Horse Association. In 1968, he was inducted into the Iowa Horsemen's Hall of Fame.
Dwight was also a longtime member of the Alice Church of God, rural Conrad.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Nellie; one daughter, Mrs. Larry (Barbara) Hansen, Grundy Center; two sons, Donovan, of Berthoud, CO, and Darwin, of rural Reinbeck; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; one brother, Lyle, Grundy Center, three sisters, Mrs. Thelma McCall and Mrs. Irene Naumann, both of Eldora, and Mrs. Glen (Lola) Callaway, of Steamboat Rock.
A memorial fund has been established.
The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center was in charge of the funeral arrangements.
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