DENEUI, Milton 1918-1997
DENEUI, GEIKEN, MEYER
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 10/5/2013 at 16:43:39
Milton DeNeui Services Held
Milton DeNeui of Clarksville passed away Tuesday, May 20, at the Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo of natural causes. He reached the age of 78 years, 9 months and 19 days.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 23, at the Schwartz Funeral Home in Clarksville with Rev. David Walters officiating. Interment was at the Shiloh Cemetery, Wellsburg, with full Military Rites by the Clarksville AMVETS.
The pallbearers were the Clarksville AMVETS.
Milton was born the son of James and Ada Geiken DeNeui on August 1, 1918, on a farm near Wellsburg. He received his education in the Wellsburg Schools and graduated as the Valedictorian of his class.
On January 1, 1941, Milton DeNeui was united in marriage to Clara Meyer. They made their home on a farm near Wellsburg. Milton entered into the United States Coast Guard on November 16, 1942, during World War II, and returned home on November 30, 1945. They moved to a farm near Shell Rock and Milton continued farming and also was employed with ASC office in Allison. He retired in 1980, and bought a home in Clarksville on Mather Street. Milton became a resident of the Community Nursing Home in Clarksville on January 1, 1987.
Milton was a member of the Christian Reformed Church, Butler Center, and served as Elder of the Church. He also belonged to the Clarksville Improvement Club, Clarksville AMVETS and the IOOF in Clarksville. He enjoyed tracing his family history and especially spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Milton was preceded in death by his wife Clara W. DeNeui; a grandson, Christopher Sean Kielman; and a granddaughter, Lisa K. Shipp.
Milton is survived by 3 daughters and their husbands, Victoria A. and Elwyn Shipp of Waverly, Barbara J. and Rodney Kielman of Libertyville, Illinois and Jill M. and Terry Nelson of Virginia Beach, Virginia; 6 grandchildren, Angela Brackett, Andrea Shipp, Brian Kielman, Terry G. Nelson, Ryan Nelson and Ian Nelson; 2 great-granddaughters, Lauren Brackett and Quinn Kielman; a brother, Keith DeNeui of Des Moines; and a sister, Stella Graves of Steamboat Rock.
Schwartz Funeral Home in Clarksville was in charge of the funeral arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 29 May 1997, pg 3
Grundy Obituaries maintained by Tammy D. Mount.
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