FLESNER, Harm 1905-1977
FLESNER, EMKES, KAISER
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Date: 12/30/2014 at 11:06:00
Harm Flesner, 72, Rites Were Tuesday
Harm Flesner, 72, of Parkersburg, died early Friday evening, Nov. 11, at the Allen memorial Hospital in Waterloo. His funeral was Monday, Nov. 14, at 1:30 p.m., at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in rural Wellsburg, with Rev. Clarence Alexander, officiating. Burial was made in the St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Wellsburg.
Mr. Flesner was born 5 1/2 miles south of Aplington, in Grundy County, on October 15, 1905, the son of Henry and Rachel Emkes Flesner. He received his education and started his farming career in this rural area. On February 11, 1930, at his father's home, he was married to Vera Kaiser. They raised livestock and farmed several different farms in the Pleasant Valley area until the fall of 1968 when they retired and moved to their present home in Parkersburg. He was a member of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Wellsburg.
He is survived by one son, Marvin Flesner of Parkersburg; four daughters, Mrs. Leland (Shirley) Baruth, and Delores Flesner, both of Parkersburg, Mrs. Kent (Carol) Warneka, of Gambrills, Maryland, and Mrs. Dickie (Linda) Oldenburger of Parkersburg; and four sisters, Mrs. Fred (Gesina) Tjaden of Stout, Mrs. Jerry (Rena) DeBoer of Aplington, Mrs. Hilko (Henrietta) Nevenhoven of Aplington, and Mrs. Fred (Fannie) Lindeman of Waterloo; and 6 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by both of his parents, his wife in 1971, and an infant son.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 17 November 1977, pg 16
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