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McINTYRE, LeVern 1923-2001


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/7/2015 at 16:57:35

LeVern L. "Nut" McIntyre, 77, of Reinbeck, died Thursday, April 19 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo.

Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21 at the United Methodist Church in Reinbeck. Burial was in the Washington Township Cemetery, rural Morrison. Graveside military honors were provided by the American Legion Post #242, Reinbeck and the AMVETS Post #10, Lincoln. A memorial fund is being established.

Born on December 7, 1923 in Lebanon, IN, LeVern was the son of Alfred Lee "Jack" and Daisy (McCurdy) McIntyre. At a very young age the family moved to Grundy County where LeVern attended school at Fern, Grundy Center and Morrison. He was inducted into the United States Army during World War II and served three years as an anti-aircraft gunner in the European Theater.

On September 25, 1948 he was united in marriage to Idabelle R. Ragsdale at Reinbeck. The couple made their home in Reinbeck and LeVern was employed for more than 36 years with John Deere Company in Waterloo. He retired in 1983 as a supervisor. After retirement, Nut helped many area farmers with seasonal work. He was a member of the American Legion Action Post #242, Reinbeck and the AMVETS Post #17, Grundy Center and of the U.A.W. Local 838, Waterloo.

Preceding him in death are his parents, his daughter, Mary Rachel Erhardt; two sisters, Mary Jane Brown and Vivian Weatherly; and four brothers, Omer, Robert, Roger and Donald.

Surviving are his wife Idabelle of Reinbeck; two daughters, Vicky Kay Kiewiet and husband Roger of Reinbeck and Sherry Ann Johnson and significant other Lee Kosanke of Grundy Center; one son, Lyndon L. McIntyre of Reinbeck; a son-in-law, Frank Erhardt, Jr. of Traer; four sisters, Faye Lowe of Reinbeck, twin sisters, Mae Beckwith of Dike and Dell Hall of Olympia, WA and Phyllis (Mrs. Howard) Corwin of Reinbeck; a brother, Dale McIntyre of Reinbeck; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Hand Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 26 April 2001, pg 6


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