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TEMPLE, Everett 1903-1983

TEMPLE, BLEEKER, SIEFKEN

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 8/26/2015 at 09:29:40

Everett Temple, Age 80, Dies

Everett Temple passed away at 6:10 a.m. Wednesday, July 20 at his home in Grundy Center.

Funeral services were held at the Bethany Presbyterian Church at Grundy Center, on Friday, July 22, at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Calvin W. Vanderwerf officiated.

Mrs. Roger Stachour sang "How Great Thou Art" and "Just As I Am." She was accompanied by Mrs. Raymond Appel, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.

The casket bearers were Lloyd Dreesman, Paul Rouse, Ted Meinert, George Sharp, Glenn Dreesman and Marlin Klar.

The ushers were Edward Flater and Vernon Kruger. Mrs. Bernard Eilderts and Mrs. Vernon Klosterboer were in charge of the floral arrangements.

Interment was in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Grundy Center. Relatives and friends were invited to return to the church following the committal services for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshment.

Mr. Temple was born on January 31, 1903 at Morton, MN, the son of John J. and Tena Bleeker Temple. He attained the age of 80 years, six months and 20 days.

He grew up in Grundy Center. On June 11, 1927, at the Colfax Center Church parsonage, he was united in marriage to Helen Siefken by Rev. Drake. After their marriage, they lived in Grundy Center for one year and then moved to South Dakota, living in the Brookings and Madison area.

They came back to Grundy Center in 1943. During his life, he farmed, ran a cream route and worked at Rath's for 13 years, retiring in the spring of 1962.

He was a member of the Bethany Presbyterian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and one brother.

He is survived by his wife, Helen; one daughter and son-in-law, Doris and Doug Arends of Grundy Center; two sisters, Mrs. Ralph (Sophia) Bristley of Conrad and Mrs. Jenny Boleyn of Reinbeck; two grandsons, Steve and Stuart Arends; and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial fund has been established. The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center was in charge of the arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 28 July 1983, pg 3


 

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