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ALLSPACH, George J. 1902-2000

ALLSPACH, POPPEN, TREY

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/11/2017 at 09:29:36

George J. Allspach, 97

George J. Allspach, of the Maple Manor Village of Aplington, passed away at Maple Manor on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000, of natural causes. He reached the age of 97 years, six months and nine days.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 10 a.m. at Reformed Church of Stout. Rev. David Powers officiated. Burial was in the Stout Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Brad Harken, Gene Oelmann, Kirk Christensen, Kenneth Oelmann, Mark Oelmann and Mike Damiano.

George was born the son of Jacob and Flora Poppen Allspach on July 6, 1902, in Grundy County, Parkersburg. He received his education from the Grundy County rural school near Parkersburg.

On Jan. 12, 1927, George was united in marriage with Gertrude Trey in Parkersburg. They made their home and farmed in Grundy county near Stout. When they retired in 1967 they moved to Parkersburg. One and a half years ago they moved to the Maple Manor Village.

Jacob was a life long member of the Reformed Church of Stout. He enjoyed pitching horseshoes, going bowling and spending time in the garden. He also enjoyed watching the Iowa Hawkeye basketball team play their games. George also enjoyed spending time with his family and loved it when the grandchildren came to visit.

George was preceded in death by his wife Gertrude on Oct. 22, 1999; his parents; four brothers, William, Herman, John, Henry Allspach; and four sisters, Minnie DeGroote, Emma Kramer, Katie Mulder and Ida in infancy.

George is survived by one son, James Allspach of Grandview, MO; six daughters and spouses, Florence and Raymond Oelmann of Ackley, Henri and Robert Damiano of Devon, PA, Jean and Robert Miersma of Wauwatosa, WI, Wilma and Roger Winkels of Grand Haven, MI, Maggie and Robert Christensen of Dike, Mary and Ed Harken of Cedar Falls; 21 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Lena Escher of Parkersburg and Gesina Trey of Friendship Village, Waterloo.

Schwartz Funeral Home, Parkersburg, was in charge of the arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 20 January 2000, pg 3


 

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