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LAUTERBACH, Brunk 1900-1981


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/11/2017 at 17:51:52

Services Held For Brunk Lauterbach

Brunk Lauterbach of 710 4th Avenue, Parkersburg, died at 7:15 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 1981, in Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa. He had been a patient for seven days, and died from a heart attack. He had reached the age of 80 years, 8 months, and 23 days.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 2, 1981, in the Reformed Church of Stout with Rev. Carl Regnerus officiating. Mrs. Bernard Schnell was the organist and Wayne Arends sang "Nearer My God to Thee" and "Blessed Assurance." Casketbearers were: Gerald Johnson, Dennis Miller, Robert Tapper, Norman Miller, Dennis Wilcox, and Kenneth Overman. Interment followed at the Stout Cemetery.

Brunk was born the son of Ait and Wemka Meinders Lauterbach on August 7, 1900, in Hancock County in Iowa. His family moved north of Aplington when he was a young boy and attended school near his home in Butler County rural school.

On November 14, 1923, Brunk was united in marriage to Minnie Berends in the home of the bride's parents in Stout, Iowa. This union was blessed with five daughters of which one died in infancy. Following their marriage they farmed in Grundy County near Stout until June of 1977, when they moved to their new home in Parkersburg.

Mr. Lauterbach was an active member of the Reformed Church of Stout, having served on the consistory and belonging to the brotherhood.

Brunk is survived by his wife, Minnie; four daughters, Mrs. Ben (Irene) Miller, rural Holland, Mrs. Clarence (Matilda) Johnson, Rt. 2, Allison, Mrs. Delos (Virginia) Miller, Rt. 3, Ackley, and Mrs. John (Darlene) Overman of Rhoades, Iowa; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Ida Juel, Ackley, Mrs. Martha Peters, Parkersburg, and Mrs. Anna Harbach of Waterloo; and two brothers, Ait Lauterbach, Clarksville and John Lauterbach of Parkersburg. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter, a grandson, three brothers (Geike, Uffe, and Ben) and a sister, Wemka.

Schwartz-Engelkes Funeral Home in Parkersburg was in charge of the funeral arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 7 May 1981, pg 13


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