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Bert Jobst (1980)

JOBST, DORR, CLAUSEN, BOYLE, ROBERTS, ZIEGLER

Posted By: Treva Patterson (email)
Date: 8/16/2006 at 14:46:25

Winterset Madisonian
1980

Services Held For Bert Jobst

Bert Jobst died Friday, May 9, at the Guthrie Center Hospital at the age of 80. He was a farmer in the Dexter area since coming to Madison County at the age of 14.

Born on Sept. 14, 1899, in Clarinda, he was the son of Rev. Carl and Katharine Dorr Jobst. At the age of five his family moved to the Van Meter area, and when he was 14 he came to Madison County to work as a farmhand. He was united in marriage to Ida Clausen in Charlotte, Iowa, on Aug. 6, 1919. He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Dexter where he served in many capacities, including chairman of the church building committee.

Survivors include his wife Ida; two sons, Harold and Marvin of Dexter; a daughter, Lucille Boyle of Earlham; 16 great-grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Lucy Roberts and Mrs. Esther Ziegler, both of Tecumseh, Neb.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and two sisters.

Memorial services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 12, at Zion Lutheran Church in Dexter with Rev. Norman M. Luecht and Vicar Terry Jobst officiating. Vicar Jobst is Mr. Jobst's grandson. Burial was at the Dexter Cemetery.

McKee Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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Earlham Echo – May 22, 1980

Obituary

Bert Jobst, the son of Rev. Carl and Katharine Dorr Jobst, was born September 14, 1899 in Clarinda, Iowa. He passed away May 9, 1980 at the Guthrie Center Hospital after a lengthy illness.

As an infant Bert was baptized in the Lutheran Church at Clarinda, Iowa. At the age of 5 his family moved to the Van Meter area where he spent his boyhood years. He was confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Charlotte, Iowa where his father was Pastor.

When he was 14 Bert came to Madison County and worked as a farm hand. On August 6, 1919 he was united in marriage to Ida Clausen by his father in Charlotte. Their marriage was blessed by a daughter and two sons.

Bert’s entire life was spent working in agriculture and in church related work.

He became a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Dexter in 1914 and has been a faithful member through the years. He has served his Lord in many capacities including being a member of the Church Building Committee.

Survivors include his wife Ida; two sons, Harold and Marvin of Dexter; one daughter, Mrs. Lucille (Dale) Boyle of rural Earlham; 16 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and 2 sisters, Mrs. Lucy Roberts and Mrs. Esther Ziegler, both of Tecumseh, Nebraska.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers, 2 sisters and 1 daughter-in-law.

Services were held May 12, 1980 at 10:30 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Dexter, Iowa. Officiating were Pastor Norman M. Luecht and Vicar Terry Jobst.

Music was provided by Mrs. Helen Clausen, organist. Casket bearers were grandsons: David Boyle, Ted Boyle, Dwayne Jobst, Jim Jobst, Kenneth Jobst, Mark Jobst, Roger Jobst and Terry Jobst.

Interment was at the Dexter Cemetery.

Professional services by McKee Funeral Homes of Earlham and Dexter.


 

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