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Harold Wayne Jobst (2008)


Posted By: Mary Welty Hart (email)
Date: 5/29/2008 at 20:54:59

Winterset Madisonian, Winterset, Iowa
May 28, 2008

HAROLD JOBST, South Dakota

Harold Wayne Jobst, 88, died April 29, 2008, at Good Samaritan Luther Manor in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 3, at Zion Lutheran Church in Dexter with Pastors Luke Zimmerman, Dwayne Jobst and Jim Jobst officiating. Burial was at Dexter Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Kuhn Funeral Homes of Dexter, Earlham and Redfield.

Harold Jobst was born Feb. 13, 1920, in Penn Township, Madison County, to Bert and Ida (Clausen) Jobst and graduated from Dexter Community School District. His marriage to Norma Jean Calley took place March 4, 1944. They had four children Wilma, Bonnie, Peggy and Dwayne. Norma Jean died Oct. 29, 1953. Harold later married Maxine Struble Blust (widowed with two children, Kenny and Donna) on Aug. 20, 1954. From that union, three children were born Amy, Roger and Wendy. Harold was baptized and confirmed a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Dexter. A lifelong farmer, he also served the Dexfield community as a school board member. Harold was a veteran of the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Norma Jean; his second wife, Maxine; one daughter, Donna Wollenberg; one son, Kenny Jobst; a sister, Lucille Boyle; and a brother, Marvin Jobst.

He is survived by his daughters Wilma Benefiel of Mesa, Ariz., Bonnie Jerke of Sioux Falls, S.D., Peggy Pittenger of South Bend Brook, N.J., Amy Hare of Cummings, Ga., and Wendy Sheeder of Greenfield; two sons, Dwayne Jobst of Milwaukee, Wis., and Roger Jobst of Royal; and 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.


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