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Talbott, Don 1920-1992

TALBOTT, CREEKMUR, PHILIPS

Posted By: Doris Hoffman, volunteer (email)
Date: 8/13/2010 at 15:40:54

Don Talbott, 72, of Akron, died
Saturday, April 11, 1992, at his
home.

Services were Tuesday at the
Adaville United Methodist church.
Rev. Shirley Textor officiated. Kari
Pederson, soloist, sang "The Old
Rugged Cross" and "In The Garden",
accompanied by Mabel Lokken,
pianist. Eva Brown was organist.
Congregation sang "To God
Be The Glory" and "Crown Him
With Many Crowns".

Burial was in Pleasant Valley
cemetery, rural Merrill, with military
graveside rites, conducted by
the Veterans of Foreign Wars post
915 and Hoschler American Legion
Post 186, under direction of
Schroeder funeral home of Akron.

Pallbearers were Verle Barwick.
Howard Creekmur, Leland Frost,
Allen Sellers, Edward Sellers, and
Randall Talbott.

Mr. Talbott was born March 1,
1920, in Moville, son of George and
Avis (Creekmur) Talbott. The family
moved to Russell, where he
graduated from high school and
then they moved to the Merrill
area. In 1942, he entered the U.S.
army and served with the 82nd
Airborne in North Africa and European
Theaters. He was discharged
in May 1945 after being injured in
the Holland Campaign.

He married Margaret Philips at
the Adaville United Methodist
church Feb. 25, 1946. The couple
farmed in the Le Mars and Akron
areas for 43 years.

Mr. Talbott was a member of the
Adaville United Methodist church,
where he served in various offices.
He was a member of the Siouxland
Amateur Radio Association, VFW
post 915 of Elk Point, S.D. and the
Disabled American Veterans.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret
of Akron; a son and his wife,
George and Linda Talbott of Alcester,
S.D.; two daughters, Elaine
Peacock of Jackson, Miss., and
Emily and her husband, Terry
Andringa of Sheldon; three grandchildren,
Rachelle land Shane Talbott
and Lesley Andringa; a brother
and his wife, Arthur and Dorothy of
Fairmont, Minn.; and a sister, Mildred
Sellers of Chariton.

He was preceded in death by his
parents; a sister, Shirley Jones; a
son, Frederick; and a grandson,
Evan Andringa.
***
Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, April 16, 1992
Akron, Iowa


 

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