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Oetken, Alwayne G. 1934-1999

OETKEN, POPKEN, FARMER

Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 8/27/2008 at 20:57:51

NAME OF DECEASED & AGE: Alwayne George Oetken, 65, of LeMars
CAUSE OF DEATH:
DATE OF DEATH: Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1999
PLACE OF DEATH: …at his residence
DATE OF BIRTH: Sept. 21, 1934
PLACE OF BIRTH: Preston Township rural Plymouth County, Iowa
PARENTS: George B. and Clara G. (Popken) Oetken
SPOUSE & DATE & PLACE of 1st MARRIAGE: Kathleen Farmer, Nov. 15, 1959, Brunsville, Iowa
SPOUSE & DATE & PLACE of 2nd MARRIAGE:
OCCUPATION: He served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1957, stationed in Key West, Fla. He farmed in Plymouth County for 32 years and the last 29 years near Brunsville. He was later employed with Plymouth County road crew, Gene’s Processing of Brunsville, Merrill Locker Plant, Mormon Manufacturing and most recently with Prairie Rose Golf Course.
SURVIVORS: …include his wife; three sons and their wives, Brett and Vicki, Craig and Lisa, and Todd and Kathi, all of LeMars; two daughters and their husbands, Tammy and Patrick Whalen of Alvord, Iowa, and Kari and Travis Lang of LeMars; 12 grandchildren; a sister, Beverly Held of LeMars; and a brother and his wife, Warren and Sheryl Oetken of Merrill, Iowa.
PRECEDED in DEATH by: …his parents; an infant grandson, Matthew Brett Oetken; a daughter-in-law, Theresia Oetken.
PLACE OF BURIAL: St. Peter Lutheran Church Cemetery, near Brunsville, Iowa
NEWSPAPER SOURCE & DATE: The Sioux City Journal

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