Hamilton County


Sgt. Robert Hand Isensee




Robert Hand Isensee was born Apr. 19, 1912 to George and Lillian Hand Isensee. He died Dec. 1, 1995 and is buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, IA.

Sgt. Isensee served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

His Obituary:

Robert H. Isensee, 83, formerly of Clear Lake, died Friday (Dec.
1, 1995) at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, of leukemia.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Memorial
Park Cemetery, Mason City. A memorial service will be held at
11 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 16, 1995) at the Congregational United
Church of Christ in Newton.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the Reese Funeral
Home, Newton.

Memorials may be given to the Robert H. Isensee Memorial Fund
and given to the Reese Funeral Home, 302 N. Second Ave. East,
Newton, Iowa 50208.

Mr. Isensee had made his home in Newton, Clear Lake and Naples,
Fla. He was married to Mary Buell on Feb. 1, 1942 in Webster

Robert was born April 19, 1912 in Fargo, N.D., the son of George
and Lillian Hand Isensee. He graduated from Fargo High School
and from the University of Iowa School of Law. Following college
he went immediately into the banking business where he remained
until the time of his death. He had owned banks in Iowa and
a number of other states. At the present time he was chairman
of the board of the First Newton National Bank in Newton.

He was a founding member of the Ding Darling Foundation; member
of the Iowa State Bankers Association; a 40-year member of the
Mason City Rotary Club, of which he was a Paul Harris Fellow;
and a member of the Mason City Congregational United Church of
Christ. He had served on many charitable boards in Mason City.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Elisabeth Miller of Clive,
and Jane Kahn of Newton; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild;
and also a special friend and companion, Dorothy Lannom of Grinnell
and Naples, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Mary in 1991;
and one brother.

Source: ancestry.com