Lenox, Taylor County, Iowa obituaries
transcribed by: Lorelei Rusco - lorerus@iowatelecom.net

Atkinson, Enid Rahe Barnes -

Funeral services for Enid Rahe Barnes Atkinson of Shell Knob, Mo. were held Saturday. June 29 at Coen-Beaty Funeral Home with Rev. Max Nelson officiating. Interment was at West Fairview Cemetery, Lenox, Iowa. She died June 24, 1991 at Berryville Hospital, Berryville, Mo.

Enid was born December 27, 1924 in Lenox Iowa to Hugh Nathan and Leitha Barnes. She was married March 7, 1964 in Kansas City,

Mo. to William R. Atkinson. She was a member of the First Christian Church.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, William Atkinson, Shell Knob, Mo.; daughter, Patrida Pearson, Kansas City, Mo.; sons, Theodore Day, Gladstone, Mo., Reginald Day, Blue Springs, Mo.; stepdaughter, Valerie Gawthrop, Tulsa, Okla.; stepsons, Greg Atkinson, Kansas City, Mo., Stan Atkinson, Kansas City, Mo. and Brad Atkinson, Brokaw Arrow, Okla.; six grandchildren; four step grandchildren

and one great grandchild; sister, Thelma "Howard" Bowerbank, Creston.

She graduated from Lenox High School and worked as a file clerk for the City of Kansas City, Mo. most of her life.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday July 10, 1991


Bennett, Arthur Carl -

Funeral services for Arthur Carl Bennett were held July 1, 1991 at St. John's United Methodist Church in Mapleton, Iowa with Pastor Steven Root officiating. Military graveside rites were conducted by American Legion Loren Hollister Post #496, Mapleton with

interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Mapleton, Iowa.

Arthur C. Bennett, 68, of Mapleton, died Thursday, June 27, 1991 at a Sioux City hospital.

Mr. Bennett was born June 29, 1922 near Clearfield, Iowa, son of David and Bessie (Baker) Bennett. He graduated from Clearfield High school in 1938. He served as a Navy pilot during World War II. He graduated from Iowa State University in Ames in 1949, with a

degree in animal science, and was a member of the Farm House Fraternity. He married Grace Hicks Jan. 27, 1951, at Iowa City. They lived in Des Moines, where he worked for Petersen Sheep and Cattle Co. They moved to Muscatine, where he was a herdsman for

Musser Farms. Later they moved to Lafayette, Ind., where he worked for the Pfizer Company. They returned to the Waterloo area, where he was a cattle buyer for Rath Packing. He worked with the Farmers Home Administration in Dubuque, Sioux City, and in 1967

went to Mapleton. He retired in 1983.

He was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church and presently was a church trustee. He had held various church offices. He was member of the American Legion, he was on the county school board and was very active with the Mapleton Boy Scouts, having received the district Award of Merit and the Order of the Arrow. He was president of the Maple Valley Housing Board.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter and son-in-law, Christine and Mike Cook of Beaverton, Ore.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Brian and Theresa of Ricketts, Ken and Marcy of Cedar Rapids and Tim and Ellen of Omaha, Neb.; a brother, Paul of Lenox; a sister and brother-in-law, Alice and L.L. Siverly of Clearfield; and his mother-in-law, Mabel Hicks of Mapleton.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roy.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday July 10, 1991


Bonnett, Karen E Gipe -

Karen Bonnett, a teacher in the Lenox School District for 16 years and the wife of current Taylor County Attorney Ron Bonnett, died Friday evening at Mercy Hospital in Corning after an extended illness.

A memorial service was held Monday at Lenox High School with an estimated attendance of 375. Among those who participated

in the service were Lenox teacher Jo Adams; family friend Todd Barker; Lenox High graduates Richard Brown and Jean Miller; and

longtime family friend Marilyn Mutti of Hopkins, Mo. Mrs. Mutti, who often shared a love of poetry and literature with Karen, read a number of literature and poetry selections.

Karen, the daughter of Everett and Alice Gipe, was born May 8, 1941, in Omaha, Neb. Her hometown was Strahan, Iowa.

She was known as the guiding force in a quality English-Speech-Drama program at Lenox High.

A Bedford resident in attendance at the memorial service commented on the fine memorial addresses given by the Lenox students, saying, "They were certainly a fine tribute to what she taught them."

She is survived by her husband Ron; children Ronald Jr., Chad and Heather; mother Alice Gipe; brothers Larry and Thomas; and three grandchildren.

She was married to Ron Nov. 25, 1960.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday July 17, 1991


Bonnett, Karen E Gipe -

A memorial service for Karen E. Bonnett, 50, of Lenox, was held 2:00 p.m. July 15 at the Lenox High School gym. She died July 12, 1991 at the Mercy Hospital in Corning. The Rev. Don Fisher conducted the service with the Rev. Paul Grandon offering a prayer. Music was provided by Diane Lange, pianist, and Scott Wisecarver and Meg Barker, vocalists.  [Born 8 May, 1941]

It was Karen's wish that her body be cremated. A memorial speech and drama scholarship has been set up in Karen's name to be given each year to a graduating Lenox High School student. Two former students, Richard Brown and Jean Miller, along with fellow

teacher and friend Jo Adams, long-time friend Marilyn Mutti, and Todd Barker, friend of the family gave personal memories and literary readings.

Karen was born to Everett and Alice Gipe in 1941.  She was 50 years old when she died Friday.  Her hometown was Straham, Iowa.  She graduated from high school in 1958 and from Parson's College in 1962.  She completed her Master's Degree at Northwest Missouri State in 1978.  Karen taught school in Keota, Ainsworth, Bedford and was on the faculty in Lenox for five years.

Karen is survived by her husband, Ron and by her mother, Alice Gipe, by two brothers, Larry Gipe of Council Bluffs and Thomas Gipe of

Edwardsville, Ill; by her children, Ron of Des Moines, Chad of LaVista, Neb., and Heather of West Des Moines; and by her grandchildren, Nicholas and Christopher, sons of Ron and Denise, and Laura, daughter of Chad and Suzi.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday July 24, 1991


Brown, Ruth Lenore Haigler -

Funeral services for Ruth Lenore Brown were held Tuesday, April 2, 1991 at Larkin and Johnson Funeral Home in Lenox with Rev. Don Briley and Rev. Max Nelson officiating. Interment was at Prairie Rose Cemetery, Brooks, Iowa.

Mrs. Walter F. Brown (Ruth), age 81, passed away March 30, 1991 at the Mercy Hospital in Corning. She was born May 26, 1909 on a farm near Lenox. She was 81 years, 10 months and four days old.

Ruth Lenore was the daughter of John C. and Lula Evans Haigler. She grew up in Lenox, joining the Presbyterian Church as a young girl. She attended the Lenox Public Schools and graduated at the top of her class of 1927.

She was married to Walter F. Brown of Brooks, Iowa on June 23, 1927 in Creston and they made their home on a farm southwest of Corning, near Iveyyille. They were blessed with two children: Mildred Marie and Walter Marlin. After her husband passed away, she resided in Lenox and later entered the Clearview Nursing Home in Mt. Ayr.

Mrs. Brown is survived by her daughter Mildred and husband Richard L. Walter of Wickenburg, Ariz, and her son Marlin and wife Burdean of rural Corning. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, Susan (Gilbert) Yates of Oklahoma City, Okla., Jeanne (Jerry) Masters of Dover, Ark., Janis (Tom) Christensen of Lenox, David (Sandi) Walter of Wickenburg, Ariz., Mark (Juliann) Walter of Harlan,

Iowa, John (Jane) Walter of Maryville, Mo., Stephanie (Steve) Thompson of Topeka, Kan., Sandra (Steve) Hood of Independence, Iowa, Steven (Diane) Brown of rural Corning, 16 great grandchildren, her brother J, Fred (Agnesjay) Haigler of Henderson, Nev., and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Fremont Brown on March 23, 1975, her parents, a sister Eva May who died at an early age, and a brother Rex.

She devoted her life to her husband, her children, and their families. Along with her many needlework hobbies, she enjoyed sewing for her five granddaughters. She enjoyed reading, her flowers and especially enjoyed music. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her and who will always cherish her memory.


Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday April 10, 1991


Crouch, Blanche Eva Wynn -

Funeral services for Blanche Eva Crouch were held Friday, April 26, 1991 at Coen-Beaty Funeral Home in Lenox with Rev. Paul Grandon officiating. Burial was at West Fairview Cemetery, Lenox, Iowa.

Blanche Eva Wynn, the daughter of Isiah and Laura Moffitt Wynn, was born at Prescott on December 14, 1897. She died April 23, 1991 at the Lenox Care Center at the age of 93 years.

Blanche grew up in Prescott area and attended the Prescott Schools. She was married to Wesley J. Crouch on May 10, 1923 at Maryville, Mo. They farmed northwest of Lenox for many years before moving into Lenox. Wes died June 27, 1985.

Blanche was an active member of the United Methodist Church, the Rebekah Lodge, 30 year member of the Ladies in Blue, and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Blanche was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son Drexel Hunt in 1967, two grandchildren, five brothers and three sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Thelma Weigle and husband Charles of Cherry Hill, N.J.; four grandchildren: Gale H. Mcdonald,

Connie Hart, Judy Warren and Jeannie Archino; brother Dale Wynn of Corning; several great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday May 1, 1991


Davis, Paul Allen -

Graveside services for Paul Allen Davis were held April 5, 1991 at West Fairview Cemetery with Rev. Don Fisher of the Lenox United Presbyterian Church officiating. Military rites were conducted by American Legion Parkinson Post #260, Lenox.

[Paul died April 2, 1991.]

Paul Allen Davis began his life journey on July 2, 1908 in rural Taylor County east of Lenox, the son of Lloyd F. and Pearl Bowman Davis.

He attended the local school system and went on to take civil engineering at Ames and the University of Nebraska. He returned home

in 1931 to help with the family business. Like many businessmen during the Great Depression Paul and his father realized little if any

profit from their business.

On August 17, 1934 Paul was united in marriage with Nelle Lewis. They made their home at 404 West Ohio in Lenox for over 49 years.

In 1942 Paul enlisted in the United States Coast Guard. He spent two years in Baltimore working as a draftsman specialist. After his military service he again returned home to work at the grain elevator. By this time his father's health had begun to fail and Paul assumed a more active role in the family business.  By 1964 Paul had been actively engaged in the elevator business for over 33 years and he was ready to retire. The elevator was then sold to the Country Boys. Paul and Nelle spent the next 22 years traveling and sight-seeing throughout the United States.

Paul joined the Lenox Presbyterian Church at an early age. He was a fifty year member of Rotary, served 32 years on the Light and Water Board, was city clerk for 20 years and helped in the planning and building of the Sunrise Apartments. Paul and Nelle enjoyed attending the rock shows. He bought rough rocks which he then would tumble and cut and use in his hobby of jewelry making.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Nelle, his sister Margaret Nelson, and his brother-in-law Robert Nelson.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter Patty Oliver and her husband Bill and two grandchildren Brent Paul and Amber Lee all of Lenox.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday April 10, 1991


Eberle, Pearl M Haering -

Pearl M. Eberle, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Wurster) Haering was born October 12, 1906 and passed away March 21, 1991 at the age of 84 years.

She lived all her life in the Lenox vicinity. After graduating from high school, she taught rural schools in Taylor and Adams counties.

She was united in marriage to Bryan Eberle October 4, 1933. To this union three children were born, Donovan Dean, who died in infancy,

Raedene Combs of Lincoln, Neb. and Marlene Riley of Creston.

Pearl was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bryan in 1978, an infant son, a sister, Leona, and brother, Herman.

She is survived by her two daughters, five grandchildren, Eric and Bryan Combs and Lynda, Karyn and Jo Anne Riley, a sister, Martha Hamilton, and a host of relatives and friends.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday April 3, 1991


Grace, Ora Russell -

Funeral services for Ora Russell Grace were held Wednesday, Aug. 14, 1991 at the United Methodist Church in Clearfield, Iowa with Rev. Alan Rusk officiating. Interment was at Conway Cemetery, Conway, Iowa.

Ora Russell Grace was born February 17, 1914 to Anna McKee and Fred Grace in Sheridan, Mo. Ora married Francis Delores Ecklin December 31, 1937 in Tulsa, Okla. To this union five children were born; Lawrence Russel, Doyle Richard, Phyllis Ann, Debbie

Jolene, and Jeanette Colleen.

Francis preceded Ora in death in September of 1974.

Ora and Iva Marie Ulmer Waugh were married September 26, 1979 in Hopkins, Mo.

Ora farmed most of his life in Ringgold County. He was also a former truck driver. He liked to hunt, and loved dancing and country music. Ora and Marie made their home in Lenox.

Ora left this life at the age of 77 on August 11,1991 at the Greater Community Hospital in Creston.

Ora was also preceded in death by a daughter Phyllis Ann Matheny and two brothers Jesse and Raleigh. Ora is survived by his wife Marie, two daughters Jeanette Morrow and Debbie Casteel, two sons Doyle and Lawrence and Lawrence's wife Lois, his stepson Larry

Waugh and his wife Doris, his son-in-law John, and his brother's wives Maxine and Jean. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren,

three step grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and five step great grandchildren.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday August 21, 1991


Hingeley, Brandin Lee -

Funeral services for Brandin Lee Hingeley, 18 days old, were held at the First United Methodist Church in Plattsmouth, Neb. March 25,

1991 with Rev. Larry Halverstadt Cole officiating. Interment was at North Fairview Cemetery, Lenox, Iowa. He died March 21, 1991 at University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Brandin Lee Hingeley was born March 3, 1991 to Quentin Lee Hingeley and Shelley LaVonne Hayes Hingeley.

Those left to cherish his memory are his parents, Quentin and Shelley Hingeley; a sister, Ashley Hingeley, all of Plattsmouth, Neb.; paternal grandparents, Tim Hingeley of Greenfield, Eva Hingeley of Plattsmouth, Neb.; maternal grandparents, Charles and Karen Arnold of Plattsmouth, Neb.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday March 27, 1991


Noerrlinger, Rose Trost -

Rose Noerrlinger, 93, Sheldon, Wisc, died April 10, 1991 at Rusk County Memorial Nursing Home.

She was born on August 6, 1897 in Dettingen, Germany, the daughter of George and Margaret Trost. She lived in Germany until five years of age when her parents immigrated to the U.S. and lived in Lenox, Iowa until 1921. She lived in the Sheldon area the rest of

her life.

She and Frank Noerrlinger were married on April 18, 1918. She belonged to the Seventh-day Adventist Church of Ladysmith.

Survivors include two daughters, Grace (Mrs. Eugene) Biederman of Sheldon and Marion (Mrs. Harold) Streidl of Hamburg, Pa.; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; three brothers, Joe, George and Harry Trost; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Cook, Mrs. Pauline Morgan, Mrs. Emma Woods and Mrs. Frieda Boltinghouse.

Funeral services were held on April 13 at the Rusk County Memorial Nursing Home Chapel with Raymond Plummer and Rick Harper officiating. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sheldon.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday May 1, 1991


Roll, Vera Lucile Tully -

Funeral services for Vera Lucile Roll were held Wednesday, March 20, 1991 at the Lenox United Presbyterian Church with Rev. Don Fisher officiating. Interment was at North Fairview Cemetery, Lenox, Iowa. [Died Mar 17, 1991]

Vera Lucile Roll began her life's journey at Adams County, Iowa on August 20, 1901, the daughter of Mary Davison and Andrew George Tully. She moved with her parents to Lenox at a young age. She attended the Lenox Community School. After graduating from high school she attended two years of college at the Tarkio College in Tarkio, Mo.

On December 28, 1929 she was united in marriage with Andrew Lavern Roll at her parents home in Lenox. One son was born to bless this


Vera enriched her life by becoming an avid reader. She was a member of the Library Board, PEG, the LCF Club, the Lenox United Presbyterian Church, and several of the women's groups related to her church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Andrew, three brothers Mel, Herb, and Bruce Tully and one sister Lela Long.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son James and his wife Patricia Roll of Hampton, N.H.; two granddaughters, Linda (Robert)

Cessar of Pittsburgh, Penn., and Laura (Jerry) Wiese of Torrington, Conn.; two great grandchildren, Kathryn Ann Cessar and James Alexander Wiese; two nieces, Edith (George) Boltinghouse of Harlan, Iowa and Mary Lou (Jim) Connor of New York City; New York; and two nephews, Donald (Mineva) Tully of Lenox, and Robert (Barbara) Long of Davenport, Iowa.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday March 27, 1991


Schofield, Lloyd Junior -

Funeral services for Lloyd Junior Schofield were held Wednesday, July 31, 1991 at Wilson-Watson Funeral Home in Clearfield, Iowa with Rev. Paul Grandgn officiating. Military graveside rites were conducted by Conway Post #691, American Legion. Interment

was at Conway Cemetery, Conway, Iowa  [Died July 15, 1991]

Lloyd Junior Schofield, second child of Verne Lloyd and Mary Madden Mickey Schofield, was born in Kent (Union County) Iowa on April

4, 1932. While a young child, the family moved to the farm 1/4 mile east of "The Big Tree" located in the corners of four counties: Union, Taylor, Ringgold and Adams where he resided until his death.

He attended country school in Lincoln Township and then four years in Lenox graduating with the class of 1961. In March 1953 he was inducted in the U.S. Army stationed in Fort Riley, Kan., then he was assigned to Korea serving his country until January 1955.

Lloyd met his wife Mary Lu Beemer at the popular skating rink, "The Villa Rio" in Lenox and they became engaged April 5, 1952. They

were married August 4, 1953 while Lloyd was on leave from the Army. Then six days later he reported for duty overseas. After his return from Korea they lived for a time at Conway, Iowa, then moved to their present farm home in March 1968. They were parents

of three children: Brian Jack Schofield, Cambridge, Iowa; Bonnie Beth Schofield Maguire, Sharpsburg; and Deena Kay Schofield Stalcup, Prescott, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his father, Verne, in July 1978, his mother, Mary, in July 1985; grandparents and his parents-in-law, Simmie and Mary Beemer.

Survivors are his wife, Mary Lu; children, Brian Jack; Bonnie Beth and husband Erin Maguire; Deena Kay and husband Craig Stalcup; older brother, Wayne Schofield and wife Naomi of Yucaipa, Calif.; younger sister, Norma Jean Johnston of Burlington, Iowa; beloved grandchildren Tanner Erin and Morgan Jade Maguire; an uncle, Howard Mickey of Kent, and an aunt Darlene Mickey of Mt. Ayr, Iowa; as

well as a host of other relatives and friends.

He became a member of the Lenox Methodist Church May 24, 1959.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday August 7, 1991


Spring, Ethel Lucille Barker -

Funeral services for Ethel Lucille (Barker) Spring were held Wednesday, July 3, 1991 at Coen-Beaty Funeral Home in Lenox with Rev. Max Nelson officiating. Burial was at West Fairview Cemetery, Lenox, Iowa.

Ethel Lucille (Barker) Spring was born November 19, 1907 to James and Sarah Jane (Hocker) Barker in Schuyler County, Mo., the eldest of five children and passed away on July 1, 1991 at the age of 83 years. She spent her early years in Missouri and then moved to Iowa where she grew to womanhood.

On December 30, 1937 Ethel was married to Carl Spring and to this union one daughter, Carolyn Ilene Gilstad of Des Moines, was born.

Ethel was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Elmer and Luell.

Ethel is survived by her husband Carl in Lenox, daughter Carolyn, and son-in-law Nolan Gilstad; two brothers, Ellis in California and Jesse in Lenox; four sisters-in-law, Erla and Lula Barker and Evelyn and Dorothy Spring, and brother-in-law, Ernest Spring, and two step-grandchildren.

Her mother passed away when she was nine years old, so she had to help care for her younger brothers. She received her grade school education in Missouri and Iowa.

Ethel was a member of the Christian Church and a faithful member of several organizations. Ethel worked in several stores in Lenox including Hawkeye Lumber Company, Porter's Dry Goods, and Bryant furniture.

Ethel and her husband Carl farmed for several years and later moved to Lenox. Ethel loved to work in her garden and with her beautiful

flowers. She was happiest when she was doing something to help other people.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday July 10, 1991


Trexler, Bonnie Mae Key -

Funeral services for Bonnie Mae Trexler were held Tuesday, April 2, 1991 at Coen-Beaty Funeral Home in Lenox with Rev. Paul Grandon officiating. Interment was at West Fairview Cemetery, Lenox, Iowa.

Bonnie Mae Key, daughter of Frank and Lillian Hyatt Key, was born on the family farm in Taylor County, Iowa, on December 6, 1920. She passed away on March 31, 1991, at Bryan Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Neb., at the age of 70 years, three months, and 25 days.

She grew up in Lenox area and graduated from Lenox High School in 1939.

She was united in marriage to Allen Trexler on August 28, 1943, in Omaha, Neb. Allen and Bonnie lived in Lincoln, Neb. for 48 years,

where she worked for the Elgin Watch Co. for 11 years and the Russell Stover Candy Co. for 23 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, infant daughter Shirley Louise, brother Kenneth Key, and sister Marie and husband

Homer Miller.

Bonnie is survived by her husband Allen; two brothers: Melvin Key and wife Linda of Atlantic; Reldon Key and wife Doris of Lenox; two sisters-in-law, Josephine Key of Creston and Franchon Trexler of Wichita, Kan.; as well as several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday April 10, 1991


Walter, Glenndon Russell (Denny) -

Funeral services for Glenndon Russell (Denny) Walter were held Monday, July 15, 1991 at Salem Church of the Brethern, Lenox, Iowa with Rev. Richard Queener and Rev. Elmer West officiating. Interment was in West Fairview Cemetery, Lenox, Iowa.

Glenndon Russell Walter, better known as Denny, was the youngest of five children born to Andrew and Cora Anderson Walter in the family home in Adams County, Iowa. Denny was born April 11, 1914, and died at his home in Lenox on July 11, 1991 at the age of

77 years after a long illness.

He attended school in Mercer Township, Adams County, graduating from the eighth grade at the Jack Alexander home after the schoolhouse had burned. He helped his father on the farm and continued to farm with his father after his marriage to Juanita Wyant at her parent's home on February 16, 1936. Denny and Juanita, moved north of Stringtown to a farm where they lived until moving

to Lenox in November of 1983. Three children came to bless this marriage; Mervin Dean, Corene Ann, and Glenda Sue.

Denny enjoyed the farm, feeding cattle and hogs.

Denny joined the Mercer Center Church at an early age. He later transferred his membership to the Salem Church of the Brethern, where he attended regularly as long as his health permitted. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and visiting with family and friends.

Surviving are his wife Juanita; son Mervin and wife Sharon of Prescott, daughter Corene Boltinghouse of Lenox; six grandchildren: Cindy Jackson and husband Mike of Kankakee, Ill; Michael Walter and Tammy of Prescott, Mark Walter of Iowa City, Holly Booth, and husband Terry of  Sharpsburg, Royce Boltinghouse of Warrensburg, Mo., Nicki Krest and husband George of Corpus Christi, Texas; three great grandchildren: Kindra Booth, Jessica Jackson and Andrew Walter; five step-grandchildren: Debbie Woods, Gregg Branan, Tim Branan, 10 step great grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Beatrice Walter and Bertha Walter, a very special person in Denny's life the past 63 years; one step-brother, Richard Preston of Des Moines, and four nieces and one nephew.

Denny was preceded in death by his infant daughter Glenda Sue, his parents; two sisters: Zelma Walter and Esther Waddell; two brothers: Homer and Lonnie Walter; brother-in-law Walter Waddell; sister-in-law, Pauline Walter; two nephews: Vernon Walter

and Marvan Nissen; one niece, Wilma Waddell McClure; stepmother Jennie Preston Walter; and his in-laws, Hugh and Glenna Wyant.

Denny was fortunate to spend his final days being cared for by his loving and devoted wife Juanita. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday July 24, 1991