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

Bailey, Maymie Pearl Petersohn -

Maymie Pearl Bailey of Creston, formerly of Afton passed away Sunday, June 13, 1999

at the Creston Nursing and Rehab Center, Creston, IA of congestive heart failure. She

was 88.

Mrs. Bailey, the daughter of Walter Henry and Mabel Pearl (Dawson) Petersohn was born

July 2, 1910 near Clearfield, IA. She was educated in Taylor County  country schools and

graduated from Creston High School. She was united in marriage to Jessie Ross Bailey

on August 28, 1929 in Creston. He passed away October, 1981. She was a homemaker,

also worked as a school bus driver and cook at Thayer schools.

She is survived by three daughters, Betty Eckardt, Baxter; Phyllis, husband Donald Clark,

Winterset and Ruby, husband Ronald Cornelison, Creston; four sons, Robert, wife Delores

Bailey, Chapin, IA; Richard, wife Shirley Bailey, Afton; Gary, wife Connie Bailey, Winterset

and William, wife Marge Bailey of Enid, OK; 21 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 32

greatgrandchildren; 8 step great grandchildren; and 5 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ross "Doc" Bailey, her parents; 2 great

grandsons; 2 brothers, Arthur and LeRoy Petersohn .

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday June 23, 1999

Bladon, Vera Mabel Green -

Vera Mabel Green Bladon, the daughter of Frank A. and Mabel Turner Green, was born

June 16, 1901 near Clearfield, Iowa. She died Saturday, May 22, 1999 at the Greater

Community Hospital at Creston. After graduating from Clearfield High in May, 1919

she attended the Chicago College of Expression and Drama. She taught speech and

drama in Kellerton  and Grand River before her marriage.

She was married to Vernon A. (Slim) Bladon on Dec. 11, 1924 at Creston. She taught

many individuals and small groups technical voice training, diction, extemporaneous

speaking, pantomime and storytelling.  She also prepared concerts, receptions, lodge

and club work as their teacher-coach. After her husband died in 1957, Vera moved to

Ames where she worked for the Department of Transportation until she moved to

Creston to work for her son, Frank Bladon.

Survivors include her three sons: Doyle and wife Helen of Monticello, AR, LaVern and

wife Rene of Bella Vista, AR, Frank and wife Ginger of Mountain Home, AR, her daughter

Martha and husband Richard Hammond of Diagonal, IA, a brother Don Green and wife

Doris of Creston, IA, a brother-in-law Gerald Keller of Diagonal, IA, a sister-in-law

Alice Bladon of Lenox Care Center, Lenox, IA, 10 grandchildren, 7 step grandchildren,

13 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Vera was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Slim, a brother Harold, age 9,

an infant brother and a sister, Ariel Keller.

Services were held on Tuesday, May 25, Christian Church in Clearfield, with the Rev.

Eydie Stephens officiating. Music was provided by Jean Huffman, Mary Webb, and

Margaret Bickers.

Casket bearers were Ryan Hammond, Travis Turner, Bill Livingston, Curt Turner,

Dick Hammond, and Roger Walter.

Honorary pallbearers were Jeff Bladon, Christopher Bladon, Eddie Austin, Richard

Hammond, James Bladon, and Bernard Sobotka.

Interment was in the Clearfield Cemetery.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday June 2, 1999

Cummings, Helen May O'Dell -

Helen May O'Dell Cummings, daughter of Lester L. O'Dell and May Fitch O'Dell was born

in Mason Township, Taylor County, Iowa, April 30, 1906, and departed this life at the

Longview Nursing Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa, May 16, 1999, at the age of 93 years and

16 days.

She grew to maturity on the O'Dell farm in Mason Township that her grandfather Clark

O'Dell had moved to in the mid 1800's. She attended the Timberlake rural School, then

two years at New Market High school. It was her wish to be a School teacher so her last

two years of high school were at Bedford where they taught Normal Training and with this

she was permitted to teach rural school. She taught Ross No. 1 and her home school in

Mason Township following her graduation from High School in 1924.

She then attended Iowa State Teachers College at Cedar Falls, Iowa (now the University

of Northern Iowa) and graduated in 1929. Her first town school was in Brighton, Iowa, and

from there to Villisca, where she taught until she was married.

On July 8, 1934 she was united in marriage to Carl H. Cummings at the Bedford Methodist

Parsonage in Bedford, Iowa, Rev. J. Stanley Decker officiating. To this union four children

were born: Richard Alan who died in infancy, Carolyn May, Elaine Ann, and James Carl Cummings.

She did substitute teaching in the Bedford School, was very active in her church, holding

positions of leadership in church school, United Methodist Women,

Vacation Bible School, playing piano for worship services, and MYF. But mostly she was a

homemaker and her family came first in her life. She enjoyed hand work of all kinds.

Early in her youth she accepted Jesus as her personal savior and united with the Gilead

Church. When the Gilead Methodist Church, northwest of Bedford, closed in the early

1920's she transferred her membership to the Bedford United Methodist Church, remaining

a member until her death. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star for over 50 years

and a member of the 19th Century Club for 65 years.

Preceding her in death were her parents, two brothers, Bruce F. O'Dell and Herman H. O'Dell,

one sister, Neva O'Dell Novinger; and son, Richard Alan.

She is survived by her husband Carl H. Cummings, Bedford; her daughters, Carolyn M. Cummings

of Lake Forest, California and Elaine Ann Krambeck and her husband  Rev. Richard E. Krambeck

of Missouri Valley, Iowa; and a son, Dr. James Carl Cummings and his wife Rosalyn M. Cummings

of Bedford, Iowa; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren; nieces and nephews, who

were always so special to her, and other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held May 19 at Novinger-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Ruth Melick.

Interment in Fairview Cemetery in Bedford.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday May 26, 1999

Fehring, Norbert Frank -

Mass of Christian Burial services for Norbert Fehring, age 80, were held on May 12, 1999 at 11

a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Lenox with Father Dan Siepker officiating. Burial with

military rites by the Parkinson American Legion Post No. 250 were held at the North Fairview

Cemetery in Lenox. Services were conducted by the Ritchie Funeral Home of Lenox.

Norbert Frank Fehring was born to Herman Fehring and Mary Krogman Fehring on July 21, 1918

in rural Carroll, Iowa. He grew up in the Carroll County area and attended parochial school in

Maple River. On June 21, 1943 he was united in marriage to Helen Klocke in Roselle, Towa. to

this loving union four sons were born: Jerry, Jack, Matt and Pat.

Norbert entered the United States Army on January 13, 1941, and faithfully served his country

until October 22, 1945. He served in Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland, Central

Europe and earned the American Defense Service Ribbon, the European African Middle

Eastern Theater ribbon with one Silver Battle Star, the Good Conduct Medal and four Overseas

Service Bars.  Once his tour of duty was over, Norbert returned to Carroll County for a few

years and then he and Helen moved to Pocahontas County where they farmed and ran a custom

corn sheller. In 1967 they moved to Lenox where Norbert worked as District Sales Manager

for ACCO Seed Corn Company.

In 1972 they moved to Lake View and Norbert worked for the Quinn Popcorn Company. In

1996 the couple returned to Lenox. Norbert really enjoyed baseball, both watching and playing,

in his younger years. He was active in local town teams and pitched against Bob Feller. He

enjoyed woodworking where he built grandfather clocks for his sons and doll high chairs

for his daughters-in-law, along with restoring and refinishing antiques. He was an

outdoorsman and would often hunt and fish. He enjoyed collecting and trading guns. He was

a member of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Lenox and was a long time member of the

American Legion.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife Helen of Lenox; three sons, Jerry and

wife Kristee of Kinnear, Wyoming, Jack and wife Paula of Lenox and Pat and wife Marcia of

Red Oak; a brother, Herman and wife Leone of Carroll; a brother-in-law, Ed Klocke of

Carroll, a sister-in-law, Mary Klocke of Carroll and eight grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Mary, his son Matt in 1982, a brother,

Father Matthew Fehring and four sisters, Elizabeth Schwabe, Francis Dorweiller, Dora

Baumhover and Clara Haag.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday May 19, 1999

Haggerty, Mildred C Sparks Kirkpatrick

Funeral services for Mildred C. Haggerty, age 79, were held on June 13, 1999 at

2 p.m. at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Creston with Dr. Robert Pickerell officiating.

The body was cremated after the service, there will be a private burial at a later

date. Services were conducted by the Ritchie Funeral Home of Creston.

Mildred C. Haggerty was born to James M. Sparks and Sarah C. (Boyd) Sparks on

July 10, 1919 in Pickering, Missouri. She attended the Creston High School and in

March of 1934, at the age of fourteen, she was united in marriage to Forest

Kirkpatrick in Yuma, Colorado. By the age of 18, she had three little girls, Evelyn,

Betty and Joyce. She married Lawrence Haggerty in February of 1947 in Troy, Kansas

and was able to claim the two sons she always longed for, Don and Larry, whom she

loved as much as her girls.

Her life was very active and happy. Moving to Arizona, Mildred made many friends

and had the experience of a kiss on the cheek by John Wayne.

During her stay in Council Bluffs she graduated at the age of 62, at the top of her

nurses aid class, and practiced at Mercy Hospital. While in Omaha, Mildred

managed several Village Inn Pancake Houses.

Moving to Fremont, Nebraska with Joyce she finally retired and joined a senior

citizens group and a bowling league. When Joyce's job was downsized in 1992

they moved to Creston where her health started to fail.

Mildred's faith and generosity continued with a coffeepot always on and her

brownies became famous throughout town. The family she loved was not only those

who lived with her, but included Janice Shepherd and her three sons and their

families and Bernie and May White and many too numerous to mention.

Mildred and the family greatly appreciated the care she received from Green

Valley Hospice.

Left to cherish her memory are two sons, Don Haggerty and wife Janell of 

Loveland, Colorado and Larry Haggerty and wife Darlene of Corning; three daughters,

Evelyn Schrodt and husband Harold of Murray, Betty Westlake and Joyce

Stewart, both of Creston, Ten grandchildren and ten greatgrandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her first husband Forest, her parents James

and Sarah, six half-sisters and three half brothers

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday June 23, 1999

Hersom, Beulah Carson -

Beulah Hersom of Diagonal passed away May 20, 1999 at the Ringgold County

Hospital in Mount Ayr at the age of 89.

Mrs. Hersom, the daughter of Albert Eugene and Maud B. (Everting) Carson, was

born October 24, 1909 in Adams County. She was united in marriage to Everette L.

"Pink" Hersom in Grant City, Mo., on May 13, 1931.

She was a homemaker and helped her husband in the blue grass and corn shelling

business and lime and fertilizer hauling,  She lived in Diagonal all her life.

She is survived by a niece (raised by Mrs. Hersom) Betty (husband Bob) Shaefer

of Diagonal; two brothers, Leo Carson of Diagonal and Earl (wife Phyllis) Carson of

Lineville: and a sister-in-law, Thelma Carson of Lineville.

Preceding her in death were her husband in 1971; her parents; two brothers,

Ray and Ivan Carson; and a sister, Lola Carson.

Services were held May 24 at the United Church of Diagonal, with the Rev. Pam

Farren officiating. Burial was in Knowlton Cemetery, northeast of Diagonal. The

Wilson-Watson and Armstrong Funeral Home of Diagonal was in charge of


Memorials may be directed Diagonal Lion's Club.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday June 9, 1999

Marcum, Glen J -

Glen J. Marcum of Des Moines, passed away of heart failure June 12, 1999

at his home. He was 51. [Born Nov. 1, 1947]

Mr. Marcum was born in Des Moines where he lived all his life. He worked for

Communication Data Services and was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of

God Church in Des Moines.

He is survived by his wife Linda V. Marcum of Des Moines; two daughters,

Gina Blaylock of Grimes and Misty Marcum of Des Moines; three

brothers, William Marcum of Clearfield, Ernest Marcum of Des Moines and

Robert Marcum of Prairie City and two grandchildren.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday June 23, 1999

Miller, Raymond (Bing) -

Services for Bing Miller were held May 13, 1999 at the Lenox Christian

Church with Rev. Dena Vittorio officiating. Music was provided by Kathryn

Wilson as Organist and Gwen Maynes and Kay Eberle Bennett as soloist.

Casket Bearers were Jim Wurster, Erin Maguire, Garland Walter, Dave Miller,

James Calvin, and Reldon Huntington.

Honorary Bearers were Vane Lucas, Bob Halligan and Kenneth Reason.

Raymond "Ding" Miller died at the Lenox Care Center May 9, 1999. The first

child of Raymond and Ruby Miller, he was born on a farm near Bedford, Iowa February

7, 1920. Most of his school years were spent in Lenox where his dad owned the

Miller Chevrolet Company. After graduating with the class of 1938, Bing went to

work at Miller Chevrolet as a salesman. He served in the Army in WW II, returning

to Lenox after the war and joining his dad in the family business which he continued

to own after his dad's death in 1952.

Bing was married to Coryl Jones in 1955. This brought him into Coryl's extended

family, including her daughter and son-in-law, Clunky and Bill Eberle, and their

daughters, Leanne, Kay Marie and Kim, and with Coryl's other daughter, Mary and

her daughter, Mary and her daughter Coryl Ann. Coryl passed away in 1988.

He enjoyed numerous visits and receiving letters and photographs from his

seven great-grandchildren. His youngest great-grandchild was born just a few days

before his death and was a healing event to Bing's death, demonstrating life's

ongoing cycles.

Preceding Bing in death were his parents, wife Coryl, son-in-law Bill Eberle, Kim's

husband Willie Smith Jr. and a grandson Andy Seal.

Surviving are daughters, Chinky Eberle and Mary Hurd; granddaughters, Leanne,

Kay Marie, Kim and Coryl Ann, seven great-grandchildren and one great great

granddaughter; brother and sister-in-law, David and Nancy Miller of Springfield,

Virginia and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Vane and Margaret Lucas of Bedford.

The family appreciates the kind and loving care Bing received at Taylor Ridge

Estates and the Lenox Care Center during the last years of his life as well as the

visits and support of friends.

Interment was in the North Fairview Cemetery in Lenox with Military Rites by

the Lenox American Legion Parkinson Post #250.

Memorials may be directed to the Lenox Ambulance Service.

Coen-Beaty Funeral Home of Lenox was in charge of the arrangements.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday May 19, 1999

Overholser, Sharon Sobotka -

Sharon Overholser, 52 of Des Moines died on Monday, April 26. Funeral

services were held on Friday, April 30 in West Des Moines. Graveside services

were held at the Bohemian Cemetery south of Diagonal.

She is survived by her sons, Matt and Brad, and a brother, Jim Sobotka.

She was the daughter of the late Robert Sobotka and Shirley Sobotka. 

[Born Nov. 16, 1946]

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Peterson, Terry Hillard -

Terry Hillard Peterson, 51, son of Doris Mantz and Hillard Peterson, was

born in Red Oak, Iowa and died May 3, 1999 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

In 1968 he was married to Patricia Hauk of Lenox, Iowa. In July of 1997

Terry married Claire Jean Loche.

He farmed several years in Taylor County and worked for Burcliff Industries

for a time, then moved to Tempe, Arizona.

He was a residential maintenance person and a U.S. Army Veteran.

[Born 16 March 1947]

Survivors include his wife, Claire Jean Peterson: daughter, Stephanie Cockburn;

two sons, Troy and Chad; his parents, Doris Mantz and Hillard Peterson;

a sister, Cindy Drumwright; two brothers, Bruce and Joe; and one step-grandchild.

Services for Terry were held at May 6, 1999 at Green Acres Chapel of Light,

401 N. Hayden road, Scottsdale, Ariz. Burial was in the VA cemetery at Phoenix.

Memorial services were held in Corning at the Coen-Beaty Funeral Home on Saturday,

May 15, 1999 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Clark Christian officiating.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday May 19, 1999

Pettengill, John Elbert Sr. -

John E. Pettengill, Sr. 68 of Magalia, California died at his home Wednesday,

April 28, 1999. His ashes will be brought to Clearfield with graveside

services to be held at a later date with Pastor Al Rusk officiating.

[Born June 27, 1930]

He is survived by his wife, Fern England Pettengill and five children, Debbra,

Barbara, John Jr., Ginger and Michael Lee.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday May 5, 1999

Rainforth, Gerald Francis -

Mass of Christian Burial for Gerald Rainforth, age 79, was held on June 10, 1999

at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Lenox with Father Leonard Kenkel

officiating. Burial was held at the North Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Military rites

were conducted by the Parkinson American Legion Post #250. Services were conducted

by the Ritchie Funeral Home of Lenox.

Pallbearers were Vince Rainforth, Lance Rainforth, Bill Beaman, Jim Rychnovsky,

Dean Evans and Arnold Maynes.

Honorary palllbearers were Ivan Bennett, Leo Kaetzel, Eldon Jenkins, Dick

Uhlenhopp and Arnold Yost. Organist was Diane Lange, and Cantor was Jolene Griffith.

Gerald Francis Rainforth, son of Roy and Harriett (Fleming) Rainforth was born

August 16, 1919 on a farm near Gravity, Iowa and passed away on June 7, 1999 at his

home at the age of 79 years, 9 months and 22 days.

He grew up on the farm in the Gravity area attending country school and the Gravity

High School. In 1934 he moved to Sterling, Colorado. In 1941, he entered the

United States Army, serving in the European Theatre for five years.

In March of 1946 he married Dorothy Beemer. This union was blessed with one son,

 Larry. In 1948, they moved back to a farm near Sharpsburg. In November of

1958 Dorothy died of cancer.

On April 23, 1960 Gerald married Catherine Sweeney at St. Patrick's Catholic

Church in Lenox and they moved to Akron, Colorado until February of 1961 when they

returned to Iowa, living on a farm near Conway, where the family still resides.

This union was blessed with four children.

Gerry loved to farm, especially raising hogs and Black Angus cattle. Even when his

health failed, he still enjoyed putting in the crops. He enjoyed sports, but baseball

was his favorite, and he had even played some semi-pro ball as a young man in Colorado.

Most of all he enjoyed his family and family gatherings, and was known to occasionally

tease his four grandchildren, from time to time.

Gerry was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Taylor County Farm Bureau

and Parkinson Post No. 250 of the American Legion, had served on the Taylor County

FHA Board in the mid 1970's. He had been a recipient of the Lenox Rotary Rural-

Urban Good Citizen Award in 1985.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Roy and Harriett, his first wife Dorothy,

his son Robert and his brother Harold.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Catherine; two sons, Larry (Helen)

Rainforth of Lincoln, Illinois and Paul (Brenda) Rainforth of Sharpsburg; two daughters,

Carol Rainforth and Joan Rainforth both of West Des Moines; four grandchildren,

Vince, Lance, Paige and Bailey Rainforth; two brothers, Norman (Reah) Rainforth of

Papillion, Nebraska; Dick (Shirley) Rainforth of New Market; a sister-in-law, Ardyce

Rainforth of Richmond, Massachusetts and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday June 16, 1999

Raymie, Linda Combs -

Linda Combs Raymie, age 43, of Creston, Iowa died Wednesday, May 12, 1999

at her home following a long battle of cancer.

She was born February 14, 1956 in Corona, California the daughter of Gaylan

and Penny (White) Combs. She lived in Riverside, California until she was 10

years old then moved with her family to Mt. Ayr, Iowa.

She graduated from Mt. Ayr Community High School, with the class of 1974

and from the Americana Academy of Beauty in Des Moines in 1975.

On January 7, 1984 she was united in marriage to Steven R. Raymie in Moravia,

Iowa. To this union one daughter was born, Stacy Rene.

She was a homemaker, beautician and production operator at Midwestern Diskette

where she worked as long as her health would permit.

She is survived by her husband Steve, daughter Stacey, parents Gaylan and Penny

Combs of Mt. Ayr, mother-in-law and father-in-law Rich and Mary Lou Raymie of

Moravia, two brothers, Richard Combs and wife Luann of Atlantic and Michael

Combs and wife Beth of Marion, one brother-in-law David Raymie of Moravia,

one sister-in-law Susan Raymie of Long Beach, California, two nephews Dillon

and Dalton Combs, two nieces Micaela Combs and Traci Larson, other relatives

and many friends.

She was preceded in death by an infant brother Mark Jeffry and her


Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 15, 1999 at Powers Funeral Home

in Creston with Reverend Tom Woodin officiating. Interment

was in Prairie Lawn Cemetery north of Creston. Memorials will go to Stacey's

education fund.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday May 26, 1999

Reed, Irene Lane -

Irene Reed, 87, of Lenox died May 16, 1999 at Greater Community Hospital

in Creston. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m., May 19, 1999 at the Lenox Christian

Church with Rev. Dena Vittorio officiating. Music will be by Kathryn Wilson, organist

and Billie Jean Barker and Marilyn Beck, vocalists.

Casket Bearers are Faye Jean Hinshaw, Lowell Howie, Bill Chapman Jr., Steve Reed,

Jeff Reed, and Barry Aldrich.

Interment will be in the West Fairview Cemetery. Memorials may be directed

to the Lenox Christian Church.

Irene was born February 29, 1912 in Cromwell, Iowa to Roscoc and Mary Hohlen

Lane. On October 24, 1931, she married Johnny Reed in Bethany, Mo. She lived

most of her life on a farm in Adams County. After retirement in 1973, they moved to

Lenox. Irene was a member of the Christian Church and Prairie Star Community Club.

She enjoyed league bowling.

Survivors include a son, Marvin and his wife, Norma Reed of Lenox; daughter, Sandra

Reed of Lenox; daughter, Shirley and her husband, Robert Aldrich of Des Moines;

two sisters, Ethel Hinshaw of Clearfield and Pauline Chapman of Creston, and two

brothers, Donald and his wife, Doris Lane of Phoenix, AZ and Roscoe and his wife,

Nancy Lane of Long Beach, CA. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren and 8 great


She  was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Johnny, 2 brothers, Rex

Lane and Orlo Lane and 2 sisters, Marie Howie and Marguerite Truman.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday May 19, 1999

Shrimpton, Lyle Edwin -

Lyle Edwin Shrimpton, 69, a resident of rural Atlantic passed away Thursday,

June 10, 1999 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Omaha.

Lyle was the son of Forrest and Viola Parsons Shrimpton and was born March

17, 1930, in New Market, Iowa. Lyle attended grade school in New Market,


After the death of his parents, he lived with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.

Bill Parsons and completed his education in Bedford, Iowa. He served in the

Korean War from 1951 to 1953. Some of his medals were: Korean Service

Medal with four Bronze Service Stars, National Defense Service Medal,

United Nations Service Medals and Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation.

After the war he returned to Bedford where he married Pearl Lee Hays and

they were blessed with a daughter, Bonnie Mary. They moved to Atlantic in 1955.

Lyle was a city mail carrier at the Atlantic Post Office for 30 years. After his

retirement the family purchased Gift World in Atlantic. Lyle was a member

of the Atlantic Methodist Church and the American Legion.

Surviving are his wife, Pearl, his daughter Bonnie Jensen, two grandchildren,

Nichole Stuart and Tobin Jensen, one great-grandson, Cain Thomas Stuart,

all of Atlantic, one brother Marlin Shrimpton of Lenox, two sisters-in-law,

Irma Shrimpton of Clearfield, IA and Maria Juhl of Elk Horn, IA, one aunt,

Mae Woodruff of New Market, IA, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and one brother,

Alvin (Baldy) Shrimpton.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 12, 1999 at the Roland

Funeral Home with Rev. Charles J. Downing officiating. Interment

was in the Clearfield Cemetery in Clearfield, Iowa.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Wednesday June 16, 1999