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Shirley Simmons
Shirley Simmons
Wednesday, December 06, 1933 - Monday, February 16, 2015
Shirley A. (Johnson) Simmons was born December 6, 1933 in Cherokee, Iowa. At the age of 6 months she was adopted by Nathaniel and Idella (Gale) Johnson. Her early childhood years were spent in Cherokee, where she attended school and obtained her GED in 1972. On July 2, 1950, Shirley married Phi...
Keith D. West
Keith D. West
Tuesday, August 03, 1965 - Sunday, February 15, 2015
Keith Darel West, the son of the late Merlin West and Leah (Heschke) West, was born at midnight on August 3, 1965, in Cherokee, Iowa. His early years were spent in Cherokee. The family then settled on a farm between Alta and Hanover, Iowa. He graduated from Alta High School. He spent the next four ...
Walter L. Brenner
Walter L. Brenner
Thursday, April 10, 1924 - Saturday, February 14, 2015
Walter Leo Brenner was born April 10, 1924 at Mapleton, Iowa, the son of Louis and Clara (Matt) Brenner. He grew up and was educated in the area. He served in the U.S. Army as a Master Sergeant during WWII. He married Patricia Heller, and settled on a farm just north of Cherokee, Iowa at the interse...
Edna A. Swanson
Edna A. Swanson
Sunday, January 06, 1918 - Saturday, February 14, 2015
Edna Arleen Swanson was born on a farm near Larrabee, Iowa, on January 6, 1918, the daughter of John and Lottie (Hill) Covell. She attended school in Larrabee until the 6th grade, when hard times forced her to leave her studies to help on the family farm. The family relocated to a farm near Aurelia,...
Arlene D. Cedar
Arlene D. Cedar
Tuesday, December 26, 1933 - Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Arlene Dorothy Cedar was born on December 26, 1933, in Cleghorn, IA, to Lester and Grace (Gilbert) Kirchoff. Her family lived in the Cleghorn area, and she graduated from Cleghorn High School in 1951. She worked at Central Trust & Savings Bank in Cherokee before starting her family. She married ...
Donald B. Johnson
Donald B. Johnson
Tuesday, May 20, 1924 - Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Donald Bruce Johnson, the son of Andrew and Henrietta (Braaks), was born May 20, 1924, in Hartford, SD. His childhood years were spent in Hartford, and he graduated as Valedictorian of his class at Hartford High School. He then served his country for three years as a pilot in the Naval Air Corps. ...
Joseph F. Wiemold
Joseph F. Wiemold
Thursday, April 17, 1919 - Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Joseph "Joe" Wiemold, the son of Frank and Anna (Rupp) Wiemold, was born on April 17, 1919 in Cherokee County, IA. He was raised and educated in the Maryhill area. He later served his country in the Air Force for four years before being honorably discharged in 1945. On September 20, 1949, Joe was...
Daryl Lee Bunch
Daryl Lee Bunch
Thursday, April 29, 1954 - Saturday, January 31, 2015
Daryl Bunch, prominent throughout the mid-west as a motivator, salesman, and businessman and based in Cherokee, Iowa, passed away in Kennesaw, Georgia on January 31, 2015 from complications following a six and a half year fight with ALS. He was 60 years old. With the ability to believe and hope i...
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