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Gary W. Brink
Gary W. Brink
Thursday, May 10, 1951 - Friday, January 13, 2017
Floyd J. Zimmer
Floyd J. Zimmer
Saturday, April 11, 1925 - Thursday, January 12, 2017
Floyd Joseph Zimmer, the son of John and Kathryn (Hecket) Zimmer, was born in Cherokee, IA on April 11, 1925. He grew up on the family farm, attended Maryhill Catholic School during his primary years, and graduated from Quimby High School. Floyd was proud to have served in the United States Army. H...
Marilyn A. Spindler
Marilyn A. Spindler
Friday, June 09, 1922 - Sunday, January 08, 2017
Marilyn "Babe" Spindler, the daughter of Joseph and Agnes (Trainer) Shea was born June 9, 1922, in Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee where she attended school and graduated from Wilson High School in 1940. On March 18, 1944, Babe was united in marriage to Crowley Spindle...
Barbara Carlson
Barbara Carlson
Tuesday, February 18, 1930 - Thursday, January 05, 2017
Barbara (Puhrmann) Carlson was born on February 18, 1930, the daughter of George and Josephine (Durmich) Puhrmann. She graduated from the Larrabee High School. In 1948 she married Arnold Carlson and they farmed west of Marcus until they retired and moved to Marcus in 1986. She was involved in many ...
Barbara Jean Keith
Barbara Jean Keith
Thursday, May 28, 1942 - Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Barbara Jean Keith, the daughter of Wilbur and Erma (Jones) Dooley, was born May 28, 1942, in Waterloo, IA. At an early age her family moved to California where she attended school and graduated from Chula Vista High School in California. She was united in marriage to John Scot Boren and they moved ...
Timothy 'Tim' LaVerne Alberts
Timothy 'Tim' LaVerne Alberts
Friday, March 23, 1962 - Saturday, December 31, 2016
Timothy 'Tim' LaVerne Alberts, the son of LaVerne 'Jake' and Ella (Rahbusch) Alberts was born March 23, 1962, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee where he attended school and graduated from Washington High School in 1980. While in high school he excelled in basketball, footba...
Jesse E. Schlichting
Jesse E. Schlichting
Friday, July 02, 1926 - Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Jesse Eugene 'The Whistler' Schlichting, was born July 2, 1926, to Nina Jane (Brees) and Lawrence Henry Schlichting. He grew up on a farm between Sutherland and Gaza, Iowa, and attended school in Gaza. He served in the U.S. Army, and earned his GED during his military service. Jesse married Dorothy...
Bonnie A. Smith
Bonnie A. Smith
Tuesday, October 25, 1927 - Sunday, December 25, 2016
Bonita "Bonnie" Ann (Schissel) Smith, the daughter of John and Mary (Carey) Sand was born on October 25, 1927, and was raised on the family farm outside of Marcus. She graduated from Marcus High School where she loved twirling the baton in the marching band. She has always loved to sing and dance an...
Eileen Hiniker
Eileen Hiniker
Sunday, January 06, 1929 - Thursday, December 22, 2016
Eileen Mary Hiniker was born to Nora (Hoffman) and Charles Kellen on January 6, 1929 in LeMars, Iowa. She grew up in LeMars until the age of five when she moved with her family to a farm outside Iona, Minnesota. Eileen grew up there attending St. Cloumba Catholic Schools graduating as valedictorian ...
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