Funeral services for Deb Bond of Clarinda, IA, were held March 9, 2004, at the First Christian Church, in Clarinda, with Rev. John Clark and Rev. Steven Wainwright officiating. Burial was in the Clarinda Cemetery.
Deborah Dean Bond was born March 9, 1954, at Corning, IA, to Dean Gourley and Joyce (Lynam) Gourley. She died March 04, 2004, at her home in Clarinda, Iowa.
Deb was a 1972 graduate of Villisca High School. She also attended Iowa Western Community College and Northwest Missouri State University at Maryville in the secretarial programs. Deb was united in marriage at Clarinda, Iowa, September 13, 1983, to Terry Bond. She had worked at the Clarinda Mental Health Institute for thirty years and was currently the Director of Medical Records.
Deb is survived by her husband, Terry Bond. Also children Timothy O'Grady, attending Kansas University, Lawrence, KS; Jess Bond attending Iowa State University, Ames, IA; Kyle Shupe and his wife Dennice of Ankeny, IA; Scott Bond of Clarinda, J. J. Bond and his wife Nola of Clarinda; Annie Bond of Clarinda. Grandchildren: Adam Shupe, Kaci Shupe, Aubrey Buelow, Britton Bond; her parents, Dean and Joyce Gourley of Villisca, IA; sister, Denise Ruffing and her husband Mike of Clarinda; sister, Diane Gnaedinger and her husband John of St. Louis, MO; brother, Mike Gourley of Creston, IA; mother-in-law, Audrey Bond of Clarinda; brother-in-law, Dennis Bond of Charleston, SC; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be directed to the Deb Bond Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Walker-Merrick Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa was in charge of arrangements.
Volney M. Dahlstrom
Funeral services for Volney M. Dahlstrom of Red Oak, IA, were held Saturday, February 21, 2004, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Red Oak with Rev. Dr. George Hooper officiating. Burial was at the Evergreen Cemetery. Volney M. "Von" Dahlstrom died Tuesday, February 17, 2004, at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Red Oak.
He was born August 22, 1904 near Stanton, IA, the son of Martin and Josephine (Florin) Dahlstrom.
He was raised in Montgomery County and graduated from Red Oak High School in 1924. Volney was united in marriage to Flora Adams on September 15, 1926 in Red Oak. They lived most of their married life in Montgomery County, IA, except for 11 years which they spent in Page County, IA, near Bethesda, where Volney served on the board of Bethesda Lutheran Church. In 1949, they moved to the Wallin area and 1971 into Red Oak.
Volney was a member of the Tabor Lutheran Church at Wallin where he served on the church board as treasurer and held many other positions. In Red Oak, he became a member of the Behtlehem Lutheran Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two brothers, Paul and Bert Dahlstrom; a sister, Laurine Bowles; and a daughter-in-law, Cynthia Dahlstrom.
Survivors include his daughter, Dorothy Donohue and her husband Delaine of Council Bluffs, IA; a son, Russel Dahlstrom of Longmont, Colorado; five grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; special sister-in-law, Vernita Adams of Red Oak, IA; sister-in-law, Helen Dahlstrom of Omaha, NE; brother-in-law, Larry Bowles; step-brother-in-law, Earl Gemmill of Elliott, IA; step-sister-in-law, Florence Peterman and her husband Jim of Villisca, IA; many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
Memorials are suggested to the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services for Larence "Larry" Johnson were held Tuesday, February 17, 2004, at the Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home in Red Oak. Burial was at the Mamre Cemetery in Stanton, IA, with the Rev. Dr. Eric Kutzli officiating.
Larence Leroy Johnson, the son of Willard and Eva May (Whitman) Johnson, was born September 23, 1926, at Essex, IA. He died on Saturday, February 14, 2004, at Stanton, IA.
Larry had lived most of his life in the Stanton community. He was united in marriage to Wanda Courcier on May 26, 1945 in Red Oak, IA. Larry worked for several farmers in the Grant and Wallin areas before moving into Stanton in l954. He owned a garage with Lawrence Foote from l954 until 1956. Larry went to work for the REC in l956, working for ten years. He then bought out Stanton TV and Electric from Bob Westenburg. He operated the business for ten years. In l976 Larry started to work for the City of Stanton as the city electrician and manager until his retirement in l990. Larry enjoyed golfing and camping. Larry used to play town baseball for Stanton, Elliott and Grant. Larry was a member of the Mamrelund Lutheran Church in Stanton and was a past Stanton Volunteer Fireman.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents and a great-grandchild, Cody Gilliland.
Larry is survived by his wife, Wanda Johnson of Stanton; two daughters, Pat Gilliland and husband Jerry of Stanton, and Donna Johnson and husband Tom of Stanton; a son, Larence Johnson Jr. "Butch" and his wife Cynthia Sue of Leon, IA; ten grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; a sister, Relda Hultquist and husband Merlin of Red Oak; a brother, Lance Johnson and his wife Lois of Red Oak; nieces, nephews along with other relatives and a host of friends.
Memorials may be made to the Stanton Fire & Rescue and the Stanton Library.
Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Andrew Charles Chapman
Funeral services for Andrew Charles Chapman were held Thursday, February 19, 2004 at the Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home in Red Oak, IA, with the Rev. Gordon Thomas officiating.
Andrew Charles Chapman, the son of Andrew Z. and Donna Jean (Johnson) Chapman, was born January 2, 1950 in Red Oak, IA. He died on Monday, February 16, 2004 at his home in Malvern, IA.
Andy was the first baby born in Montgomery County in l950. He attended school in Red Oak and Villisca. While living in Griswold and later in Branson, MO, Andy worked with his father doing carpenter work. After returning to Red Oak from Branson, he worked several years at Star Ag until it closed. He then moved to Geneseo, IL, working for Dubuque Packing until its closing. In 1984 Andy moved to Malvern, IA and worked for Aksarben Beef in Omaha for several years. He later worked in the carpenter trade and at Shaker's in Malvern until his health failed.
Andy was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Michael.
He is survived by his four brothers: Warren and wife Donna of Council Bluffs, IA; Kenneth of Malvern, IA; William and James, both of Red Oak, IA. Also three sisters: Mary Lanning and husband Richard of Marysville, KS; Jean Johnson of Red Oak, IA; and Alice LuAnn Nease and husband Rick of Red Oak, IA; step-mother, Mary Chapman of Malvern, IA; many nieces and nephews, along with other relatives and a host of friends.
Lyman E. Anderson
Funeral services for Lyman Earland Anderson, of Tyler, TX, formerly of Stanton, IA, will be held on Saturday, February 7, 2004, at 10 a.m. at the Mamrelund Lutheran Church in Stanton, IA, with the Rev. Dr. Eric Kutzli officiating. Burial will be in the Mamre Cemetery. Visitation with the family present at Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home on Friday evening from 7 to 8 p.m.
Lynam Earland Anderson, the son of Harry T. and Ella Hultquist Anderson, was born at Stantonon June 9, 1910. He died on February 2, 2004, at the Hospice Home Place in Tyler, TX.
Lyman was raised in Stanton and graduated from Stanton High School in 1928, working in the family-owned service station and gas business there until 1949. He was united in marriage to Florence Anderson on May 31, 1935.
Lyman served in the US Army from March 1944 to December 1945, assigned to the Army Aviation 871st Engineers in New Guinea and the Philippine Islands.
After WWII, Lyman returned to his family in Stanton and resumed his career with the family oil business. In 1946, Lyman joined the American Legion and was still a registered member after more than 50 years. In 1949, Lyman began his career as a Rural Letter Carrier and continued until his retirement in 1974. He served as an active member of the Iowa Rural Letter Carriers Association, elected as the SW District Secretary for three years and to the State Board of Directors for three years. He received his 50 Year Service Pin in 1999. Lyman was a life long member of Mamrelund Lutheran Church, serving as Treasurer, Financial Secretary, Sunday School Teacher and Sunday School Superintendent. He helped with the Pre-School and was a member of the Choir for 43 years. Retirement offered the opportunity for Lyman and Florence to travel extensively throughout the country with their travel trailer and they did this for 10 years, visiting old friends and making new friends throughout the country. Lyman was an avid volunteer and participated in his regional Ostomy Group, the "I Can Cope Program" and had donated well over 100 pints of blood to the Red Cross Blood Drive. After the death of his wife Florence in 1993, Lyman moved to Houston, TX, where he volunteered in the elementary schools in his area and became an active participant and a favorite son of Tallowood Baptist Church. He moved to Tyler, Texas upon the retirements of Rogene and Jim LeNeveu in July of 2002.
Lyman was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a daughter, Marcia, a sister, Lillian Keesling and a brother, Harley Anderson.
Lyman is survived by his daughter Rogene LeNeveu and her husband, James, of Lindale, TX, and his son Mark and his wife Linda, of St. Louis, MO. Grandchildren: LeeAnne Oesch and her husband, Rusty, of Dallas, TX; Dave and Elizabeth LeNeveu of Dallas, TX; Dan LeNeveu of Houston, TX; Tom LeNeveu and his wife, Shelley of Newark, TX; Lorie Thuet and her husband, Al, of St. Louis, MO; Mike Anderson and Beth Anderson of St. Louis, MO; Cindy Haulman and her husband, Gary, of Denver, CO; and Brian George of Denver, CO. Also other relatives and a host of friends.
Memorials are suggested to the Mamrelund Lutheran Church Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mabel L. Rhamy
Mabel Leola Rhamy, the daughter of John and Ida (Newberg) Olson, was born November 6, 1908 near Villisca, Iowa. She died on Thursday, February 12, 2004 at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital, Red Oak, Iowa at the age of 95 years, 3 months and 7 days.
Mabel was raised in the Nyman area until age 8, when the family moved to the Carbon and Villisca areas. She was united in marriage to Murl Rhamy on August 24, 1927 at Corning, Iowa. They started to farm southeast of Villisca in l940. Mabel helped her husband on the farm for many years. They moved to Red Oak in l983. Mabel enjoyed sewing and was a great mom to her children. Murl died on January 19, 1986 and Mabel later was united in marriage to Albert Winstone on October 24, 1996 at Buffalo, Missouri. Mabel was a member of the Advent Christian Church in Villisca. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Murl and 4 brothers, Vern, Paul, Melvin and Leonard.
Mabel is survived by her husband, Albert Winstone of Red Oak, Iowa; a son, John Daniel Rhamy of Escondido, California; two daughters, Anna Marie Ribb and her husband Clyde of Springfield, Missouri and Betty Young and her husband William "Spike" of Red Oak, Iowa; 10 grandchildren, Steve Rhamy, Linda Craig, Mike Rhamy, Harvey Young, Harold Young, Nancy Schnormeier, Gloria Thompson, Norman Wirth, Diana Wirth and Teresa Vertee; 12 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren, other relatives and a host of friends.
May God bless her memory and give strength to those who mourn.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 14, 2004 at 2:00 PM At the Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home Burial will be in the Arlington Cemetery near Villisca, Iowa
Visitation with the family will be held one hour prior to the services on Saturday at Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home
Memorials to Red Oak Rescue Unit
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.sldfuneralhome.com
Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Clara F. Anderson
Funeral services for Clara Frances Anderson of Stanton, IA, will be held Saturday, January 31, 2004, at the Mamrelund Lutheran Church in Stanton, with the Rev. Dr. Eric Kuttzli officiating.
Clara Anderson died Wednesday, January 28, 2004, at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak, IA. She was born June 30, 1904 in Page County, IA, the daughter of Gust A. and Esther C. (Johnson) Anderson. Clara was raised in the Nyman and Bethesda areas.
She was united in marriage to Nels E. Anderson on February 4, 1925, in Stanton. She lived most of her life in the Stanton community. Clara was a stay-at-home mother and helped her husband. Clara was a member of the Mamrelund Lutheran Church and was involved in the ladies circles of WELCA. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Stanton.
Clara was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Nels on January 29, 1993; two sisters, Edith Smith and Selma Benskin; two brothers, Elmer C. Anderson and Albert Anderson; and a granddaughter, Pam Nelson.
Clara is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Maxine Nelson of Schaumburg, IL and Mrs. Marveline Isaacson of Stanton, IA; eight grandchildren and spouses, Bonnie and Mike Schumacher of Wauconda, IL, Sheryl and Dennis Schon of Hanover Park, IL, Brad and Denise Nelson of Belvidere, IL, Denise and Randy Goddard of Stanton, IA, Doug and Susan Isaacson of Stanton, IA, Diane and Bruce Peterson of Baldwin City, KS, Darla and John Baudler of Fontanelle, IA and Danny and Jamie Isaacson of Cresco, IA; twenty-three great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Lillian Mercer of Red Oak, IA; nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Memorials to Mamrelund Lutheran Church or Stanton Fire and Rescue. Sellergren Lindell DeMarce Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.