Obituaries

Wed
20
Nov

Robert Scott

Robert Scott

 

Robert John Scott was born to Marshall and Elizabeth (Campion) Scott on February 20, 1935 in Rochester, Minnesota.  He grew up in Chatfield, Minnesota where he attended school, worked his family farm, was involved in athletics and choral music, and graduated in 1953.  Bob joined the angels on November 12, 2019 surrounded by his children and loving wife after a lengthy illness.  

 

On June 6, 1959 he married the love of his life Betty Meyer in Austin, Minnesota.  They just celebrated their 60 year wedding anniversary.  To this wonderful union five children were born, Dan (Jennifer), Kelly (Mary), Jim (Angie), Julie (Marty Soat) and Kristyn (Barry Kell), fourteen grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.

 

Wed
20
Nov

Jacqueline Cody

Jacqueline Cody

 

Jacqueline Joy (Erickson, Moon) Cody, 84, of West Union, IA left her earthly home Nov. 14, 2019 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in West Union after a brief illness.  

Services are 11 a.m., Sat. Nov. 23, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Elgin, IA with visitation an hour prior to the service. Internment is 1 p.m., Mon. Nov. 25 at Nevada Municipal Cemetery in Nevada, IA. 

Survivors include her husband, Bill of West Union; son, Jeff (Danielle) Moon of Davenport, IA; daughter, Stephanie (Brian) Neuhaus of White Bear Lake, MN; step son, Jeff (Cindy) Cody of Sheldon, IA; brother, Jan (Rayleen) Erickson of Princeton, IA; sister, Janice (Dale) Mudd of Cedar Rapids; 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Jim Erickson and Jerry (Mia) Erickson.  

Wed
13
Nov

Marion"Ole" Olson

Marion "Ole" Olson

 

    Marion Clifford “Ole” Olson, 92, of Monona, Iowa went home to heaven Sunday,        November 3,2019 at Postville Good Samaritan Society in Postville, Iowa.

    Marion was born July 13, 1927 to Henry T. and Clara (Ostlie) Olson on the family farm near Gunder, Iowa.  He was baptized August 14, 1927 and was confirmed June 29, 1941 at Marion Lutheran Church in Gunder, Iowa. He attended Central School in the country near Elgin, Iowa.  Ole graduated in 1948 from Elgin Watchmaker’s College in Elgin, Illinois.  After graduation he apprenticed for two years at Lange’s Jewelry in Decorah, Iowa.  

Wed
13
Nov

Roberta Joyce Pattison

Roberta Joyce Pattison

 

Roberta Joyce Pattison, 74, of Lee's Summit, Missouri, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri.

  Bobbie was born January 30, 1945, in Sumner, Iowa. She attended school in Sumner and graduated from Sumner High School. 

She married her high school sweetheart, Donald Pattison and they lived on a dairy farm where their first two children, Jeff and Sarah, were born. They moved to Davenport, Iowa where Donald completed Chiropractic College. Roberta helped Donald through college by working in a candy factory and raising children. While in Davenport, Bobbie gave birth to their youngest daughter, Amy.  After Donald graduated from college, they moved several times until they settled in Cedar Rapids Iowa for over 20 years where they raised their children and Bobbie helped Donald run his Chiropractic Clinic. 

Wed
13
Nov

Lewis Wolfs

Lewis Wolfs

 

Lewis Joseph Wolfs, 72, of Elgin, Iowa died Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Maple Crest Manor, Fayette, Iowa. Lewis Joseph Wolfs was born on February 6, 1947 to Leo Joseph and Irene (Nelson) Wolfs. He grew up on the family farm north of West Union, Iowa. He attended country school through 7th grade. At the closure of country school, Lewis attended and graduated from North Fayette High School in 1965. Lewis was a member of the wrestling team while in high school.

Lewis enlisted in the Army Engineers on February 13, 1966 for a three year tour of duty. He was stationed in Vietnam, Thailand, and Fort Benning, Georgia. Lewis’ rank at the time of discharge was Specialist 5. Following his discharge he attended and graduated from the welding tech program at Northeast Iowa Technical School in Calmar, Iowa.

Wed
13
Nov

Bertha Olson

Bertha Olson

 

Bertha Jane Olson, 92, of Clermont, Iowa died Monday, November 4, 2019 at Allen Hospital, Waterloo, Iowa. She was born March 14, 1927 to Elliott and Olivia (Olson) Olson on a farm near Clermont, Iowa.

 

Bertha graduated from Clermont High School in 1944 as class valedictorian. She attended business college in Davenport, Iowa.

 

Bertha was married to C. Franklin Olson on November 3, 1946 in the West Clermont Lutheran Church. They had three sons, Craig, Rodney and Scott.  Bertha and Frank were married for nearly 56 years.  While raising their family, they lived in Waterloo and Altoona, Iowa. Bertha worked as a stay-at-home mom and held positions at AMF Bowling Company and Townsend Engineering in Des Moines. Following their retirement in 1986, they moved to Clermont. 

 

Wed
06
Nov

Constance Burrett

Constance Burrett

 

Constance “Connie” Joyce Burrett, 93, of West Union, Iowa died Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Palmer Lutheran in West Union, Iowa. Connie was born July 11, 1926 to George and Ingrid Halverson in Calmar, Iowa. She was baptized on August 1, 1926 and confirmed June 23, 1940 by Rev. Herman Preus, both at Calmar Lutheran Church. Connie graduated May 26, 1944 from Public School in Calmar, Iowa. She attended Luther College, then worked as a bookkeeper for J. F. Anderson Lumber Co. and later for Calmar Mfg Co.

 

Wed
06
Nov

Caroline Wander

Caroline Wander

 

Caroline Augusta Alvina Wander, 95, of Postville, Iowa died Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society in Postville, Iowa. Caroline Augusta Alvina Mueller, the daughter of Bill and Leida (Ahlers) Mueller, was born near Farmersburg, Iowa in Clayton County on November 13, 1923. She was baptized into the Lutheran faith, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Farmersburg. At a young age, Caroline moved with the family to a farm in the Clermont-Elgin area, where she received her education in the Pleasant Valley township schools, Fayette County, Iowa.  Caroline was confirmed at West Clermont Lutheran Church with Pastor Gunstan.

 

On August 20, 1946, Caroline was united in marriage with George Wander of Castalia at West Clermont Lutheran Church by Pastor A.O. Nesset. To this union two daughters where born, Suzanne and Debra. Together they farmed the family farm for thirty-seven and a half years, before moving to Postville in 1983.

Wed
06
Nov

Paul Buckley

Paul Buckley

 

Former West Union, IA resident, Paul Ivan Buckley, 97, passed away peacefully on October 25, 2019 in Sioux Falls, SD.  He was born, February 9, 1922, to Robert Roy Buckley and Laura Coffman Buckley in Coon Rapids, IA.  The youngest of their 3 children, he grew up on the family farm, and graduated from Coon Rapids High School in 1941.  

Wed
06
Nov

Anthony Guyer

Anthony Guyer

 

Anthony Joseph Guyer, 29, of Aplington, Iowa formerly of West Union, Iowa died Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City, Iowa. He was born December 21, 1989 to Daniel Guyer and Bernadine Pritchard in West Union, Iowa. Anthony graduated from North Fayette High School, West Union in 2008 and NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, North Carolina. 

     Anthony was united in marriage with Kristen McCrea on January 23, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. They recently renewed their vows on October 19, 2019. He worked at Heavy Equipment Manufacturing in Grundy Center as an Assembler and Mechanic.

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