Robert Linderman 67, of Hawkeye, formerly of Cresco, died Friday Nov. 22, at the Grand View Care Center, in Oelwein.
Visitation will be held 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29, followed by a 11am memorial service given by Robert's half-brother Rev. Roger White at the Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Sumner. Family interment at a later date.
Robert Harold was born on March 17, 1946, to Lillian (Opat) White and Harold F Linderman.
He was united in marriage to Betty (Marik) Linderman of Cresco on Sept. 18, 1971. They were later divorced and Robert moved to Hawkeye.
Robert was a great farmer, excellent carpenter, welder, mechanic, and artist. He worked for many farmers, and carpentered for many years. He worked for Featherlite Industries where he was a welder and also for Lifeline making ambulances in Sumner. He loved animals of all kind, to go fishing and to go hunting.
David “Dave” Homewood, age 64, of Luxemburg, died Saturday, August 31, 2013, at University of Iowa Hospitals. He was born December 6, 1948, to Harold and Phyllis (Langerman) Homewood in Fayette, Iowa.
Dave graduated from the Fayette High School and served his country in Vietnam. On October 1, 1983, he was united in marriage with Lois Larson at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. He worked for the Lumber Specialties in Dyersville for many years.
Dave enjoyed fishing, hunting, sports, spending time with family and living for the Lord.
He is survived by his wife Lois; two sons, Cody (Cyndie) Homewood and Brad (Jessica) Homewood one step-daughter, Deliegha (Jeff) Swanson; six grandchildren, Harper, Holland, Brandon, Charissa, Lois, and Titus, and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Charles, and one sister, Carolyn.
Patterson services held Monday at Redeemer Lutheran
Dale Duane Patterson was born on March 2, 1933, on his family’s farm in rural Volga, Iowa to Floyd and Hatti (Kerr) Patterson. Growing up on the farm, Dale enjoyed the many hours he spent helping with chores. He graduated from Wadena High School in 1951. Dale proudly served his country in the United States Army from October 1953 until September 1955.
Dale worked a short time at the Elgin Echo and Tripoli Leader newspapers after earning a degree as a linotype operator. He was united in marriage to Bev Thompson on May 28, 1960 at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in West Union. Dale worked for the West Union Co-op and then retired after 26 years with the Iowa Department of Transportation where he worked in highway maintenance. Before and after retirement, Dale continued to fulfill his passion for farm work by working for local farmers.
Ruth A. Bartlett, 64 years, of Fremont, NE died Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Arbor Manor in Fremont. Ruth was born January 27, 1949 in Wadena, IA to George and Wilhelmina (Ohmann) Kelly.
She grew up at Hawkeye, IA and attended North Fayette County Community Schools and graduated in 1967 from North High School in West Union. Ruth served in the U.S. Air Force from April 24, 1969 until Nov. 28, 1975 as a WAF, spending 1 year in Iceland. She moved to Fremont in 1978. She attended Metro Community College in Fremont and obtained an associate degree in computer science. She was employed at Wal-Mart in Fremont and was a merchandiser for American Greetings Card Company.
Rosalyn Bodensteiner, age 76, of West Union, IA, died on Monday, September 2, 2013, at Allen Hospital in Waterloo, IA.
Rosalyn Ida (Heying) was born on December 7, 1936, the daughter of Peter and Agnes (Bohr) Heying in Festina, Iowa. Rosalyn attended St. Mary’s Catholic School in Festina and Calmar High School. Rosalyn married Eugene Bodensteiner on August 12, 1957, at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Festina. Rosalyn was a stay at home mother, raising seven children, and she also helped as a secretary for Eugene’s insurance business. In later years, Rosalyn worked at the nursing home. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, baking, watching hummingbirds, little kittens, growing roses and above all her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church in St. Lucas.