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Geneva (Wiese) Gerstandt (1920-2001)

WIESE, JURGENSEN, GERSTANDT, MEYER, WITTROCK

Posted By: jane austin (email)
Date: 11/27/2020 at 04:03:21

Funeral services for Geneva Gerstandt were held on Saturday, October 13, 2001 at the Zion United Church of Christ in alumet, Iowa, with Rev. Fred Moore Officiating. Interment was at Prairie View Cemetery at Paullina under the direction of the Gaudian Eldridge Funeral Home.

Geneva Gerstandt, the daughter of Edward and Katharine Jurgensen Wiese, was born February 7, 1920, at her family farm home in rural Larrabee, Iowa. She attended Larrabee schools and graduated from Larrabee High School in 1938.

On September 28, 1951, she was united in marriage to August Gerstandt at her parents' home in rural Larrabee. After their marriage, the couple farmed southeast of Paullina for many years.

Her husand preceded her in death on August 30, 1976 at the family home. Geneva remained on the family farm until moving into Calumet in 1982. She made her home in Calumet until entering the Sioux Valley Hospital in Cherokee and passsing away on Thursday, October 11, 2001, reaching the age of 81 years, 8 months, and 4 days.

She was baptized and confirmed and was a lifelong member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Calumet. She was an active member of the Women's Fellowship of the church.

Geneva leaves to cherish her memory a daughter and he husband, Janet and David Meyer of Granville, Iowa, a son, Ronald Gerstandt of Paullina; four grandchildren; a great grandson; a brother and his wife, Delber and Ida Wiese of Paullina; two sisters: Arlene and her husband, Donald Wittrock of Primghar and Norma Wiese of Calumet; also nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and one brother, Ray.

O'Brien County Bell, 18 October 2001, p3


 

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