OBITUARY - WILLIAM LESTER LOGAN
William Lester LOGAN was born November 10, 1939 in Compton, California to Jack L. Logan and Helen (TRAVIS) LOGAN. Bill
departed this life on March 10, 2000 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Bill attended Paramount High School in Paramount, California.
In 1959 Bill and Diane LONG were united in marriage and to this union one son was born, Tracy Lester LOGAN. On May 26,
1973 Bill and Minerva NEWTON were united in marriage in Kellerton, Iowa.
Bill joined the National Guard at age 17. He went to active duty in the U.S. Army and served for two years in Germany.
He returned to the National Guard and retired with 26 years of service in May 1996.
Bill was self-employed for several years with LOGAN'S Rubbish Service until failing health forced him to retire.
Though often outspoken, Bill enjoyed many friends in the Kellerton Cafe and Munyon's Mini-Mart in Kellerton. Bill was a
fun person, collecting many things, going to garage sales, auctions and flea markets. He will be sorely missed not only by
people, but by a beloved Siamese cat named Geromino.
March 1, 2000 Bill received Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior.
Bill was preceded in death by a sister, Janet HALL; his parents; and father-in-law, Junior NEWTON.
Bill is survived by his wife Minerva of Kellerton; son Tracy and wife Leticia of Perris, California; a sister Helen DYMOND
of Denver, Colorado; a brother Lyman LOGAN and sister-in-law Lana of San Bernadino, Califorina; a sister Stella WHITE and
husband Jack of Toledo, Oregon; mother-in-law Dorothy NEWTON, brother-in-law A. C. NEWTON and sister-in-law Linda SMITH and
husband Bill, all of Kellerton; brother-in-law Ronnie NEWTON and wife Lenora of Ankeny; multiple nieces, nephews and many
Services were held at the United Methodist Church with Pastors Paul AVERY and Charles HUSTED officiating. Special music
was provided by Mr. and Mrs. Barton SHIELDS.
Military rites were performed by American Legion Post #676 and cremains were buried in Maple Row Cemetery in Kellerton,
Iowa. Cremains were escorted to the grave by Mike and Billy STARK. Honorary pallbearers were the National Guard Unit #3654
Maintenance Company of Chariton, Iowa.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2010
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