Mount Ayr Record News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY ~ LOULA EVALYN (ERNEST) REECE
Loula Evalyn Ernest, daughter of August and Hannah Ernest, was born in Taylor County, Iowa, December 29, 1888 and died in
the Ringgold County Hospital March 13, 1986 at the age of 97 years, three months and 13 days.
Loula was a member of a
family of nine children, all of whom preceded her in death. She attended school in the Forest Grove area, southeast of
Bedford and was a member of the Forest Grove Church in her youth.
On October 12, 1912 she was united in marriage to
Martin Reece. To this union were born two daughters, Frances Jeanne and Helen Margaret.
In 1930 Loula moved to Denver,
Colorado where she lived until her retirement. She returned to Bedford in 1955 to be near her brothers and sisters. Since
1973 she has made her home in Benton with her daughter Helen.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers,
sisters and son-in-law, Roy Blunck.
Left to cherish fond memories are her daughters, Helen Blunck and Jeanne Undersood;
ten grandchildren, Jean Davenport and Duane, Robert Blunck and Joan, Virginia Reese and Bill, Joan Trullinger, William
Blunck and Kathi, Nancy Stephens and David, Linda Sickels and Larry, Scott Underwood and Lori, Donald Blunck and Audrey,
Judy Snedeker and Don; twenty-six great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held March 16, 1986
from the Wilson-Watson Funeral Home, Mount Ayr, Iowa, conducted by Rev. Carl Cummings. Music was provided by Mrs. Robert
Thomas, Mrs. Gary Bickers and Mrs. Roger Trullinger.
Casketbearers were Aaron Sickels, Andrew Sickels, Anthony Sickels,
Mike Swank, Robert Blunck and Ronald Blunck. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Submission by Mike Avitt, June of 2013
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