Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, April 15, 2010
OBITUARY - ELMER CARTER WOLF
Elmer WOLF, 88, of Diagonal, passed away on April 4, 2010 at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. A memorial mass will be 10:30 a.m.,
Friday, April 9 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mount Ayr conducted by Fr. Glen WILWELDING.
Musicians will be Peggy WORTHINGTON and Judy CUNNING.
Honorary pallbearers named are James BYBEE, Jon BYBEE, Cariell PERKINS,
Trevor WOLF and Whitney WOLF.
A committal service by Fr. Dennis MILLER willb e at Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Gilbert
on Saturday, April 20, 2010.
Mr. WOLF was cremated and
burial will take place on Saturday at St. Peter & Paulís Cemetery at Gilbert. There will be a visitation at
Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home, 205 W. Monroe St., Mount Ayr, on Thursday, April 8 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. with a Christian
Wake Service beginning at 7:00 p.m.. A memorial fund has been established in his name to be decided later. Online
condolences may be left at www.watsonarmstrongfh.com.
Mr. WOLF, son of Edith (CARTER) WOLF & John WOLF, was born July 30, 1921 at Ogden, Iowa. He graduated from Ogden High
School in 1939. He was a farmer and lived near Diagonal since 1973. On October 14, 1946, he was married to Mary Jeanette
STAEBLER in Ogden, Iowa. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
While living in Boone county, he worked for the local ASCS office in addition to farming. In 1973 they moved to a farm
northeast of Diagonal.
Survivors include his children Eileen
STEPHENS of Arlington, TX, Rick (Cindy) WOLF of Diagonal, Marle WOLF of Iowa City, Iowa, and Jane PERKINS of Diagonal;
grandchildren Mary & Cathie STEPHENS, James (Mary) BYBEE, Jon (Ashley) BYBEE, Cariell PERKINS, Trevor WOLF, Whitney WOLF;
and 1 great-grandson Seth BYBEE.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Jeanette in 2003; children Pam POSNER and Kent WOLF; brothers Lawrence,
Lloyd, and Jerry WOLF; and a sister Mildred SAMUELSON
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