Ida Herke Hurlburt Nelson obituary
Obituary. . Ida Nehon Funeral services for Ida Hurlburt Hurlburt Nelson, 81, Swea City, will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Swea City. Mrs. Nelson, who died of heart failure at 8:45 a.m. Saturday at her home in Swea City, was born June 3, 1890, at Earlville, m., to August and Elizabeth Herke. She received her education at Paw Paw, HI., and was married Sept. 20, 1911, to Fred R Hurlburt Hurlburt at Osgood, in Palo Alto County. The Hurlburts farmed in Palo Alto County until 1942, when they moved to Swea City. Mr. Hurlburt died Oct. 16, 1944. On Sept. 27, 1945, she was married to Elmer Nelson. He died July 15, 1960. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Swea City. Mrs. Nelson is survived by three sons, Maynard and Mane 11 Hurlburt of Swea City, and Alfred Alfred Hurlburt of Ledyard; three step - children, Marvin Nelson, Fullerton, Calif.; Keith Nelson, Estherville, and Ruth Hurlburt, Swea City; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; eight stepchildren; stepchildren; and three step-great grandchildren. Also surviving are four brothers, brothers, Bill and Frank Herke, Graettinger; Graettinger; Ed Herke, Emmetsburg; Emmetsburg; and Herman Herke of Wallingford; Wallingford; and sisters, Mrs. Clara Jackson, and Mrs. Minnie Wikert, Emmetsburg; Mrs. Susie Egeland, Egeland, Estherville; Mrs. Carrie Miller, Springfield, Mo.; and Mrs. Martha Webb, Fort Myers, Fla. She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, and one sister. The Rev. W. M. Bloodworm will officiate at the funeral, with burial to be at Harrison Township Township Cemetery in Swea City. Reese - Henry Funeral Home, Swea City, is in charge. Pallbearers will be grandsons, including James, Lyman and Tom Hurlburt, David Fitz, EldonHaas and Ronald Kramer. Story County, and moved on a farm east of Graettinger in 1923. He retired in 1946, and moved to Graettinger in 1952. The couple noted their 52nd wedding anniversary anniversary in February of this year. He was a member of the Mason Lodge, Emmetsburg, the Ernest Lodge No. 399 AFAM, and a member member of the United Methodist Church of Graettinger. Survivors are his wife, Marie, Graettinger; one daughter, Mrs. George (Marian) Cocks, Ithica, N.Y.; four grandchildren and one brother, Walter, Dale, Ind. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and three brothers. Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at United Methodist Church, Graettinger, with the Rev. Harlan Babcock officiating. Burial will be at Valley View Cemetery, Graettinger, with the Fuhrman Funeral Home of Graettinger Graettinger in charge. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday. Pallbearers are Maurice Jacobson, Jacobson, Dale Garber, Edwin Tindall, Tindall, Lori Luckinger, Bill Brown, and Orville Nicol. Attends special Ray breakfast Paul A. Neppel, Dolliver, cattleman cattleman and farmer, was one of several Iowa farmers, farm editors editors and broadcasters and Iowa agricultural officials at a breakfast breakfast meeting in the offices of Iowa Governor Robert Ray recently. recently. The Governor arranged the breakfast to give his guests an opportunity to meet and visit with Richard Lyng, assistant secretary secretary of the United States Department Department of Agriculture, Washington, Washington, D.C., who was in Des Moines to attend a later meeting meeting on grain freight rates. Lyng spoke informally to the group for about an hour, and participated in a question-answer session.