Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Mary Nolte Obituary

Mary L. Nolte, 85, passed away July 12, 2016 at Chariton Specialty Care, Care Initiatives in Chariton, Iowa.
Mary Louise (Sellers) Nolte was born September 11, 1930 to Everette and Cora May (Sims) Sellers. She was the only girl, with 6 brothers.
 Mary graduated from Kanawha High School in 1948. She married Bernard Nolte on June 19, 1949.  To this marriage were born 2 daughters, Mary Ann (Nolte) Tupper and June Marie Nolte-Davis.  Mary was a stay at home mom until after June started school. Then, she worked in the school kitchen in Goodell up until the time that it closed.
 Mary is preceded in death by her husband Bernard; parents Everette and Cora; brothers Virgil, Donald, Burdette, Herbert, and Robert; son in law Gerald (Jerry) Edward Tupper; grandsons Gerald Don Tupper Sr., and Christopher Allen Tupper; and great grandson Daniel Owen Tupper.
 She is survived by one brother, Carl Sellers, Gerry, New York, her daughters:  Mary Ann Tupper, Alden, Iowa and June (Buddy) Davis, Humeston, Iowa, grandson Ben (Deb) Tupper, Granddaughter Annie (Dwight Moser) Davis; Great Grandchildren , Kiya (Aaron) Peterson, Hollie,  Kodie, and Jenna Tupper, Chloe Miller, Allison Moser, and C.J. Kint, Gerald Don (Nicole) Tupper Jr., David (Heather) Tupper, Kevin (Jenna) Tupper, Paul (Stacy) Tupper, 16 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and friends. 

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Patty Deemer Obituary

Patty L. Deemer, 82, passed away on July 9, 2016 at Legacy Lodge in Chariton. Patty was born
on October 29, 1933 in Afton, Iowa to Marion and Lily Rice Overton
Patty married Clarence "Bud" Deemer on February 1, 1950 in Osceola, IA. They began their
married life on Bud's parent
's farm in Van Wert, Iowa. In 1954 they moved to a farm in Derby.

They lived on two different rented farms in the Derby area before settling on the farm south of
Russell in 1966 where she lived until 2006 when she moved to the town of Russell
Patty and Bud had three children - Shirley, Randy, and Tracy.
Patty was a devoted farm wife, faithful daughter and sister, and a loving mother and grandmother
throughout her life
. If she became friends with someone she was their friend for life and loyal to
the end. She was a born-again Christian and was grounded in her faith and the saving knowledge
of Jesus Christ
She had a great sense of humor and loved to laugh. She enjoyed working in her garden and
flower beds and took a great deal of pride in keeping her yard looking nice. She really missed
her yard work when she was unable to do it in later years
. She took up crocheting as a hobby
and made numerous gifts such as afghans and slippers.
Her family was very important to her. She enjoyed having phone conversations with her
children and other family members. She always enjoyed it when someone came to visit
. She
loved spending time with her grandchildren and was very proud of them. Visits from them were
especially precious to her
. She loved visiting with them and hearing about their daily lives and
perhaps offering a bit of wise advice when needed.
She was referred to affectionately as Aunt Patty by numerous nieces and nephews with some of
them stating she was like a second mother to them
She was a very sweet and special person to all whose lives were touched by her and will be
greatly missed.
Patty is survived by her daughter Shirley (Richard) Sibert of Russell, Iowa; son Tracy (Laura)
Deemer of Lacona
, Iowa; daughter-in-law Cindi (Randy) Deemer; brother Charlie (Pat) Overton
of Baxter, Iowa; grandchildren Shannon Sibert, Desiree (Gary) Hundley
, Darcie (Larry) Russell,

Faith Sibert, Hope Sibert, Sara Sibert, Tyler Deemer, T.J. (Malaya) Deemer, Matt Baldwin,
Dylan Deemer, Kelly (Dave) Pollard and 13 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandkids and
many nieces and nephews
Patty was preceded in death by her father Marion Overton, mother Lily Rice Overton, husband,
Clarence "Bud" Deemer
, sister Donna Houck, and son Randy Deemer.