Obituaries Obituaries for the week of Nov. 20, 2012
Dec 5, 2012, 14:17
ROBERT E. “BOB” BROWN
Robert E. (Bob) Brown, 83, of Cambria, Iowa, passed away Nov. 8, 2012. Bob was born in Tingley, Iowa, and spent his adult life in Des Moines, Grundy Center and Cambria.
He served in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard Reserves from 1950 through 1958. Bob retired from Armstrong Tire and Rubber Company after 31 years of service. After retirement he enjoyed traveling, music, family and friends.
Bob is survived by his children, Linda (Walter) Hershey, Michael (Denise) Brown and Jeffrey (Freda) Brown; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; special friend, Donna Caldwell, sister, Beverly Hart, brothers, Richard Brown and Dwight (Edna) Brown; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
His parents, Lawrence (Shorty) and Mary Brown and former wife, Doris Sandeen Brown Wolf, preceded him in death.
Memorial services were held Nov. 17 at the Cambria Baptist Church.
Interment was in the Cambria Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Cambria Baptist Church, Summit Road, Corydon, IA 50060.
Randolph-Black Funeral Home of Corydon was in charge of at arrangements.
RICHARD P. “DICK” FAIN
Richard Paul Fain son of Richard Rhea and Flossie Mae (Fawley) Fain was born April 2, 1918, in Junction City, Kan. The family moved to a farm near Chariton in the 1920’s.
Richard was a 1936 graduate of Chariton High School and attended the American Institute of Business in Des Moines. He moved to Allerton in 1939 to farm. He served in the U. S. Army in the early 1940’s. After returning from the Army, he opened the Fain Garage in 1945.
Richard was united in marriage to Ruby Jane Smith in 1947 at the Little Brown Church in the Vale. In 1949 one son, Richard Edwin Fain was born to this union.
Richard was a 50-year 32ο member of the Masons and was also a member of Za-Ga-Zig Shrine. After his retirement he and Ruby remained in Allerton, but they enjoyed winters in Arizona for 20 years.
Richard is survived by his wife, Ruby Jane Fain; son, Richard Edwin Fain and his wife Barbara; granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn Fain; great-grandchildren, Tristan Fain, Tarren Newton and Tana Newton; brother, James Luther Fain of Arizona; sister, Julia Thomas of Corydon and special friend, Linda Fain of Corydon.
His grandson Ryan Fain; brother, Isaac Fain and sisters, Margaret Ann and Virginia Louise, preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held Nov. 16 at the Randolph-Black Funeral Home in Corydon with Rev. Ross Blount officiating.
Musical selections were “Angels Among Us” by Alabama, “Amazing Grace” by Susan Boyle and “Go Rest High On That Mountain” by Vince Gill.
Casket bearers were John Strader, Bill Darrah, Harley Keeney, Gary Bryan, Dennis Darrah and Larry Jackson.
Honorary bearers were Larry Radcliff, Dennis Cawthorne and Douglas Agee.
Burial was in the Allerton Cemetery.
Randolph-Black Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Arlene Street, 94, of Humeston, Iowa, daughter of Shelby and Ina (Hickman) Reed, was born April 26, 1918, in rural Wayne County, Iowa, and died Nov. 14, 2012, at Westview Acres in Leon, Iowa.
Arlene graduated from Humeston High School in 1936. After World War II, she married Ralph Eugene Street. Arlene was a busy homemaker and mother to her children, Nancy, Donald, Jerry, and Roger.
Arlene worked as a waitress at Jimmie’s Hiway Cafe for a number of years. She was also a nurses’ aide at Wayne County Hospital in Corydon.
She liked to go camping. Arlene especially enjoyed her kids and grandkids. There was always a houseful of kids around.
Surviving her are daughter, Nancy Caster of Bonham, Texas; sons, Don Street of Humeston, Jerry Street and wife Barb of Corydon and Roger Street and wife Becky of San Angelo, Texas; six granddaughters; several great- grandchildren; one great-great- grandson; and other relatives and friends.
Her parents; husband, Ralph Street in 1973; son-in-law, Ray Caster and granddaughter, Lisa Lowe, preceded her in death.
Funeral services were held Nov. 17 at the Slade-O’Donnell Funeral Home in Leon with Rev. Max Carmichael officiating.
Burial was in Humeston Cemetery, Humeston, Iowa.
Slade-O’Donnell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
MINA ROSA TRUMPER
Mina Rosa Trumper was born June 30, 1930, in Powersville, Putnam County, Mo., to Jesse and Eupha (Stroud) Murray, and passed away Nov. 9, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, at age 82.
She was united in marriage to Tom Powell in February 1948. To this union three children were born Carolyn (Kit) Davis, Connie Jean (Ronald) Boylan and Randall (Kathy) Powell, all of Des Moines. In 1970 she was united in marriage to Max Trumper.
Her loving family and her many, many friends and relatives will cherish Mina’s memory. She loved her family. She enjoyed having her family and friends around her. She enjoyed the family reunions when so many people would gather at her house before the get-together and though times she was in pain she always made it to the reunions. Everyone seemed to gather around her. She was loved by so many.
In addition to her children, she is survived by her grandchildren, Tina Renteria, Joe Boylan, Cory Boylan, Aaron Boylan, Andrew Powell, Shane Powell and SPC. Randall Powell Jr.; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; brothers, John (Mary) Murray of Griffin, Ga., Gene (Maggie) Murray of Indianola, Ted (Elaine) Murray of McDonough, Ga., and Tom (Pat) Murray of Clarksville, Tenn.; sisters, Mae (Jim) Barker of Pleasant Hill, Betty Eagle of Ottumwa, Mary (Jerry) Brown, of Jacksonville, Fla., Barbara (Wayne) Baldus of Buckner, Mo., and Waneta (Paul) Rager of Buckner; sisters-in-law, Betty (Jack) Moore of Corydon and Shirley (Ralph) Alshouse of Seymour and many nieces and nephews.
Her parents; husband, Max Trumper; brothers, Jesse Murray, William Murray and James Murray; mother-in-law, Beulah Trumper; sisters-in-law, Twila Hampton and Barbara Murray; brothers-in-law, Eugene and Glen Trumper and Charles Eagle, preceded her in death.
We wish to acknowledge Bill and Betty Moorman, Shirley and Ralph Alshouse, Rick Brinkley, Aunt Lecine Stroud, Rhonda Bennett and Matthew Bennett and all the kind people that were there for her when she needed them.
Funeral services were held Nov. 15 at the Randolph Funeral Home in Corydon with Deacon John Murray officiating.
Musical selections were “Amazing Grace,” “In the Garden,” “Swing Low Sweet Chariot” and “The Old Rugged Cross” all performed by George Jones.
Casket bearers were Tina Renteria, Cory Boylan, Andrew Powell, Joe Boylan, Aaron Boylan and Shane Powell.
The honorary bearer was SPC. Randall Powell Jr.
Burial was in the Shriver Cemetery in Wayne County, Iowa.
Randolph-Black Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.