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Alvin Straight
Birth: Oct. 17, 1920
Death: 1996

In 1994, he drove his 1966 Johnn Deere riding lawmower across Iowa and part of Wisconsin 240 miles to visit his ailding, estranged brother. His story was portrayed in the David Lynch film 'The Straight Story'. His funeral procession was accompanied by a lawn mower similar to the one he was known for riding. 
 
Burial:
Ida Grove Cemetery
Ida Grove
Ida County
Iowa, USA
 
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Record added: May 18, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9303
Alvin Straight
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