|Birth: ||Dec. 31, 1910|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 2005|
Berniece Lucille Appleget, 94, died Jan. 20 at the Keokuk County Health Center in Sigourney. She was born Dec. 31, 1910 near Drakesville to Albert and Lizzie Adams Elder.
She attended school at Delta and Hedrick High Schools. On March 25, 1929 she married Walter Howard Appleget in Ottumwa. They farmed near Delta and Hayesville and moved to Sigourney in 1958. They owned and operated the Town House Cafe and Appleget Mill until 1964. She later was employed at the Manor House Care Center as a cook, she retired in 1981. She was a member of the Union Hall Hustler Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband Walter on June 10, 1975, her parents, two daughters, Jean Mateer-Ashley, Doris Waechter, two sons, Larry and infant Don Appleget, six brothers, Claude, Ben, Ralph, Kenneth, Lloyd and Richard Elder, and a sister Ruth Elder.
Those left to mourn her passing are her children Patricia Sievert of Racine, Wis., Linda Brady of Leawood, Kans., Allen Appleget of Bowling Green, Ky., Lynn Appleget of Sigourney, 37 grandchildren, 65 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, two sisters, Edith Denny of Davenport, Evelyn Faw of Charleston, Ill.
Services were at Holm Funeral Home, Sigourney, Jan. 24 with the Rev. James Bringman officiating. Burial was in Pennington Cemetery, Sigourney.
From The What Cheer Paper January 27, 2005 issue
Charles Albert Elder (1885 - 1952)
Lizzie Viola Adams Elder (1887 - 1983)
Walter Howard Appleget (1909 - 1975)
Donald Appleget (____ - 1935)*
Berniece Lucille Elder Appleget (1910 - 2005)
Ruth Maxine Elder (1912 - 1915)*
Claude Albert Elder (1917 - 1984)*
Richard K. Elder (1931 - 1954)**
Created by: GaryM
Record added: Nov 12, 2011
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