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Arlene Handorf Bohnsack
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1916
Marshall County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 2007
Marshall County
Iowa, USA

Arlene (Handorf) Bohnsack was born on Tuesday; February 15, 1916 in Ferguson; Marshall County, Iowa. Arlene was the daughter of John and Bertha Handorf. She attended rural country schools in Tama County and graduated from Garwin High School in 1933. She attended Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls; Black Hawk County, Iowa. Arlene taught in rural schools in Dysart and Garwin; both in Tama County, Iowa. Also at the Van Cleve and Albion; Marshall County, Iowa Junior High Schools. She did substitute teaching in Marshalltown; Marshall County, Iowa in later years. On Friday; February 12, 1937 she was united in marriage to Delbert McCrary, who passed away in 1941. She later married Harold Bohnsack on Tuesday; June 1, 1948. Arlene was a member of Central Christian Church, Merry Mixers Club, TuLarCul, Women's Elks Club, Senior Citizens, and several bridge clubs. She enjoyed playing cards, cooking and baking for her family. Arlene (Handorf) Bohnsack, age 91, of Marshalltown, Iowa passed away on Saturday; July 7, 2007 at the Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center. Those left to mourn her passing are: Her children: Marlyn & his wife: June McCrary. Ardelle & her husband: Terry Downey. Brenda & her husband: Jim Walkup, all of Marshalltown, Iowa. Beth & her husband: Tracy Mack of Lakeville; Dakota County, Minnesota. Her grandchildren: Michael McCrary. Brant & his wife: Celeste Luense. Wade & his wife: Susie Luense. Erin Landmesser & her husband: Aaron Luense. Troy Walkup. Trent & his wife: Jennifer Walkup. Travis, Whitney, Carson, and Mercer Mack. Great grandchildren: Brittany Wright, Megan & Connor McCrary, Logan & Leiah Luense, Grant & Carter Luense, and Claire & Addison Landmesser. Her sisters: Esther Nelson of Dysart, Iowa. Maxine Halverson of Marshalltown, Iowa and Marilyn & her husband: Burton Butler of Cedar Rapids; Linn County, Iowa. Also many nieces, nephews and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands: Delbert and Harold. Granddaughter: Pamela McCrary Wright and her sister: Wilma Beichley. May they rest in peace. At her request, no funeral service will be held. A private family burial will be held at a later date. Memorials in her honor may be directed to the Iowa River Hospice building fund.
MITCHELL FAMILY FUNERAL HOME is caring for the family and the arrangements.
1209 Iowa Avenue West Marshalltown, Iowa 50158
PHONE: (641) 844-1234
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Gerhardt Leffler
Record added: Jul 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20629020
Arlene <i>Handorf</i> Bohnsack
Added by: Gerhardt Leffler
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May The Lord bless you and keep you. May The Lord shine His face upon you and be gracious unto you. May The Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace. Amen!
- Gerhardt Leffler
 Added: Jul. 25, 2007

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