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Louie Julius Epling
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1887
Moville
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1969
Moville
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA

Louie Epling Obituary
Moville Record March 19, 1969

Funeral services for Louie Epling of Moville will be held Thursday March 20, 1969 at 1p.m. at the Eldridge Memorial Evangelical United Methodist Church, Moville, the Rev. John A. Dowd will officiate and burial will be in Arlington Cemetery at Moville under the direction of the McCulloch Funeral home of Moville.

Mrs. Ben Pratt as soloist accompanied by her daughter Miss Deanna Pratt will sing "It is No Secret" and "Beyond the Sunset".

Pallbearers are Duane Campbell of Moneta, Iowa, Harry St.Peter of Alcester, S.D., Leland Solberg, Lawton, Fred Tabke, Moville, William Tabke, Sioux City, and Ralph Tebben, South Sioux City, Nebr.

Louie Julius Epling 81, of Moville died Monday afternoon, March 17, 1969 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing home in Kingsley where he had resided for the past 8 months.

Mr. Epling was born July 17, 1887, on a farm three miles southeast of Moville in Moville township. He was the son of Friedrich Epling and Sophie Harmes Epling. He married Laura Dockweiler of Moville on March 3, 1915 in Sioux City. They farmed in the Moville area for 30 years before retiring to Moville in 1945.

He was a member of the Eldridge Memorial Evangelical United Methodist Church and a charter and continuos member of the Woodbury county Farm Bureau. He served on the Moville Township School Board and was a trustee of Moville Township for several years. He was an early 4-H club leader. He was beef cattle superintendent for the Woodbury County Fair for a number of years.

Survivors include the widow; a son Leroy of Moville; a grandson and a great grandson. 
 
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 Parents:
  Johann Carl Gottlieb Epling (1848 - 1915)
  Sophie Harmes Epling (1855 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Laura Marie Dockweiler Epling (1895 - 1972)
 
 Children:
  Leroy John Epling (1917 - 2011)*
  Mervin Lewis Epling (1922 - 1928)*
 
 Sibling:
  Amelia Estine Epling Tebben (1878 - 1945)*
  Louie Julius Epling (1887 - 1969)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington Cemetery
Moville
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section B, Row 18
 
Created by: Larry Epling
Record added: May 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69852685
Louie Julius Epling
Added by: Larry Epling
 
Louie Julius Epling
Added by: Larry Epling
 
Louie Julius Epling
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