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 Elwood John Loving

Elwood John Loving

Birth
Albert City, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA
Death 5 Nov 2012 (aged 92)
Albert City, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA
Burial Albert City, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100335589 · View Source
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Elwood died on November 5, 2012 at the Pleasant View Nursing home where he resided for the last 11 months.

Elwood John Loving was born on January 2, 1920 on a farm near Albert City Iowa to Elmer and Esther Loving. After completing high school at Albert City, he attended Capital City Commercial College, attaining a business administration degree in 1940 in Des Moines, Iowa. Shortly after college he joined the army and served his country proudly from 1941 – 1945.
On January 6, 1952 Elwood was united in marriage to Edna Vesgaard Madson in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Alta, Iowa. With this union a family was created, with Duane H. Madson Jr. being 8 yrs old at the time of their wedding and soon 4 children were born, Kurt, Debra, DeeAnn and Scott. Together they farmed near Albert City, Iowa until they retired in 1985, then moving to their home in Albert City.
After retirement Elwood & Edna enjoyed spending time with family, winter trips to Arizona, visiting Sweden and researching genealogy. Elwood was an active member in the community, serving on many boards and being a leader.
Elwood was preceded in death by Edna his wife of 44 years, Verna, his second wife of 8 years, his parents, Elmer and Esther Loving, Lorraine Bloom, sister & Jerome Loving, brother.
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Duane (Sherryl) Madson, Albert City, IA, Kurt (T.C.) Loving, Humboldt, IA, Debra (Bill) Brackey, Green Valley, AZ, DeeAnn (Stan) Cotton, Sioux City, IA and Scott (Teresa) Loving, Albert City, IA. His grand children, Karna (Kirby) Eddie, Adel, IA, Steve (Denise) Madson, La Vista, NE, Daniel Loving, Humboldt IA, Marin Loving Wheaton, IL, AnnaLise (Tom) Christenson, Humboldt, IA, Kristeen (Ernie) Alvarez, Kialua, HI, James Brackey, Tucson, AZ, Ali Brackey Brackey, Scottsdale, AZ, Brooke (Eric) Thompson, Spirit Lake, IA and Jeff Loving, Storm Lake, IA, & 7 great grand children, Trae & Chace Eddie, Cole & Clay Madson, Ernie (Robbie) & Evan Alvarez & Braylyn Thompson. Elwood was a loving, hard working, conservative man who always looked at life positively and a blessing.



Obituary & Photo is from The Sliefert Funeral Home


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  • Created by: Memories 4 ever
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100335589
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elwood John Loving (2 Jan 1920–5 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100335589, citing Fairfield Cemetery, Albert City, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Memories 4 ever (contributor 47377364) .