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Archie Carl Adney

  • Birth 22 Dec 1911 McGregor, Clayton County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 17 Jul 2008 Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Burial Monona, Clayton County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 39451998

Archie Carl Adney, 96, McGregor, Iowa, died Thursday, July 17, 2008, at Prairie Maison Nursing Home, Prairie du Chien, WI, following a brief illness.

Archie was born on December 22, 1911, rural McGregor, Iowa, to Arthur S. and Edna (Love) Adney. He attended Pleasant Ridge Country School through the eighth grade. Archie left home at the age of fifteen and worked where ever he could find work to do.

Archie was united in marriage to Adeline Kamp in Oelwein, Iowa, on October 31, 1933. Five children were born to this union. Archie was a farmer, pilot, carpenter, hunter, fisherman, wine maker, and raised Appaloosa horses.

Archie and Adeline loved traveling and spent many winters in Texas. They along with their children traveled the United States every year since 1946. He was a 4-H leader and was actively involved in Clayton County Farm Bureau for many years as a member and board member.

Survivors include three daughters, June (Bernell) Larson, McGregor, Myrna Schmelzer, Garnavillo, Sharon (Gene) Peters, Monona; one son, Allen Adney, McGregor; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren; eight great great grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Loraine Adney.

Archie was preceded in death by his wife, Adeline, in 1998; one infant son, Alton; one grandson, Timothy Tangeman; two great grandsons, Ross and Ryan Wilke; one great granddaughter, Katrina Peters; two sons-in-law, Fred Tangeman and Gene Schmelzer; one daughter-in-law, LaVerna Adney; four brothers and four sisters.

Funeral Services were held on Monday, July 21, 2008, at 10:30 am at Living Faith United Methodist Parish, Monona, Iowa. The Rev. Dennis Gilbert officiated. Burial followed in Council Hill Cemetery, rural McGregor, Iowa.

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  • Added: 14 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39451998
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Archie Carl Adney (22 Dec 1911–17 Jul 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39451998, citing Council Hill Cemetery, Monona, Clayton County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by El Memorializer (contributor 47029561) .