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Alva Husmann

February 28, 1927 ~ June 29, 2018 (age 91)

Alva Husmann, 91, of Wyoming, Iowa passed away peacefully on June 29, 2018 at Jones Regional Medical Center in Anamosa, Iowa.


His memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Zion American Lutheran Church in Wyoming, Iowa. Burial will be held at the Wyoming Cemetery with Military Honors. Lahey & Dawson Funeral Service is assisting the family.


Alva Louis Husmann was born in his home north of Onslow on February 28, 1927 in Iowa to Wilke “Bill” and Elma (Streeper) Husmann. On July 1, 1961 he was united in marriage to Jeannette Rockwell.


Alva was a long time resident of Wyoming, Iowa, where he served on the city council for 28 years. He faithfully and honorably served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a long time member of the Zion American Lutheran Church in Wyoming and the American Legion. He worked at Big Bills Feed, construction and for the Iowa DOT. Alva enjoyed spending time with family and friends.


Alva is survived by his daughter Debbie Ellefson of Wyoming, step-sons; Jim Boots of Monticello, Dennis (Maria) Boots of Monticello, step-daughters; Cheryl (Lyle) Gullickson of Kansan City, MO, Barb (Steve) Burchett of Springfield, MO, nine grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren, sisters; Lucille Lund, Helen Christiansen, Velma Jensen, Velda Holloman and Betty Ham and a brother Ed Husmann.


He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Jeannette, two brothers; Robert and Ernie, a sister Lois and son-in-law Nathan Ellefson.


His family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Jones Regional Medical Center and Monticello Nursing and Rehab for the great care they gave to Alva.


Memorials may be directed to his family in his honor.





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