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Leonard A. Wikstrom

October 23, 1912 — June 15, 2005

IN MEMORY OF
LEONARD A. WIKSTROM

BORN
October 23, 1912
Bronson, Iowa
PASSED AWAY
June 15, 2005
Paullina, Iowa

FUNERAL SERVICE
10:30 A.M. Saturday, June 18, 2005
Zion Lutheran Church, Paullina, Iowa
Rev. Karl Eckhoff, officiating

MUSIC
“How Great Thou Art”
“The Lord’s Prayer”
Sung by: Anita Ervin
CONGREGATIONAL HYMN
No. 361 “Rock of Ages”
Organist: Verla Hibbing

CASKET BEARERS
Joel Wikstrom Scott Wikstrom
Chris Iversen Doug Wickstrom
Garold Wikstrom George Dunn

FINAL RESTING PLACE
Prairie View Cemetery
Paullina, Iowa

Arrangements under the care of
Gaudian~Eldridge Funeral Home, Paullina, Iowa

After the graveside service, relatives and friends are invited
to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church.
LEONARD A. WIKSTROM
Leonard Axel Wikstrom, the son of Axel and Bessie (Day) Wikstrom, was born October 23, 1912 on a farm in Woodbury County near Bronson, Iowa. He received his education in country schools. On February 11, 1939, he was united in marriage to Vera Stoever in Germantown, Iowa. After their marriage the couple lived in Sioux City until moving to a farm in the Paullina and Cleghorn area. They later moved to a farm closer to Paullina in 1971, before retiring into Paullina in 1976. Leonard became a resident of the Paullina Care Center in January of 2002. His wife preceded him in death on July 21, 2004 in Orange City, Iowa. He passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2005 at the care center, reaching the age of 92 years, 7 months and 23 days.
He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sioux City, Iowa in 1939. Leonard was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina and the Paullina Lion’s Club. He enjoyed golfing and bowling.
Leonard is survived by his two children and their spouses, Ron and Jean Wikstrom of Las Vegas, Nevada; Jeanette and John Iversen of Paullina, Iowa; four grandchildren, Joel Wikstrom; Scott and his wife, Joy Wikstrom; Chris and his wife, Debra Iversen; and Ann Iversen; six great-grandchildren, Clarisse; Eleanor; Adam; Aaron; Eric; and Abigail; two sisters, Charlotte Johnson of Greeley, Colorado and Fern and her husband, Ed Dunn of South Sioux City, Nebraska; two brothers, Josiah and his wife, Blanche Wikstrom of Nampa, Idaho and Paul Wickstrom of Kingsley, Iowa; also nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; two brothers and one sister.
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