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Florence E. Deyloff

Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Florence E. Deyloff
Florence E. Deyloff, 99, of Spencer, formerly of Aurelia, died on Jan. 24, 2007 at the St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Services were held on Saturday Jan. 27 at 10:30 a.m. at the First English Lutheran Church in Spencer, with Rev. Paul Kaldahl, officiating.

Burial was in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Galva.

The Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home in Paullina was in charge of arrangements.

She was the daughter of John and Katherine (Peters) Kolpin and was born Dec. 11, 1907 in Galva. After the death of her parents, she was raised and later adopted by Frank and Emma Neuman. She attended school in Galva and later graduated from Linn Grove High School in 1925.

She was united in marriage to Howard Deyloff on Oct. 27, 1927. After their marriage the couple settled in Aurelia, where they operated the First Trust and Savings Bank for many years. Her husband preceded her in death in Dec. of 1981. She remained in Aurelia until moving to the Lakes area to make her home. She later moved to Spencer to make her home in the Riverview Terrace Assisted Living Residence. In Oct. of 2006, she transferred to the St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.

She was a member of the First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. She enjoyed traveling - the couple for many years had a home in Florida and she also enjoyed playing bridge.

She leaves to cherish her memory a daughter, Joann and her husband, Clarence Gaudian of Spencer; a son, Jerry and his wife, Dee Deyloff of Punta Gorda, Fla.; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren, also other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a son, Gerald Howard in infancy; her parents, her adopted parents, three brothers and a sister.