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November 28, 2002

(11/29/1914 - 11/20/2002)

Claude Jacob Weilbrenner, 87, of Bloomfield, IA, died November 20, 2002, at the Davis County Hospital, Bloomfield, IA.

He was born November 29, 1914, in Davis County, IA, to John and Alice Speer Weilbrenner.

He married Myrtle Lee Ashworth, February 24, 1937, in Downing, MO. She died June 25, 1995. A resident of Davis County his lifetime, he was a farmer and sheep shearer.

He is survived by a son, Darrell Weilbrenner of Bloomfield, IA, and a daughter, Areta Johnson of Bloomfield, IA; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; four brothers, Bill, Lloyd, Vernon and Spencer Weilbrenner; three sisters, Clarice Ruth, Laura Weilbrenner and Dollie Herbert; and two infant siblings.

Funeral services were held November 23, 2002, at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield, IA, with Rev. Stanley Swinney officiating. Burial was in the IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield, IA. Memorials have been established to Hospice, Inc. and the Davis County Hospital Long Term Care. Casket bearers were Larry and Rex Weilbrenner, Estel Herbert, Edward and Henry Norman and Charles Comstock.

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