John W. Finch
John William Finch, 89, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 1994, at his home in Crystal Lake, Iowa.
John was born November 28, 1904 at Kelly, Iowa to Calvin and Matelda (Graham) Finch. He attended Kelly Consolidated School in Kelly and also farmed with his parents.
On March 7, 1929, he was united in marriage with Mabel Johnson in Ames, Iowa. The couple farmed near Nevada before moving to a farm in the Crystal Lake area in 1944. John loved to farm. He also liked to spend time gardening and fishing. John was a charter member of the Calvary Lutheran Church.
He is survived by two daughters: Mary Lou Terhark of Belmond and Ann Finch of Britt; two sons: Melvin and his wife, Della Litchfield, Minnesota and Johnny Jr. of Britt; eleven grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, and a brother Ben Finch of Slater, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, an infant daughter, one sister, four brothers, one son-in-law and one daughter-in-law.