Raymond G. Rust

Raymond G. Rust, 94, of Kanawha passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2001 at the Kanawha Community Home in Kanahwa.

Raymond, the son of George and Lucy (Hunt) Rust was born May 13, 1907 on a farm north of Kanawha.  He grew up in the Kanawha area where he received his education.

Raymond was united in marriage with Agnes Thompson.  The couple made their home and farmed north of Kanawha, where they raised four sons:  Leonard, Merle, Richard, and Jerry.

Raymond later moved to Marshalltown where he was united in marriage with Ida Dorr.  A daughter Shirley was born to the couple.

Raymond was employed by Fisher Control in Marshalltown until his retirement in 1972.  He entered the Kanawha Community Home in December of 1997.

Raymond is survived by three sons: Merle and his wife, Carla of Kanawha, Richard and his wife, Harriet of Mason City, and Jerry of Goldfield; one daughter, Shirley Stephenson and her husband, Todd of Marshalltown; grandchildren: Terry Rust, Kathi Heady, Jean Wilcox, Jeff Rust; great-grandchildren: Stephanie, Randy, and Allison Rust, Derek and Kevin Wilcox, Jake Heady and Tyler and Nathan Rust; step-grandsons: Chris and Garrett Stephenson.

He was preceded in death by his mother (1915), father(1970), four sisters: Eva, Vera, Opal and infant Ethel, one brother Louis, and one son Leonard, and two wives.



Date: Saturday, June 30, 2001
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Amsterdam Township Cemetery
Kanawha, Iowa
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