Evelyn M. (Zimpher) Bures (1922 - 2013)

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ROWLEY – Evelyn M. Bures, 90 years old, of rural Rowley, died on Thursday, July 25, at ABCM Rehab Independence – West in Independence, Iowa. She was born on August 22, 1922 in Buchanan County, the daughter of William Horace and Alta Mae (Ensminger) Zimpfer. She graduated from high school in Quasqueton, with the Class of 1940. On July 15, 1946, she and Lester Frank Bures were married in a double ring ceremony. The other couple was her sister and her husband, Marian and Alvin Ary. Mrs. Bures farmed with Lester in Buchanan County. He preceded her in death in 2004.
Mrs. Bures is survived by her son, Wendel Bures of Rowley, and two sisters, Frances Kelly of Van Horne, and Sandra (Layton) Thomas of Roanoke, Va.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Kathryn Bures, and Marian Ary, and three brothers, Leslie Zimpfer, Wilbur Zimpfer, and Elmer Zimpfer (in infancy).
Graveside services was held at 3 p.m. on Monday, July 29, at the Quasqueton Cemetery in Quasqueton, with Dr. David A. Larson officiating. Friends called for visitation from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 28, at the White Funeral Home in Independence. On line condolences may be left at www.White-MtHope.com.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from July 31 to Aug. 17, 2013