Gilbert Stoddard

Obituary

JESUP – Gilbert Vine Stoddard, 90, of Jesup, died Thursday, July 16, at Allen Memorial Hospital, Waterloo, following a lengthy illness. He was born Aug. 26, 1918, in Aurora, to Vine M. Stoddard and Hazel (Potwin) Stoddard. He is survived by his wife, Marian of Ridgeway Place, Waterloo; two sons, Greg (Robyn) Stoddard of Shohola, Pa. and Rick (Janie) Stoddard of Denver, Colo.; three grandchildren and three step-grandchildren and one brother, Philip "Phip" Stoddard of Jesup. His parents and grandparents preceded him in death.
Funeral Services will be 1:30 p.m. – Monday, July 20, 2009, at the First United Methodist Church, Jesup. Burial will be at Cedar Crest Cemetery, Jesup, IA, with military rites conducted by Pump-Scheer American Legion Post 342 of Jesup. Memorials will be directed to the First United Methodist Church, Jesup, IA. Friends may call from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday, July 19th at the White Funeral Home, Jesup, IA, and for an hour before services Monday at the church. Online condolences may be left at www.white-mthope.com
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from July 20 to July 23, 2009