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Neighbors Growing Together | Dec 2, 2016

Jack W. Newlon

Oct 10, 2016

KEOSAUQUA – Jack W. Newlon, 82, of Keosauqua died at 6:10 a.m. Friday, October 7, 2016 at Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua after battling cancer for 10 months.

Services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua. Visitation will open at 2 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service with family present from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the service. Burial of cremains will be at a later date in Lebanon Cemetery, west of Keosauqua.

Memorials to HCI Hospice or Holden Comprehensive Cancer may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at P.O. Box 142, Keosauqua, Iowa 52565.

He was born June 14, 1934 in Van Buren County near Lebanon to Neil “Dick” and Myra McEldowney Newlon and married Judith Bartholomew April 15, 1960 in Kahoka, Missouri.

Jack graduated from Keosauqua High School in 1952 and was in the Army from 1956-1958 when he was stationed in Germany for 17 months. He had worked at the Keosauqua Creamery and delivered milk from 1963 to 1980.

He retired from Van Buren County Secondary Roads on July 8, of this year and had been employed there since 1983.

In addition to his wife, Judy of Keosauqua he is survived by a daughter, Sheri Newlon (Mick Kite) of Keosauqua, a son Douglas Newlon (Jenny Starnes) of Keosauqua, two granddaughters, and their mother, Natasha Newlon, two great grandchildren, and two sisters, Mary Plowman of Smyrna, Georgia and Delores McGrath of Birmingham. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Chuck Newlon and a sister Kathryn Relph.

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