Ira "Bud" Yount - 99
3/14/1916 - 2/25/2016
Ira D. “Bud” Yount, 99, of Oregon, passed away peacefully Thursday February 25, 2016 in Liberty Court in Dixon. Born March 14, 1916 in Polo, the second son of Ervin and Margaret Isabelle “Belle” (Kelly) Yount.
Married to Jennie M. Mammen on September 26, 1940 in Maquoketa, Iowa; after nearly 73 years of marriage, Jennie passed away April 13. 2013. As a lifelong resident of Ogle County, Ira was a part-time farmer, and retired 30 years ago after working over the years through varied positions with Verizon, the City of Oregon and Carnation. Also predeceased by his parents and two brothers, Frank and Wayne. Survived by two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Ulferts and Marjorie Holtapp, and multiple cousins, nieces and nephews. Ira was a beloved son, husband, brother, uncle, cousin, neighbor and friend and will be missed by all who knew his kindness, gentle nature and unconditional acceptance of those he knew and loved. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Monday February 29 in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon preceded by a visitation beginning at 10:00am. Pastor Rich Tomlinson of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Oregon will officiate. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Park, Dixon. Memorials in Ira’s name may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Oregon.
10AM Monday Feb 29 in Oregon FH
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