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Clyde Vokoun

June 26, 2018
Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

Clyde Vokoun, 95, of Montour, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Iowa River Hospice with his loving family by his side.

Funeral services for Clyde will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 29, 2018, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Harlan Nuss officiating. Public visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time at 10:30 a.m. also at the funeral home in Marshalltown. Memorial contributions may be directedin Clyde's name to the Iowa River Hospice House. Forfurther information or to send a condolence please visit www.mitchellfh.com or call (641) 844-1234.

Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Clyde and

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Clyde Vokoun

his family.

Clyde Vokoun was born on December 31, 1922 in Marshalltown, Iowa, the second born twin son of Edward and Fern (Willits) Vokoun. He was a graduate from Marshalltown High School. Following highschool, Clyde honorably served his Country by enlisting with the United States Navy. He served in the Navy during WWII.

On October 17, 1948 Clyde was united in marriage to the love of his life, Lillian LaVon (Cory) in Tama at the Methodist church; after they were married they resided near Quarry, Iowa and then in 1956 purchased an acreage near Montour where they lived their entire married lives. Clyde was a hardworking man, dedicating 37 years as a welder at Lennox where helater retired from.

He enjoyed fishing, camping, farming and most importantly spending time with his family.

Left to cherish Clyde's memory is his daughter, Wileen (Gerald) Connor of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and sons: Corwyn (Robbie) Vokoun of Nevada, Missouri and Brian (Martha) Vokoun of Louisville, Kentucky; grandchildren: Katie (Sean) Shea of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Laura (Mauricio) Rodriquez of Houston, Texas, Curtis Connor of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Creighton Vokoun of Midpine, California, Derek (Jasmine) of Springfield, Missouri, Tristan Vokoun of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Amanda Vokoun of Lexington, Kentucky, Erik Vokoun of Louisville, Kentucky, and great-grandchildren: Connor and Brady Shea, Anna Kate, Mason, Eva, and Lillian Rodriquez; he is also survived by his twin brother, Claude Vokoun of LeGrand, Iowa.

In death, Clyde rejoins his wife, LaVon; parents: Edward and Fern Vokoun; one brother: Glen and a baby daughter at birth, Wenda.

 
 

 

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