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John Franklin Holsteen, Sr.

Male 1909 - 1991


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  • Name  John Franklin Holsteen, Sr.  [1, 2
    Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  18 Sep 1909  Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Birth  1910  [1
    Residence  Apr 1950  Carman, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence  1967  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  Sep 1967  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence  Aug 1988  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence  Mar 1990  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died  18 Jul 1991  Bethesda Care Center, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Obituary  19 Jul 1991  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    The Hawk Eye 
    • John Franklin Holsteen, 81, of 730 Prairie Street, Mediapolis, died at 9:35 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 1991, at the Bethesda Care Center, Mediapolis.

      Born September 18, 1909, in Benton Township, Des Moines County, he was the son of Clyde B. and Emma Suesens Holsteen. He married Gwendolyn Walker October 7, 1931, in Kingston.

      He had been a farmer in Kingston, Mediapolis and in Illinois. He was a county chairman of National Farmers Organization for five years.

      Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Martha Grafton, Oquawka, Illinois; two sons, John F. Holsteen Jr., Boca Raton, Florida, and Keith E. Holsteen, Morning Sun; one brother, Warren Holsteen, Burlington; three sisters, Mrs. Mamie Bredes, Mediapolis, and Mrs. Marcella Peterson and Mrs. Sylvia Busse, both of Burlington; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

      The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Lunning Chapel.

      The service for Mr. Holsteen will be 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Lunning Chapel with the Reverend W. O. Talley officiating. The body will be cremated following the service.

      Memorials have been established for the Mediapolis Ambulance Service and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
    Memorial Service  20 Jul 1991  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    the Lunning Chapel 
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • John F. Holsteen; born: 18 September 1909; died: 18 July 1991; last residence: (not specified); last benefit: (none specified); state where issued: Iowa
    Person ID  I23319  All Families
    Last Modified  28 Feb 2014 

    Father  Clyde Benton Holsteen,   b. 17 Aug 1882, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1950, Mercy Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Emma Suesens,   b. 15 Aug 1888, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1967, Saint Francis Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Oct 1908  Tama Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Family ID  F6269  Group Sheet

    Family  Gwendolyn Fay Walker,   b. 1 Jul 1912, Kingston, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 2008, Prairie Ridge Care and Rehabilitation, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Oct 1931  Oakville, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 9
    Alt. Marriage  7 Oct 1931  Kingston, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence  Dec 1977  Horseshoe Bend, Izard County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
    >1. Martha A. Holsteen,   b. 24 May 1934, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 2003, Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. John F. Holsteen, Jr.
    >3. Keith Edward Holsteen
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F6268  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S767] Imm, Sharon "Sherry" (Walker) - Email (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S2624] World Connect - Holsteen: :2588126, (last updated: Wed Jul 9 15:47:15 2003, contact Holly Blomberg) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S2622] Holsteen, John Franklin (Sr.) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 7A, July 19, 1991; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S10502] Holsteen Cyde Benton - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 13, April 11, 1950; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S2625] Holsteen, Emma (Suesens) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 18, September 21, 1967; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S2722] Scott, Helen Agnes (Holsteen) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 8A, August 25, 1988; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S6955] Holsteen, Robert Whitwill - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 14, March 20, 1990; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S2623] Holsteen, Gwendolyn Fay (Walker) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, June 12, 2008; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S2612] Walker, Austin - Obituary (1884-1977), (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 2, December 14, 1977; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).