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Dwight Eugene Byerly, Sr.

Dwight Eugene Byerly, Sr.

Male 1926 - 2005

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  • Name  Dwight Eugene Byerly, Sr.  [1, 2, 3
    Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  25 Jul 1926  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    High School  1945  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Mediapolis High School 
    Residence  Nov 1974  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence  Jun 2004  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died  15 Aug 2005  Prairie Ridge Care and Rehabilitation, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7
    Obituary  17 Aug 2005  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Dwight Eugene Byerly Sr., 79, of Mediapolis, died Monday evening, August 15, 2005, at Prairie Ridge Care Center in Mediapolis.

      Born July 25, 1926, in Mediapolis, he was the son of Roy and Abbey Street Byerly. On June 11, 1948, he married Shirley Simpson. She died October 11, 1976. On August 18, 1978, he married Elvera Hunt in Des Moines.

      Mr. Byerly worked for Farm Service in Mediapolis, Pro Gas in Danville and Wal-Mart in Burlington.

      He was a graduate of Mediapolis High School. He was a World War II Army veteran and served in Alaska. He was a member of the American Legion and was of the Methodist faith.

      Survivors include his wife; one son, Dwight Byerly Jr. of West Burlington; one daughter, Vicky Bonnesen of Wapello; one stepdaughter, Kathleen Higgins of Des Moines; three grandchildren, two step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one brother, Dale Byerly of Ainsworth.

      Besides his first wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

      Visitation will be from noon to 5 p.m. today at Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Mediapolis, where the family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to the time of service Thursday.

      The funeral for Mr. Byerly will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hagele and Honts Funeral Home. Burial with military rites by the Wapello American Legion will be in Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery.

      A memorial has been established.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Byerly, Dwight E.; born: 25 July 1926; died: 15 August 2005 (V); age: 79; last residence: 52637 (Mediapolis, Des Moines, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified);  state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  18 Aug 2005  Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery, Winfield, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I33416  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Roy Albert Byerly,   b. 2 Apr 1893, Patricksburg, Owen County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1969, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Abbie E. Street,   b. 26 Aug 1894, Taylor Ridge, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1974, Morning Sun Manor, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Feb 1917  Yarmouth, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Alt. Marriage  28 Feb 1917  Yarmouth, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Roy Albert Byerly; Groom's Birth Date: 1894; Groom's Birthplace: Patricksburg, Indiana; Groom's Age: 23; Bride's Name: Abbie Elizabeth Street; Bride's Birth Date: 1895; Bride's Birthplace: Edginton, Illinois; Bride's Age: 22; Marriage Date: 27 February 1917; Marriage Place: Yarmouth, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Samuel Byerly; Groom's Mother's Name: Sabina Haviland; Bride's Father's Name: Joseph Street; Bride's Mother's Name: Anna Cline; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02679-2; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1547822; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Residence  Dec 1948  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID  F12304  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Shirley Joan Simpson,   b. 13 Nov 1928, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1976, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Jun 1948  Methodist Church Parsonage, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    Issue 
    • There were two children from this marriage.
    Marriage Announcement  16 Jun 1948  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette 
    • Mediapolis (IA) -- Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Shirley Simpson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ollin Simpson of Winfield, and Dwight Byerly, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Byerly of Mediapolis. The ceremony took place June 11 at the Methodist parsonage with Reverend G. M. Rosenberger officiating. The bride is a graduate of the Winfield schools. The bridegroom is a graduate of Mediapolis high school. They will live on the Dave Cummings farm northwest of Mediapolis.
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F20476  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Elvera Warth,   b. 3 Aug 1937,   d. 25 Mar 2008, Kavanaugh House Hospice, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Aug 1978  Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F19161  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Dwight Eugene Byerly
    Dwight Eugene Byerly
    This was Dwight Byerly's senior class photograph, as published on the 1945 Mediapolis High School graduation class photograph in Mediapolis, Iowa.

  • Sources 
    1. [S826] Byerly, Everett Roy - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, June 8, 2004; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S588] Veromi Report (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S6473] Byerly, Dwight Eugene (Sr.) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, August 18, 2005; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

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

    5. [S7927] Mediapolis High School Graduates 1892-1960 and Class Photos 1914-1960 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S4557] Byerly, Abbie E. (Street) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 13, November 10, 1974; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S6472] Byerly, Elvera (Warth/Hunt) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 7B, March 30, 2008; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S3837] Byerly, Dale Albert and Ramona M. Mehaffy - Engagement Announcement, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 6, December 23, 1948; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S6852] Byerly, Dwight Eugene (Sr.) and Shirley Joan Simpson - Marriage Announcement, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 6, June 16, 1948; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S6853] Byerly, Shirley Joan (Simpson) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 10, October 12, 1976; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).