January 28, 1921 - May 11, 2005
Funeral Services for Julian Wadle were held on Saturday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Fonda, with Father Thomas Hart as celebrant at the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery at Templeton, under the direction of the Mahaney Funeral Home in Fonda.
Julian A. Wadle, age 84, of Fonda, died Wednesday, May 11 in Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge.
Julian Andrew Wadle was born January 28, 1921 to Louis and Josephine (Kuhn) Wadle in Warren County. He was educated at Rosemount until his family moved to Carroll in 1934, where he graduated from St. Peter and Paul's School in Carroll. In 1943, the family moved to Lake City to continue farming.
He married Cecelia Ann Lampe at Sacred Heart Church in Templeton on February 11, 1946. They moved to their Fonda farm following their marriage, where they resided until moving into the town of Fonda in 1995.
Julian began farming in 1942 and bought his first John Deere 1938 B (he wishes he had it now). He grain-farmed and raised hogs until his retirement in 1995, though he was never far from the farm. During his retirement years, he especially enjoyed fishing with his buddies, working on his John Deere two-cylinder tractors, reading, spending time with family, operating the combine and drinking coffee with the crew.
He served on the Pocahontas County Extension for 12 years; was a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Fonda and served on the church advisory board. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, serving as the Court Recorder for 32 of his 36 years of membership, in addition to being a Fourth Degree Knight.
Julian is survived by his wife, Cecelia; two sons, Ron and Fay of Fonda and Rick and Barb of Fonda; one daughter, Sherry and Tom Loughran of Carroll; nine grandchildren, Jacki and Brett Backhaus of Kensett, Dennis and fiancé Shelby of Fonda, Gene of Fonda, Kevin and Amy of LeMars, Melissa of New York, NY, Rachel of West Des Moines, Anthony of Fonda, Kelly Loughran of Carroll and Amy Loughran of Carroll; three great-grandchildren, Marli Backhaus, Benjamin and Annabelle Wadle; two sisters, Teresa Nieland of Carroll and Catherine Wiederien of Dedham, Iowa.
Preceding Julian in death were his parents, two brothers-in-law, Walter Nieland and Elmer Wiederien.
The funeral for Bill G. Tryon, 72, of Flower Mound, Texas was held on Monday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m. at the Methodist Church of Glidden.
Bill died May 11 at Presbyterian Hospital in Denton, Texas.
Bill graduated from Glidden H.S. in 1950. He went on to Buena Vista College, where he quarterbacked the football team and received the national honor of Little All American - Quarterback. Upon graduation in 1954, Bill pursued his passion for athletics as a coach/teacher. His 25 year coaching success started in Sanborn, Iowa, with assignments in Storm Lake, Carroll, and Denison. During his coaching tenure at Carroll High School, Bill also finished his Masters Degree from Mankato State College, Mankato, Minn. His spirit for people and love for teaching will be remembered by his countless players and students.
After retiring from coaching and teaching, Bill continued his skill development talents by conducting hundreds of seminars on leadership and selling; based on his philosophies, programs, tapes and company - Powerful Results.
Bill is survived by his wife Sally of 52 years, son Mike Tryon, Iowa City; daughter Shelly Myers Ames; son Mark Tryon, Dallas, Texas; grandchildren Ashley Grady, Michael Tryon, Matt Myers, Brandon Tryon, Leah Myers; and great grandson Trayton Grady.
Also surviving are his brothers, Dale, Gaylord, Larry, Jerry, Dick, Randy, and two sisters, Donna Stevens and Nancy Watson.
Preceding him in death were his parents Clarence and Dorothy Tryon, Glidden, and brother Ray Tryon.
Bill will be remembered as a loving father, husband, brother, grandfather, friend and "coach". His favorite saying "Life is all about family" will remain with his loved ones.
Karen K. Friedlund
August 3,1943 - May 12, 2005
Funeral services for Karen Friedlund were 11 am, Monday, May 16 at Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake. Burial was 2 p.m. in Barnes Township Cemetery in Linn Grove under the direction of the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake.
Karen K. Friedlund of Storm Lake, Iowa died at her home on Thursday, May 12 at the age of 61 years and nine months.
Karen was born August 3, 1943 to Dar and Marian Friedlund in Buena Vista County. She lived with her family in Aurelia and attended grade school there before moving to Storm Lake, where she graduated from Storm Lake High School with the Class of 1962.
Karen made her home in Storm Lake and was employed as a Dietary Assistant at Buena Vista Manor for 30 years. She was a faithful member of Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake.
Karen loved life and treasured her family and the time she spent with them. Her cat, Sparky, was a loyal companion and Karen spent many happy hours spoiling Sparky. Karen also enjoyed visiting with her many friends, working on her picture albums and watching television and movies.
Among those left to cherish her memory are her brother, Dan and wife Ramona Friedlund of Omaha, Neb.; her nieces, Stacy and husband John Christie of Atlanta, Ga., and Sarah Friedlund of Chicago, Ill.; her nephew, Chris Edwards of Omaha, Neb.; her great-nephews and niece, Jack, Kate and Will Christie; close family friend, Velma Peterson; and many other relatives and friends.
Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Dar and Marian Friedlund.