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Clyde McDonough

Wednesday, March 20, 2002

Clyde "Pete" McDonough, 87, of Sac City, died Friday, March 15, at the Park View Manor in Sac City.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 18, at the First Presbyterian Church in Sac City with burial in the Cook Center Cemetery, Schaller.

Peter was born March 23, 1914 in Sac County, the son of Charles and Ethel (Gilmour) McDonough. He attended country school and went on to graduate from Odebolt High School. He was a farmer and lived on the farm near Schaller until moving to Sac City in 1999. On March 13, 1937, Pete and Inez M. (Koch) were married at the Little Brown Church in the Vail, Nashua, Iowa. They were blessed with five children.

He was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Schaller and held various offices, later transferring to the Sac City Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the St. Elmo Masonic Lodge No. 462 A.F. and A.M., in Early, the ABU-BEKR Shrine, Sioux City, The White Horse Patrol and he served on the Sac County Conservation Board for several years. He was a member of the Lion's Club and a former Volunteer Fireman in Schaller. Peter was a great lover of horses and was inducted into the Draft Horse Hall of Fame in 1993.

He is survived by his wife, Inez; daughter Karen Grieme and her husband Ron of Schaller; four sons: Richard of Fonda; Dean and his wife Mayrean of Marble Falls, Texas; Tom and his wife Kay of Boone; Dale and his wife Jodie of Estherville; thirteen grandchildren, twenty-eight great grandchildren; a brother LaDon and his wife Ruth Anne of Schaller, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Margaret Helming and a brother Howard.