Elwin Munson Obituary

Elwin Gale Munson
Elwin G. Munson
Elwin Gale Munson

February 26, 1927 - January 15, 2007
Born in Madrid, Iowa
Resided in Madrid, IA
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Elwin Gale Munson, 79, passed from this life on Monday, January 15, 2007 at the Madrid Home in Madrid. According to Mr. Munson’s wishes, the body has been cremated and there will be no services held at this time. The Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Elwin was born on February 26, 1927 in Madrid, Iowa to Roy and Vetah Lincoln Munson. He graduated from Madrid High School. Elwin was an army veteran of World War II, serving as a Staff Sergeant, until he was honorably discharged in 1947. Elwin married Lauretta M. Maxwell on August 29, 1947 in Madrid. To this union, four children were born. Elwin was formerly employed with John Deere Works for 23 years, until he retired in 1982. He was a member of the American Legion. Elwin was a loving, caring and devoted husband, father, and grandfather; he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Lauretta Munson of Madrid; two daughters, Gail (Jeff) Polich of Woodward and Crystal (Mark) Shannon of Madrid; two sons, Kevin (Lisa) Munson of Boone and Mark (Lila) Munson of Madrid; and nine grandchildren, three step grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Elwin was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter.





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