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Luverne Bierle

February 27, 1936 — October 5, 2023

Webster City

Luverne Bierle

 

Luverne Bierle, 87, of Webster City, Iowa, died at his home on Thursday, October 5, 2023.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at the First Congregational UCC Church in Webster City, from 1:00 – 1:45 PM followed by the Celebration of Life at 2:00 PM.  The family has chosen Boman Funeral Home (www.bomanfh.com) to care for their needs.

 

Luverne was born on his "grampa" Bierle’s farm north of Utica, SD, to Lloyd and Albina (Peterka) on February 27, 1936.  He went to Rockland school No. 23 (rural school) for eight years and high school at Scotland High School, in Scotland SD.  He served in the army from 1956 – 1958, and was stationed in West Berlin, Germany.  He graduated from Southern State College, in Springfield, SD with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Masters degree in Business from Northern State College in Aberdeen, SD.  He also attended classes at ISU and UNI.  He taught in high schools in South Dakota and Iowa for ten years, and then Iowa Central Community College for 27 years.

 

Luverne was active in Boy Scouts for 30 years, serving at the local and district level. He received the Silver Beaver, the highest honor for adults.  He was a member of the Iowa Business Education Association, where he served as President, the National Business Education Association, Iowa Vocational Association and National Vocational Association.  Luverne was also a member of First Congregational UCC Church, in Webster City, and Kiwanis, serving as President of the Diamond K and Noon clubs, and as Lt. Governor of District 7. 

 

His first love was spending time with family, especially the grandkids and great grandkids.  He also enjoyed gardening, making crafts, yard art from pallets, deer hunting, and fishing.

 

He married Verna Orth on August 11, 1961.  They had three children:  Scott (Cindy), Todd (Paula), and Tonya (Stan) Matuszak; six grandchildren:  Brittany, Cameron (Stephanie), Allie (Sam), Mason (Amanda), Courtney, and Conner;  two great granddaughters:  Madison and Taytum; and one great grandson Daxton.  He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Alice; and brother Duane.

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Visitation

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Central time)

First Congregational, United Church of Christ

1000 Willson Avenue, Webster City, IA 50595

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Celebration of Life

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

First Congregational, United Church of Christ

1000 Willson Avenue, Webster City, IA 50595

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