OBITUARY

Howard Paul Twidt

June 19, 1924February 4, 2019
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Howard Twidt, 94, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019, at his home with his two daughters by his side. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 9, 2019, at Ankeny First United Methodist Church (206 SW Walnut St. Ankeny, IA 50023). Visitation will be 9 am until service time at the church.

Howard was born in Adair, Iowa, to Nels and Anna (Jensen) Twidt. He graduated from Adair High School and joined the United States Navy, serving in the South Pacific during World War II. Howard was united in marriage to Geraldine Petersen in June of 1947. They farmed together for fifteen years before moving to California briefly. Howard and Geraldine settled in Ankeny where he worked for the Post Office as a mail carrier until his retirement.

Howard is survived by his two daughters, Judy (Don) Henson and Sheryl (Maynard) Oxenreider; grandchildren: Rachel (Dan) Goett, Tanya Henson and Shane (Angela) Henson; and great-grandchildren: Nathan and Ashley Goett and Alex, Kayden and Leila Henson. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and four brothers.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, February 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 9, 2019
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Howard Paul Twidt

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Darryl Petersen

February 6, 2019

I wish to send my deepest condolences to my cousins and their families. He always impressed me... Always well groomed and respect for everyone . We lost a great man!

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