Louie Medcalf

Louise C. Medcalf

1923 – 2010

Louise Charlotte Medcalf, daughter of Lewis and Minnie (Jahn) Sargent was born June 10, 1923 at Sioux City, IA. She attended elementary school at Moville, IA and graduated from Moville High School with the class of 1940.

On August 27, 1944, she was united in marriage with Lyle LeRoy Medcalf at Sioux City, IA. 

The couple lived and farmed all of their married life northeast of Clearwater, NE. Louise was a homemaker and a wonderful mother to her three children. 

After the death of her husband in 1992, she moved to Pioneer Homes in Neligh, NE. She later moved into the Willows Assisted Living in Neligh, NE and moved to The Chateau Assisted Living in Norfolk, NE in 2008.

Louise enjoyed crocheting, knitting, sewing, playing cards and playing bingo. She was a 4-H leader, County Fair Judge for many years, a member of the Elkhorn Valley Extension Club and a member of the United Methodist Church in Clearwater, NE.

Louise, 87 of Norfolk, NE passed away Thursday, July 1, 2010 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, NE.

Louise is survived by three children: Bob Medcalf and special friend Myrna Mosel of Neligh,NE; Louanne Higgins and husband Mike of Caballo, NM; Linda Morrison and husband Don of Broken Arrow, OK; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother: George Sargent of Anthon, IA; two sisters: Clara Rumohr of Kingsley, IA; Mary Lou Tabke of Moville, IA.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Lyle; one son Ronnie Ray; one daughter-in-law Mary Kay Medcalf; one sister-in-law and two brothers-in-law.

Funeral services were Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at the United Methodist Church in Clearwater, NE. Officiating was Rev. Carroll Plisek. Pallbearers were Brian Medcalf, Tyler Hardy, Dennis Desy, Hank Hardy, Travis Hardy and Martin Thorberg.

Interment will follow at the Clearwater Cemetery

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.