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Sherwin R. Kittleson
He was born on October 4, 1908, the son of George and Matilda (Knutson) Kittleson.
He was a barber in St. Ansgar for many years, and had his barbershop in the basement of a building on 4th street.
Sherwin married Ila Bookhart on April 28, 1930, in Mason City, Iowa. She was born on October 17, 1906 in Breda, Iowa, to Edward W. and Augusta (Sinn) Bookhart. They were the parents of four children: Edward, Sherwin (Stan), Karen, and Roger.
He is survived by his wife, Ila, and by his children: Edward Kittleson and his wife, Mary, of Greene, Dr. Sherwin (Stan) Kittleson and his wife, Judi, of Angel Fire, New Mexico, Karen Bloom and her husband, Darrell, of Austin, Minnesota, and Roger Kittleson and his wife, Julie, of Waterloo, Iowa; by numerous other descendants.
Ila Kittleson, was born on October 17, 1906 in Breda, Iowa, to Edward W. and Augusta (Sinn) Bookhart. She graduated from the Ida Grove High School in 1924 and also graduated from the University of Iowa in 1929.
Ila married Sherwin R. Kittlseon on April 28, 1930 in Mason City. She worked at the St. Ansgar Public Library starting in July of 1949 and retiring in February of 1986. She was a librarian at the St. Ansgar High School for nine years, concurrent with the public library position. The 1966 Saints Highlights (St. Ansgar High School Yearbook) was dedicated to her. Ila enjoyed stamp collecting, reading, her rose garden, fishing trips to Minnesota and bird watching.
She is survived by her children, Edward Kittleson and his wife, Mary of Greene, Dr. Sherwin (Stan) Kittleson and his wife, Judi of Angel Fire, New Mexico, Karen Bloom and her husband, Darrell of Austin, Minnesota and Roger Kittleson and his wife, Julie of Waterloo; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband who died on December 13, 1990; and two sisters.
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