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Condolences to the Love family. I am saddened by Cleo's death, also Delbert, and especially Bill. I was with Bill when he died and probably should have died with him. The Lord works in mysterious ways.


Posted by: Colin Edwards - Dewey, AZ - Friend   Feb 21, 2016

If you would have wrote a story. It would be the greatest ever told. Of a kind and loving woman. Who had a heart of gold... I will never forget your love for the farm, your love for your dogs, and most important your love for your man. I could have listened to that story forever. R.I.P. Cleo Love. I will never forget you.


Posted by: Jody Roger Gideon - Newton, IA - Family   Feb 14, 2016

Some of the best memories of my childhood revolve around being with Cleo and Delbert. To my siblings and I, they were like another set of wise and loving grandparents. Cleo and Delbert brought so much love, joy and happiness into our lives, that it is difficult to describe. There were so many big and small acts of kindness that they did for us and many other people. I remember talking with Cleo in the kitchen many summer afternoons, and

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Posted by: Evan J. Starcevic - Johnston, IA - Friend   Feb 14, 2016

Love you Aunt Cleo, you will always remain in my heart. Your smile was so contagious!


Posted by: Laura Love Parris - Slidell, LA - Family   Feb 13, 2016

One of my husband Jack's favorite cousins. Also good friend, helpful in compiling family history. Blessed in reunion with Delbert & Billy.


Posted by: Sarah Hindman - Alblia, IA - Friend   Feb 13, 2016

I will miss all of the fun we had around the farm. Thanks for all of the memories. Cleo set the gold standard when it came to apple pies.


Posted by: Geoff Love - Evergreen, CO - Family   Feb 13, 2016

Thank you Aunt Cleo for all the great times I had on the farm. We I visited you we always had a lot of laughs and good food too! I will remember: rides in the countryside, mushrooming, gathering eggs, bringing up the cows, new little piggy's, kittens, puppy dogs, looking at antiques and it deserves another mention all the good cooking and great food. You are a big part of my "downhome memories". My daughter Sasha and I both remember

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Posted by: Sheryl Bedin - Lakewood, CO - Family   Feb 13, 2016

The memories are too numerous to count. From the laughter of good times to their support in the bad. How lucky my family and I were to be apart of Cleo and Delberts lives. With a heart as big as the farm where she lived it was easy to feel welcomed and loved. May God smile upon her as she returns to her family. Blessed are those who knew you and felt your love.


Posted by: Kim Starcevic - Albia, IA - Friend   Feb 13, 2016

I am so sorry to read of Cleo's passing. I use to do her hair a long time ago. We had a good time built a good relationship. Kept it through the years. She was a special lady. Thanks for sharing her with me. God bless you all in your memories. Peace and ,Blessings.Lois and Gene Behrens


Posted by: Lois Behrens - Albia - Friend   Feb 12, 2016

I have so many memories of time spent with Cleo on the farm. Whether it was helping collect eggs from the hen house, or being the baked goods taste tester; she was always so welcoming and kind. There were so many long talks helpful words of wisdom. However, the thing I'll remember the most is how loved I felt when I was there. Rest in peace, Cleo.


Posted by: Greg Starcevic - Des Moines, IA - Friend   Feb 12, 2016