Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

Obituaries

July 12, 2013

Harrison Hesseltine

Harrison Henry Hesseltine, age 93, of Knoxville, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Parkview Manor of Wellman after failing in health for the past four months.

Celebration of life services were held Tuesday, July 9, at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home in Washington with Chaplain Bob Spilger officiating. Interment with military honors conducted by Washington American Legion Post 29 took place at the Sandy Hook Cemetery in rural Brighton, Iowa. Memorials have been established for Hospice of Washington County. Online condolences may be sent for Harrison’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.

Harrison was born March 12, 1920, in Brighton, the son of Daniel King and Mabel Opal (Lowe) Hesseltine. He attended Indian Creek Country School in Washington County. He served in the United States Army during World War II with the Headquarter Company Batallion in the 320th Infantry. He was awarded five Bronze Stars and the Good Conduct Medal. Harrison had been a resident of Knoxville since 1962 and had lived in Wellman for the past six weeks.

Harrison was employed as a nursing assistant at the Veterans’ Hospital in Knoxville for 20 years, retiring in 1980. Following his retirement he worked at the Ford Dealership in Knoxville. He had previously worked at Brighton Schools and Iowa Mental Health in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. He had also worked at Borkoski Trucking in Brighton, and at the Ordinance Plant in West Burlington, Iowa.

Harrison liked trains, especially steam locomotives. He enjoyed attending Old Threshers in Mt. Pleasant. He loved to travel, and he had visited the 48 states in the continental United States. He had an interest in Ford Cars and a vast knowledge of Ford Motors. Harrison was a member of the Masonic Lodge.

Harrison is survived his sister, Roseanne Simmering and husband John of Washington, Iowa; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Daniel King Hesseltine, and four sisters: Charlene “Peg” Simmering, Helen “Tom” Hesseltine, Margaret Hesseltine, and Vera DeWolf.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • McClatchey obit pic Robert McClatchey Robert James McClatchey, age 80 of Knoxville, passed away Saturday morning, July 5, 2014, at the Knoxville Hospital.Robert was born at home on May 10, 1934, in Mapleton, Iowa, the son of Christy William and Mary (Carroll) McClatchey. He was raised in

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Moore obit pic Raymond D. Moore Raymond D. Moore, 92, died at The Village in Indianola on July 6, 2014. His body has been donated to science. A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Indianola on Saturday, Aug. 2.Raymond was born June 4, 1922,

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Erna Crane Erna Crane, age 89, of Bussey passed away Sunday morning, July 6, 2014, at the Pella Hospice Comfort House.Erna was born Feb. 1, 1925, in Rodenbach, Germany, the daughter of Albert and Louise (Riese) Simosky. Erna was raised and attended school in Ge

    July 11, 2014

  • Death Notice-Erna Crane

    July 8, 2014

  • Death Notice-Ila Heidenwith

    July 8, 2014

  • Death Notice-Raymond D. Moore

    July 7, 2014

  • Death Notice-Robert McClatchey

    July 7, 2014

  • Frank J. Wadle

    July 3, 2014

  • Death Notice-Arthur Thomas

    June 30, 2014

  • Jones obit pic Teddy Mac (Ted) Jones Ted was the beloved husband of Judy: father to Jeff (Cindy), Jennifer (Daniel), Linda (Dave) and Shane (Kristin); grandfather to Alicia, Johanna, Anna Sophia and Kyle; and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Ted was born in Knoxville, and relocated to

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

Features
AP Video
Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Russell Simmons, LL Cool J Visit Youth at Jail Raw: Obama Gets Hug From Special Olympian US, UN Announce Deal on Gaza Cease-Fire Despite Moratorium, Detroit Water Worries Remain Faith Leaders Arrested at DC Deportation Protest Family Dispute Cripples Northeast Grocery Chain CDC Warns Travelers Amid Ebola Outbreak US Stocks Plunge, Wiping Out July's Gains Demoted Worker Shoots CEO, Kills Self Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit Raw: 2 Hurt in NY Trench Collapse House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot
Facebook
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Upon completion and reopening of Third Street, should the City of Knoxville wait to start the next stage of the Streetscape and Infrastructure project until 2015?

Yes
No
     View Results