Bernard Walter FOX1

#21627, b. 16 November 1922, d. 9 February 2011
Last Edited=29 Aug 2020
Bernard "Ben" Walter Fox
(1922-2011)
     Bernard Walter FOX was born on 16 November 1922 in Buchanan County, Iowa, USA. His parents were Frank L. FOX, and Theresa FREDERICH.2,3,4
Bernard married Marlyn Marie MOULDS, daughter of Joseph MOULDS and Edna May CUMMINGS, on 3 September 1944 in Lutheran Church, Fairbank, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA. They had no known children.1,3,5
Bernard and his wife Marlyn, were in a photograph taken in 1994.1
Prior to their deaths, Bernard and Marlyn lived at 85035, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA.4,6
Bernard died on 9 February 2011 in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, at the age of 88.2,7 He was buried in Sunland Memorial Park, Sun City, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA.8
His wife, Marlyn, died on 17 April 2011 in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, at the age of 85.9,10,6

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Moulds Family Tree by Nyssa Moulds
    https://www.ancestry.co.uk/family-tree/person/tree/….
  2. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Moulds Family Tree by Nyssa Moulds
    https://www.ancestry.co.uk/family-tree/person/tree/….
  3. [S5001] Website Ancestry: Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1945
    Name:      Bernard Walter Fox
    Gender:      Male
    Race:      White
    Age:      22
    Birth Date:      abt 1922
    Birth Place:      Buchanan County, Iowa
    Marriage Date:      3 Sep 1944
    Marriage Place:      Fairbank, Iowa, USA
    Number of Marriage:      First
    Certificate Number:      1079
    Father:      Frank L Fox
    Mother:      Thresa Frederich
    Spouse:      Marlyn Marie Moulds.
  4. [S5001] Website Ancestry: U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Name:      Bernard W. Fox
    Social Security Number:      484-28-6331
    Birth Date:      16 Nov 1922
    Issue Year:      Before 1951
    Issue State:      Iowa
    Last Residence:      85035, Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona
    Death Date:      9 Feb 2011.
  5. [S5001] Website Ancestry: Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1945
    Name:      Marlyn Marie Moulds
    Gender:      Female
    Race:      White
    Age:      19
    Birth Date:      abt 1925
    Birth Place:      Dunkerton, Iowa
    Marriage Date:      3 Sep 1944
    Marriage Place:      Fairbank, Iowa, USA
    Number of Marriage:      First
    Certificate Number:      1079
    Father:      Joe Moulds
    Mother:      Edna Cummings
    Spouse:      Bernard Walter Fox.
  6. [S5001] Website Ancestry: U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Name:      Marlyn Marie Fox
    Social Security Number:      483-24-2799
    Birth Date:      1 Dec 1925
    Issue Year:      Before 1951
    Issue State:      Iowa
    Last Residence:      85035, Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona
    Death Date:      17 Apr 2011.
  7. [S3336] Website Find A Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/106624006/…
    Bernard W. Fox
    Birth      16 Nov 1922
    Death      9 Feb 2011 (aged 88)
    Burial      
    Sunland Memorial Park
    Sun City, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
    Memorial ID      106624006.
  8. [S3336] Website Find A Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/106624006/…
    Bernard W. Fox
    Birth      16 Nov 1922
    Death      9 Feb 2011 (aged 88)
    Burial      Sunland Memorial Park, Sun City, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
    Memorial ID      106624006.
  9. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Moulds Family Tree by Nyssa Moulds
    https://www.ancestry.co.uk/family-tree/person/tree/….
  10. [S3336] Website Find A Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/106624000/marlyn-m_-fox
    Marlyn M. Fox
    Birth      1 Dec 1925
    Death      17 Apr 2011 (aged 85)
    Burial      Sunland Memorial Park, Sun City, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
    Memorial ID      106624000.

Lester Wilbur VENZ1

#21628, b. 12 February 1923, d. 16 January 1992
Last Edited=31 Aug 2020
     Lester Wilbur VENZ was born on 12 February 1923 in Chickasaw County, Iowa, USA. He was the son of Wilbur A. VENZ and Edna F. VENZ née REGEL.2,3
His wedding annoucement was reported in The Courier, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA, on 15 June 1947.4 It read:
To Be Wed
MISS DONA MOULDS Fairbank, Ia.
The marriage of Miss Donna Mae Moulds, 320 Vine street, Waterloo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Moulds of Fairbank, to Lester Venz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Venz of Charles City, will take place in the Little Brown church in Nashua, June 22 at 2 p. m.
The bride was formerly employed in Waterloo by the Rath Packing Co. and is now employed at the Black Hawk County Abstract Co. there.
The groom served In the army as aide to a doctor on a hospital ship during World war II, and is now employed by Construction Machinery Co., Waterloo.4

Lester married Dona Mae MOULDS, daughter of Joseph MOULDS and Edna May CUMMINGS, on 22 June 1947 in Little Brown Church, Nashua, Chickasaw County, Iowa, USA.1
Their marriage was reported in The Courier, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA, on 24 June 1947.5 It read:
Miss Dona Mae Moulds Bride at Nashua Church
An announcement has been received here of the marriage of Miss Dona Mae Moulds, 320 Vine street, to Lester Venz of Bassett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Venz of Charles City.
The bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Moulds of Fairbank, was wed in a double ring service Sunday afternoon in the Little Brown church at Nashua with Rev. F. L. Hanscom officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Adams of Charles City, brother-in-law and sister of the groom, were the attendants.
After a week's wedding trip, the couple will be at home at 320 Vine street. The bride is employed by the Black Hawk County Abstract Co., and the groom is a Construction Machinery Co. employee.5

Lester died on 16 January 1992 in Allen Memorial Hospital, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA, at the age of 68.6
His obituary was detailed in the The Courier, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA, on 19 January 1992.6 It read:
FAIRBANK -- Lester W. Venz, 68, of Fairbank, died Thursday, Jan. 16, at Allen Memorial Hospital, Waterloo, following a lengthy illness; survivors include his wife, Dona; two sons, Steven of Shawnee, Okla. and Jack of Austin, Texas; a daughter, Lesona Rogers of Jesup; six grandchildren; and a sister, Doris Adams of Ionia; he was preceded in death by a brother, Virgil "Buck"; he worked for Construction Machinery Co. in Waterloo for 31 years and farmed; services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, Jesup, with military graveside rites in Fairview Cemetery, Dunkerton; friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. today and an hour before services at the church; Parker Funeral Chapel, Jesup, is in charge of arrangements; memorials may be directed to the family. -mm- -J Lester Venz.6

He was buried, with military graveside rites, on 20 January 1992 in Fairview-Lester Cemetery, Dunkerton, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA.6,7
His wife, Dona, died on 30 September 2014 at the Buchanan County Health Center, Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA, at the age of 87.8,1
Lester, and his wife Dona, are buried together in Fairview-Lester Cemetery, Dunkerton, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA.9

Children of Lester Wilbur VENZ and Dona Mae MOULDS

Sources of Information:

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    The Courier Waterloo, Iowa Friday, October 3, 2014 - Page 12.
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    The Courier (Waterloo, Iowa), 24 Jun 1947, Tuesday - Page 6.
  4. [S5013] Website Ancestry Newspapers & Publications https://www.newspapers.com/image/359395827
    The Courier (Waterloo, Iowa), 15 Jun 1947, Sun - Page 21.
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    The Courier (Waterloo, Iowa), 24 Jun 1947, Tuesday - Page 6.
  6. [S5013] Website Ancestry Newspapers & Publications https://www.newspapers.com/image/359349385
    The Courier (Waterloo, Iowa), 19 Jan 1992, Sun - Page 12.
  7. [S3336] Website Find A Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/136823068/…
    PVT Lester Wilbur Venz
    Birth      2 Dec 1923
    Iowa, USA
    Death      16 Jan 1992 (aged 68)
    Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
    Burial      
    Fairview-Lester Cemetery
    Dunkerton, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
    Memorial ID      136823068.
  8. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Moulds Family Tree by Nyssa Moulds
    https://www.ancestry.co.uk/family-tree/person/tree/….
  9. [S3336] Website Find A Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/136725544/dona-mae-venz
    Dona Mae Moulds Venz
    Birth      30 May 1927
    Dunkerton, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
    Death      30 Sep 2014 (aged 87)
    Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA
    Burial Fairview-Lester Cemetery
    Dunkerton, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
    Memorial ID      136725544.

Jack D. VENZ1

#21631, b. 5 March 1956, d. 18 April 2012
Last Edited=31 Aug 2020
     Jack D. VENZ was born on 5 March 1956 in Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA.1,2 He was the son of Lester Wilbur VENZ and Dona Mae MOULDS.1
He was mentioned in his father's obituary in The Courier, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA, on 19 January 1992.3
Jack died on 18 April 2012 in University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, USA, at the age of 56.4,2
His obituary was detailed in The Courier, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA, on 20 April 2012.4 It read:
Jack D. Venz (1956-2012)
FAIRBANK -- Jack D. Venz, 56, of Fairbank, died Wednesday, April 18, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, after a short illness.
He was born March 5, 1956, in Waterloo, son of Lester Wilbur and Dona Mae Moulds Venz. He married Theresa Ann Allard on Sept. 7, 1985, in Dearborn, Mich.
Mr. Venz graduated from Wapsie Valley High School, Fairbank, then attended heavy equipment operator training in Indiana. He later attended the University of Texas, Austin, receiving an associate degree in computer technology. After moving to Iowa in 1994 he went to work at Omega Cabinets, Waterloo, as a maintenance technician.
Survived by: his wife; a son, Lester of Fairbank; a daughter, Kaylea Venz (Chris Serfling) of Waterloo; his mother, Dona Venz (Charles Miller) of Fairbank; a brother, Steven (Jerry Lea) of Turtle, Okla; and a sister, Lesona (John) Walker of Hazleton.
Preceded in death by: his father.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at White Funeral Home, Jesup, with burial in Fairview Cemetery, Dunkerton. Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, where there will be a 7 p.m. vigil service.
Memorials: may be directed to the family. Condolences may be left at www.White-MtHope.com.4
His funeral service was held at White Funeral Home, Jesup, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA, on 21 April 2012.4 He was buried on 21 April 2012 in Fairview-Lester Cemetery, Dunkerton, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA.4

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5013] Website Ancestry Newspapers & Publications https://www.newspapers.com/image/428780663
    The Courier Waterloo, Iowa Friday, October 3, 2014 - Page 12.
  2. [S5001] Website Ancestry: U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current
    Name:      Jack D . Venz
    Gender:      Male
    Death Age:      56
    Birth Date:      5 Mar 1956
    Birth Place:      Waterloo
    Marriage Date:      7 Sep 1985
    Marriage Place:      Dearborn, Mich.
    Residence Place:      Fairbank, Iowa, FAIRBANK
    Death Date:      18 Apr
    Death Place:      Clinics, Iowa City
    Burial Place:      Dunkerton
    Father:      Charles Miller
    Mother:      Dona Venz
    Parents:      Lester Wilbur Venz; Dona Mae Moulds Venz
    Spouse:      Theresa Ann Allard
    Child:      Lester, Kaylea Venz
    Siblings:      Steven, Lesona Walker.
  3. [S5013] Website Ancestry Newspapers & Publications https://www.newspapers.com/image/359349385
    The Courier (Waterloo, Iowa), 19 Jan 1992, Sun - Page 12.
  4. [S5013] Website Ancestry Newspapers & Publications https://www.newspapers.com/image/381358149/
    The Courier (Waterloo, Iowa), 20 April 2012, Friday - Page 12.