Jack Lee Farver, age 87 of Winterset, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday, Dec. 4) at Monroe United Methodist Church. Memorials may be directed to the Monroe United Methodist Church or the Silent City Cemetery Association.
The son of Arnold and Irene (Price) Farver, Jack was born on Jan. 22, 1932, in Colfax, Iowa. He graduated from Monroe High School in 1950. Jack served in the United States Army during the Korean War. On Sept. 11, 1951, he was united in marriage to Shirley Thomasson in Iowa City. Jack worked for the D.O.T. retiring in 1996. He was a former member of the Monroe United Methodist Church, the Monroe American Legion and the Winterset American Legion, and the Lions Club. He enjoyed golfing, playing poker, hunting but most of all spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Shirley; two sons, Kevin (Dena) Farver and Kent Farver; four grandchildren, Austen Farver, Nolan Farver, Kade Farver and Kasi Farver;his siblings, Joann (Keith) Datwyler, Merlin (Marilyn) Farver, and Roger (Deb) Farver as well as several nieces and nephews. Preceding Jack in death were his parents, in-laws; an infant son, Jon Charles; and two brothers, Lyle Farver and Robert Farver.
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