June 15, 1927 - November 8, 2011
John Pergande, 84, Purdin, passed away on November 08, 2011 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Friday November 11, 2011 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Sue Lambert officiating. Burial with Military Honors provided by Green Hill's Post #57 will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will start at 1:00 pm Thursday November 10, 2011 at the funeral home with family receiving friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Memorials have been suggested to the Linneus United Methodist Church and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. John Albert was born on June 15, 1927 at LuVerne, Iowa, son of Carl Earnest and Catherine Hinkel Pergande. On January 24, 1948 he married Dorothy Jean Brown at Fort Dodge, Iowa. John was a farmer at LuVerne from 1947 - 1973 when he moved to Linneus where the family bought the Sullivan farm. There the family farmed till 1997 when they retired to a home in Purdin. He is survived by his wife Dorothy of the home; two sons, Michael and wife Pamela Pergande, Vincent, Iowa and Roger Lee Pergande, Purdin; one daughter, Diane Kaye and husband Kenneth Potter, Paris; six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; one sister, Kathryn and husband Eugene Casey, LuVerne; two brothers, Elmer and wife Helen Pergande, Lebanon and Herman and wife Jane Pergande, Humbolt, Iowa; fifteen nieces, nephews and many friends. John is preceded in death by his parents, one son, Ronald Douglas Pergande; two brothers, Ernest and Lewis Pergande; one sister, Helen McClellan and one niece, Vivian Kitley.
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