September 5, 1935 - October 9, 2016
Bertil Eugene “Bert” Twedt was born September 5, 1935 to Bennie Twedt and Olga Quarnstrom in Hudson, South Dakota. Bert passed away October 9, 2016 at the Madrid Home in Madrid, Iowa peacefully surrounded by his family. Bert attended school in Shipley until the 8th grade, then graduated from Huxley High School in 1953. Bert served in the National Guard for 8 years before his honorable discharge. He worked for 25 years at the Alleman Coop as well as janitor for the Salem Church in Alleman and the Sunny View Care Center, he drove the North Polk School Bus and enjoyed delivering the Sunday paper with his son, Kevin. In 1953 Bert was united in marriage to the love of his life, Patricia “Patty” Alleman at the Fjeldberg Lutheran Church in Huxley, Iowa. To this beautiful union two daughters and a son were born. Bert enjoyed cars, trucks, caring for and riding horses. He spent many hours mowing and farming on his John Deere tractors. He loved spending time with his family, friends and his cousins. Bert went out of his way to give grandchildren and great granddaughters his very own special time and attention. Bertil is survived by his, daughters: LuAnn (Alan) Erickson and Linda (Lee) Ballard. He is also survived by his granddaughters, Leah (Matt) Erickson-Batesky, Lissah (Matt) Beglinger and Bailee Ballard; his grandson, Brandon Ballard; his great granddaughters, Lelah, Linden and Layne Beglinger; as well as many treasured friends. Bert is preceded in death by his parents, Bennie and Olga, his brother, Bob Twedt; son, Kevin Lee Twedt; and his lovely wife of 59 years, Patricia “Patsy” Alleman Twedt. A Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 am, Thursday, November 3, 2016 at the Salem United Church of Christ, in Alleman. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 5pm - 7 pm at the church in Alleman, Iowa. On behalf of Bert’s lack of love for flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to the Salem United Church of Christ in Alleman, to the Madrid Home in Madrid, Iowa or when you drive by the Twedt Farm honk in loving memory of Bert.
Bertil Eugene “Bert” Twedt was born September 5, 1935 to Bennie Twedt and Olga Quarnstrom in Hudson, South Dakota. Bert passed away October 9, 2016 at the Madrid Home in Madrid, Iowa peacefully surrounded by his family. Bert... View Obituary & Service Information
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