| January/February 1997

CLIFFORD H. FOEGEN, 85, of Arcadia, Wisconsin, died November 4, 1996, at Franciscan Skemp Healthcare/Arcadia.

He was born in Glencoe, Minnesota, October 26, 1911, to Phillip and Emelia Marking. He married Rosella Doelle on October 10, 1934. She died in 1968.

He later married Gladys Reglin Hannon May 26, 1973. Clifford farmed and was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and the Catholic Order of Foresters. He also served on the A-G Co-op Board.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys, of Arcadia; four sons, Glenn Foegen of Cochrane, Wisconsin, John Foegen of Winona, Dennis Foegen of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Cletus Foegen of Fountain City, Wisconsin; four daughters, LuAnn Galvan of Milwaukee, Jane Ann Foegen of Osseo, Wisconsin, Bernadette Einhorn, of Thorp, Wisconsin, and Barbara Shaffner of Owatonna, Minnesota; 22 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Antony Foegen of La Crescent, Minnesota, and Franklin Foegen of Arcadia; two half-brothers, Delbert Foegen of Arcadia, and Norbert Foegen of Fountain City; a stepbrother, Wilfred Rothering of Arcadia; stepchildren Dallas Hannon of Arcadia, Darlene Kujak of Bluff Siding, Wisconsin; five step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.

Submitted by Gladys Foegen, 822 Jefferson St., Arcadia, Wisconsin 54612. EUGENE M. 'GENE' SARDESON SR., 66, Sioux City, died unexpectedly October 4, 1996, at a Sioux City hospital.

Mr. Sardeson was born June 28, 1930, in Sioux City, the son of Merrill R. and Ruth M. Williams Sardeson.

He married Eileen M. Erlemeier June 10, 1950, in Dakota City. A lifelong Sioux City resident, he worked for Metz Baking Company for 19 years; Sioux Transportation Company for five years and All American Freight for ten years, retiring in 1987.

Mr. Sardeson was an Episcopalian. He was a member of the Pioneer Machinery Club and a retired member of the Teamsters Union Local 554. He enjoyed camping, antique tractor shows and outdoor activities. His article entitled 'Where Are The Shaws?' was published in GEM, April 1986 issue.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Gene Jr., and his wife Marsha of Sioux City; a daughter, Eileen Snyder, and her husband Patrick of Fort Smith, Arkansas; a brother, Thomas Sardeson, of South Sioux City; a sister, Alyce Tubbs, of Sioux City, and four grandchildren, Stacie Sardeson and Patrick, Nicole and Randy Snyder.

He was preceded in death by his parents a brother Howard and two sisters, Ruth and Eleanor.

A memorial has been established in his name with the Westside Little League.

Submitted by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bonnema, 15991 Highway 60, LeMars, Iowa 51031-8759, and also by Mrs. Eugene Sardeson, 2612 Villa Ave., Sioux City, Iowa 51103-2673.


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