John Edward Still, one of 14 children, was born in Creston, Iowa, September 19, 1940. John passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Creston Specialty Care, Creston, Iowa, at the age of seventy-seven years.
John was the son of Charlie Edward and Doris Lavon (Keeler) Still. He was a graduate of Arispe High School, Aripse, Iowa. John served his country by joining the Army on May 22, 1963. He was stationed in Germany for one month, four days, where he was a marksman and a cook. He was honorably discharged on October 26, 1965. He was married to Linda Mickey, Karen Gaunt, and Carol Pierce. He worked on his father-in-law’s farm and then worked as the head of the laundry department at the Creston Hospital. He also worked in the paint shop for a time at a cabinet factory in Des Moines, until his retirement. John had lived in Des Moines, and Kent, Iowa, prior to moving to Winterset in 2006. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Left to cherish John’s memory are his daughters: Wannita Olson, Corning, Iowa; Edith Davis, Creston, Iowa; Shirley (Jerry) Davis, Prescott, Iowa; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; brothers: Les and Gary; sisters: Rita, Rhonda, Roda, Doris, and Linda; a very special friend and companion for ten years, Lucille Meisenheimer; many other relatives and friends.
Preceding John in death were his parents; twin sister at birth; brothers: Bill, Lee, David, Rickie; sister: Connie; great-granddaughter: Brailee Lou Armstrong.