Arleta Barkhoff

Arleta M. Barkhoff, age 97, of Logan, Iowa passed away Friday, January 1, 2016 at the Westmont Care Center in Logan, Iowa. Arleta was born March 9, 1918 in Hayes Center, Nebraska to Cornelius and Marie (Durham) Johnson. She was raised in Imperial, Nebraska with her two brothers, Bleyn (Bud) Johnson and Cornelius (Jr.) Johnson, two sisters, Julia Evelyn and Leola Fern. She graduated from Chase County High School in 1936. On April 2, 1936 she married Lester Raymond Hill. To this union two sons were born Raymond Lloyd and Gerold Lee. She became divorced from Lester in 1940 and worked in Imperial to support her two sons. On December 31st, 1942 she married Arthur George Yost. To this union three sons were born, LeRoy Duane, Darrell Lynn (died at birth) and Eldon Ray. Arthur and Arleta lived and worked in Imperial where Arthur passed away in 1959. Arleta continued to raise her boys in Imperial until she moved to Logan, Iowa in 1961 with her two younger sons. The two older boys were serving in the Armed Forces. On July 1st, 1961 she married Cyril Barkhoff, who had one son Donald also serving in the Armed Forces. Cyril and Arleta owned and operated a farm near Logan until their retirement in 1982. They moved to town where Arleta still lived. Arleta was a member of the United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women Club where she donated time whenever needed. Arleta was preceded in death by her parents, husbands Arthur Yost and Cyril Barkhoff, son, Gerald Lee Hill, step-son Donald Barkhoff, sisters, Evelyn and Leola, brothers, Bud and Junior, two grandsons. Survivors include her sons, Duane Yost, Lloyd Hill and wife Darlene, Eldon Yost and wife Diane, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Visitation with the family will be held from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Monday at the Logan Memorial Chapel in Logan, Iowa. The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at the church following the committal service at the cemetery. In Loving Memory Of Arleta M. Barkhoff Born March 9, 1918 Hayes Center, Nebraska Entered Into Rest January 1, 2016 Logan, Iowa Funeral Services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 5, 2016 United Methodist Church Logan, Iowa Officiating Pastor Patti Ford Organist Vicki Koenig Vocalist David Dickinson Music Selections “On Eagles Wings” “The Old Rugged Cross” “Amazing Grace” Casket Bearers Mark Hill Jeremy C. Yost Justin R. Yost Jason Yost Jeremy D. Yost Austin Yost Justin D. Yost Final Resting Place Bethel Cemetery Logan, Iowa

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