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“I had a great love and admiration for Estel. He was the best. John Bruening ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: John Bruening - Sioux city, IA

“Prayers for you all at this difficult time. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Kathy` Bever - Boone, IA - Family

“So sorry for your loss, your family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Ross Mcdonough - Boone, IA

“With heavy heart the passing of my brother in-law, Love to LaVerda and Family.Love your Sister Diane and Brother in-law Bob ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Diane Kempf - Omaha, NE - Family

“My most sincere condolences to Jeff and the rest of the family on the loss of their father. I never met him but was a friend of Jeff's in high school...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Debbie Majewski (Wood) - AZ

“So sorry to hear of Estel passing. He truly was one of a kind! Always had a smile for you. And a few stories! Now he will be able to tell all the...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Mala Foust - Princeton, MN

“So sorry to hear about Estel*s passing. Jeff, Randy, and Marty, you and all of your families have our sympathy and prayers at this difficult time. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jon &Janice Grove - Ames, IA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I remember as a kid going to Estel and LaVerda's home in Ogden with my parents Dick and Edith Wheeler. A...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Wheeler Bolon - Boone, IA

“So sorry to hear! My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Denise Van Pelt - Ogden, IA

“Our sincere condolences to the entire family. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Kenny & Marge Bollenbaugh - Boone, IA

Estel Prouty, 89, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the Boone County Hospital.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Community United Methodist Church in Ogden. Pastor Curt Fincham will officiate. Burial will be in the Beaver Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Ogden. For online obituaries and condolences visit:

Estel LeRoy Prouty was born on March 26, 1928, in New Rockford, North Dakota, the son of Walter and Doris (Wheeler) Prouty. In 1946, he graduated from the Washington Township High School located south of Perry

Estel was married to Harriet Little and they later divorced.

On December 29, 1956, Estel was united in marriage to LaVerda Mae Russell in Maryville, Missouri.

Following his education, Estel farmed in the Perry/Woodward area and in the evenings worked at John Deere in Ankeny. In December of 1964, Estel and LaVerda moved to Beaver where he worked as an over the road truck driver. After retiring Estel worked at Ag-Serv in Ogden and later helped Jeff build Honey Creek Golf Course in Boone. He was a member of the Ogden Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, LaVerda of Ogden, Iowa; three sons, Jeff (Patty) Prouty of Boone, Iowa, Randy (Pam) Prouty of Boone, Iowa, and Marty (Linda) Prouty of Fraser, Iowa;
10 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; one sister, Ellen Nelson of Pensacola, Florida; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Margaret Malone, and one brother, Ervin Prouty.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.