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“I was sorry to hear of Verle's passing. I was her Medicare agent and I really enjoyed visiting with Verle, We had several visits and she was a very...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Chris Iverson - Ankeny, IA

“I lived in Pilot when I was young and Verle worked at the post office. I stopped in often to see if there was any mail for me,(as if a 5 yr old would...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Linda Molle - Boone, IA

“My parents were good friend with Verle and family. I can remember going to the farm and playing with Cheryl. I have a lot of memories of your...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Vickie Angell - Mesa, AZ - Friend

“I knew Verle since I was very young through the Pilot Mound Methodist church. She was a wonderful lady, were losing that generation that made Pilot...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy Ahrens - Ogden, IA

“So very sorry for your loss. I worked at Heinrich Envelope with Darrell and Verle was always with him at the office. I also helped her paint in the...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Donna Heslop - Pilot Mound`, IA

“Sending our thoughts and prayers to you all for your loss of a special lady. Remember all the good times from over the years. God Bless. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Verla Morgan - Boone, IA - Friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with you in this trying times to the family. Verle was a very neat lady loved to talk to her. You were very lucky to have...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Becci Mayse - Pilot Mound, IA


Verle Ione (Lind) Johnson left this world on October 5, 2016 to rejoin her husband of 56 years, Darrel Johnson, her infant son and her daughter, Linda Cheryl (Sebring) Hunter.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 8, 2016, at the Pilot Mound United Methodist Church. Rev. Beth Morgan will officiate. Burial will be in Bethel Owen Cemetery rural Pilot Mound. Visitation will be Friday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Ogden. For online obituaries and condolences please visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

Verle was born on May 27, 1925 the daughter of Mauritz and Emma (Johnson) Lind at Pilot Mound, Iowa. She lived in Pilot Mound all of her life except 5 years after she and Darrel were married in 1948. They lived on the family farm north of Pilot Mound. In 1953 they moved back into Pilot Mound.

Verle graduated from the Pilot Mound High School in 1942. She was baptized in the Methodist Church as an infant and supported this church all through the years in many capacities.

Verle was always community minded, working and supporting public projects such as PTA, 4-H leader, Pilot Mound Home Coming Picnic, P.M. Club's support of the old Community Hall, Moundview Senior Citizen's housing and the Fez-B Club. She was a 50 year member of Magi Chapter O.E.S. in Boone and the Ladies Shrine Hospital Auxiliary.

Her working years were spent working in the grocery store in Pilot Mound, Fareway Stores in Boone and the US Post Office. She also worked alongside her husband in his business as his secretary.

She enjoyed traveling, cooking and spending time with her grandchildren. She leaves to cherish her memory her granddaughters, Melody (Mike) Duncan of Boone, and Tamara (Jeff) Lucas of Luling, Texas. Her great grandchildren, Jessica (Kevin) Hicks of Pilot Mound, Josh (Rachel) Duncan of Boone, Lyndsey and Nathan Lucas of Luling, Texas, and Meredith (Brandon) Gay of Alabama. Her great, great grandchildren, Brylie and Addyson Hicks, Emma Duncan, and Alexa and Lucas Gay. Also surviving is her sister, Roberta Meinecke of Jefferson and a brother-in-law, Clayton Miller of Dayton, and many nieces, nephews and friends, as well as her son-in-law, Karl Hunter.

She was preceded by her husband, her daughter, Cheryl Hunter, infant son, her son-in-law, David Sebring, her brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Helen Lind, brother-in-law, George Meinecke, sister-in-law, Janice Miller.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.