Verle B. Butt, 90, of Hampton, Iowa, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020, at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City. He was born May 7, 1930, in Robertson, Iowa, to Carl and Irene (Buckalew) Butt.
He graduated from Hampton Community Schools. Verle was united in marriage to Karen Cuffel on June 8, 1958. She preceded him in death February of 1975. He was then united in marriage to Betty (Lewis) Stanton on August 6, 1977. Verle served his country in the United States Army and was stationed in Korea for the majority of that time. He was employed at Farmer's Coop and then at Chamberlain Trailers, but Verle was very proud to be a farmer; farming land by Hansell. He was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ in Hampton. In younger years, Verle enjoyed fishing and hunting. He loved working on small engines and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.
Verle is survived by his wife Betty Butt of Hampton; daughter Lanette Butt of Des Moines and son Raymond (Rhoda Negron) Butt of Evans Mills, New York; step-children Dennis (Sherry) Stanton of Des Moines, Dale (Shelley) Stanton of Amarillo, Texas, Teri Cywinski of Hampton, Alan (Eadie) Stanton of Iowa Falls and Barbara Barghahn of La Crescent, Minnesota; 14 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews and extended relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Karen, son Ricky Butt, daughter Cynthia White, grandchildren Kevin and Cory, great granddaughter Kaylee, brothers Denny, Robert and Larry, twin brother Merle, infant brother James and sisters Dolores and Deanna.
Memorials may be directed to the Hampton Church of Christ Building Fund.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 31, 2020, at the Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home in Hampton. A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home in Hampton. Family is requesting those in attendance to please wear a face covering. Burial will take place in the Harlan Cemetery in rural Dumont.
"So sorry to hear of Verle's passing. I have great memories of Verle and Betty as great neighbors and friends to my parents and a real comfort when they passed. I always looked forward to their visits when I was there and sharing a cup of coffe or two at Hardy's. I will miss one of my favorite Cubby buddies. "
"To Verle's family,
We are so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in the hope of Jesus and Verle placing his faith in Him. He was such a kind man.
The Terrills- Lantz, Amy, Abby, Katie, Josh and Amanda "
"He was god fearing men he walk in his faith. He was very very hard woker. I ging to miss very very much. And there family is all in heaven. Waiting us to join them in the air what are going. To do with Jesus verle show us walk by faith. Fern. Graves. He was second father to me. Because. I would spend so much time there at his house. On weekends. And sometimes the summer s there to"
"So sorry for your loss. There are so many good memories could be shared. All the time we spent in youth groups, parties at each others homes. The bonds that were made. In my case Cindy baeing my sister in law. So the family thing we did as family. The many years he made sure church walks and step were cleared of snow and ice. He will be missed. Again my condolences may God give comfort abd peace theough this difficult time "
"So sorry to hear of Verle's passing! My thoughts and prayers are with each of you."
"Betty, Lynette and family - so very sorry to hear of Verles passing. May God comfort you during this time. "
"I still remember being at Grandma Irene's and watching Uncle Verle and Aunt Karen walking from town out to the farm. He was a very sensitive soul that had great love and great loss in his life. Condolences to Betty and Lanette and Raymond on this loss. He's with God and family at peace now from this crazy world. Blessings to you ~ Margie and Jim Shoop "
"Rest in peace. It was an honor to know you. God bless your family."