A. ALVIN VAUGHN
A. Alvin Vaughn, 72, Rolfe, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 1995, at Pocahontas Community Hospital following a sudden illness.
Services were 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Shared Ministry of Rolfe, with the Rev. Albert Best officiating. Vaughn's body will be cremated and committal services will be at a later date.
Survivors include his wife, June; sons, Edward, Gladstone, MO, Dennis, North Oaks, MN, Neal, Rolfe, and Eric, Ames; six grandchildren; and sisters, Marjory Hertz, Nevada, Louise Oleson, Graettinger, and Doris Sawin, Northwood. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Arthur "Al" Vaughn was born March 26, 1923, near Rolfe. He was educated at Rolfe and graduated from Des Moines Township School in 1940. From 1943 to 1946, he served in the United States Marine Air Corp. in the South Pacific. He married June Shelgren in 1946 at Rolfe. The couple farmed near Rolfe. He also attended three years of vocational agricultural training. In 1964, he worked at the Farm Service Company at Rolfe and retired in 1984.
He was a lifetime member of the Rolfe Presbyterian Church. He belonged to the American Legion in Rolfe. He served on the Des Moines Township School Board, and he was also president of the Rolfe Chamber of Commerce.