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Posted: Monday, February 28, 2011 12:00 am

Feb. 23, 1947 – Feb. 25, 2001

AINSWORTH – John “Jack” Alan Sturm, 64, of Ainsworth died Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, in University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.

He was born on Feb. 23, 1947, in Spring Valley, Ill., the son of Floyd and Hazel Moats Sturm.

He was united in marriage to Brenda Morrison on Nov. 11, 1966, in Kahoka, Mo. He was a loving husband to Brenda for 44 years. She survives.

Additional survivors include: two daughters, Teri Bunnell and her husband, Andrew, of Farmington and Angie Lasek and her husband, Dallus, of Ainsworth, 13 grandchildren, Robert Sturm, Colten Sturm, Erica Sturm, Lakin Sturm, Jackilynn Bunnell, Andrew Bunnell Jr, Michael Bunnell, Noah Bunnell, Cory Bunnell, Elijah Bunnell, Trenton Lasek, Trey Lasek and Zackary Lasek; five great-grandchildren; 11 brothers and sisters, Janet Lively, Floyd “Skeet” Sturm and his wife, Kay, Jane Porter, Joyce Gates and her husband, Nelson, Larry Sturm, June Roberts, Terry Sturm, Jeanne Rule, Bob Sturm and his wife, Cindy, Alan Sturm and Rick Sturm and his wife, Tina; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Tony and Eric Sturm; a grandson, Trevor Lasek; and a brother, Bill Sturm.

Jack worked at Keokuk Diecast as a set up operator for 11 years and at Sheller Globe for six years.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, attending flea markets and mushroom hunting.

He loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Vigen Memorial Home, Kahoka, with the Rev. Larry Wallingford officiating.

Burial will be in the Kahoka Cemetery.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, with family meeting friends at that time.

Memorials may be made in memory of John “Jack” Alan Sturm.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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