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Eugene F. Forey 1924-2014

August 12, 2014
Emmetsburg News

WEST BEND -- Funeral service for Eugene (Gene)?Forey of West Bend was held Monday, Aug. 4, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in West Bend. The Rev. Thomas Hart officiated.

Interment was in the West Bend Cemetery, West Bend. The Harris Funeral Home of West Bend was in charge of arrangements.

Gene Forey, the son of Francis and Veronica (Miller) Forey was born Oct. 9, 1924 in Jackson, MN. The family moved to Iowa in 1927 where Gene was raised and educated, graduating from the Rodman High School in 1944.

In 1958, Gene was united in marriage with Agatha Fangman at St. John's Catholic Church in Bancroft. The couple spent their married lives farming in the West Bend and Rodman area, moving to town in West Bend in 1979.

Survivors include his wife Agatha, West Bend; sister,s Margaret Hartman of West Bend and Janice (John) Theis of Macomb, IL; a sister-in-law, Marjorie Forey of Spencer, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers Phillip, Morris, Jerome, Richard and Paul.

Gene was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He served on the West Bend Elevator Board and the Federal Land Bank. He enjoyed golfing, playing cards, and spending time with his neighbors and friends. Gene and Ag traveled extensively to various places including Mexico, Europe and Ireland and spent their winters in Arizona.

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