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Alida "Jo" Josephine Tuttle

August 26, 1920 - October 2, 2017
From: Spencer, IA
Alida "Jo" Josephine Tuttle

Alida "Jo" Josephine Tuttle

Born: August 26, 1920
Died: October 2, 2017
Age: 97

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Alida “Jo” Josephine Tuttle, the daughter of Ray Porter Black and Mable (Cross) Black, was born August 26, 1920, in Webb, Iowa.  Her childhood years were spent in Spencer where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1938.  She lived in Clay County her entire life. 

     Jo married Harry Tuttle on March 2, 1938, in Papillion, NE.  After their marriage, she worked at F.W. Woolworth Co. for 20 years, and later the Hallmark Crown Shop in Spencer for 15 years.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Spencer.  In her spare time, she enjoyed doing craft work and volunteering her time to different organizations.  Jo was a proud member of the VFW in Spencer for 70 plus years.

     Jo passed away at the Spencer Hospital on Monday, October 2, 2017, at the age of 97. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harry in 1979; one son, Dean Tuttle; two sisters: Vera Frad and Hazel Walker; and two brothers: Ray, Jr. and William Black.

     Left to cherish her memory are her son, Gerry and his wife, Patricia Tuttle of Okoboji, IA; one daughter, Janet Allen of Spencer, IA; two brothers: Robert Black of Spencer, IA, and James Black of Knoxville, IA; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.
Rev. Greg Jorgensen
Bill Tuttle
Scott Allen
Doug Allen
Denise Vick
Sherry Donnahoo
Shelly Goddard
Jennifer Tuttle
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7:00 P.M., Wednesday Evening at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.
"The Old Rugged Cross"
"You Raise Me Up"
Riverside Cemetery
Spencer, Iowa

A lunch and time of fellowship will be held immediately following the graveside services at the Wesley Room at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer


Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 3:59 PM
“So Sorry to hear of "Aunt Babes" passing. Condolences to the family”
- Sheila and Gary Prosser
Monday, October 9, 2017 at 8:38 PM
“ I was sorry to hear about your Moms death .She & my Mom did alot to gether I lost contact with her the last few years , She will be missed by many Our deepest sympathy to all of the family. Love Stan & Joyce”
- Joyce Kenobbie Garton
Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 12:46 PM
“We are very sorry to read about your Mother. Our thoughts are with all of you.”
- Donna/Tom Malmgren
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 4:59 PM
“All our thoughts and prayers are with Janet, Gerry, and their families and with Bob Black. Jo was a very special person in our lives.”
- Jim and Cindy Black
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