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Augusta "Gussie" Charlotte Overeen

November 8, 1920 - February 10, 2021
From: Spencer, IA
Augusta "Gussie" Charlotte Overeen

Augusta "Gussie" Charlotte Overeen

Born: November 8, 1920
Died: February 10, 2021
Age: 100

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   Augusta (Gussie) Charlotte Egger Overeen was born November 8, 1920, in Holly Springs, IA to Albert and Maude (Eichhorn) Egger.  She spent her childhood years on her parent’s farm north of Holly Springs.  She participated in many activities in school and graduated in 1938 as Valedictorian of her class.
   Gussie and her family moved to Spencer, IA after she graduated and lived on the “Green Ranch” east of Spencer before moving to Dickens.
   She married Victor (Gene) Eugene Overeen on April 26, 1942, while he was serving in the Army in WWII.  Gussie and Gene were blessed with four daughters.
   Gussie was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church.  She was active in church circle, the Women of the Moose, Farm Bureau, Spencer Municipal Golf League and the Red Hat Society.  She enjoyed being with her family and friends, golfing, playing cards, dancing, and anything exciting that came along.  She also loved to travel.  She loved knitting and crocheting and made afghans for her entire family.  She enjoyed watching her Twins play on TV.  She knew all the players and even got to go to a game at the new stadium.
   She managed the S&H Green Stamp Store until it closed in 1982.
   Gussie passed away peacefully at St. Luke’s on February 10th at the age of 100.
   Gussie was preceded in death by her parents; an infant brother, Dean; her husband; her brothers, Everett and Victor; an infant granddaughter, Laura Tatman; son-in-law, Thomas Trosper and members of her extended family.
   She is survived by her daughters: Charlotte Trosper, Julie (Doren) Tatman, Eloise (Steve) Larson, and Tina (Wayne) Ingram.  Her grandchildren: Shawn (Amy) Trosper, Kimberly Tatman, Thad (Kimberlee) Trosper, Amy (John) Maher, Jill (Michael) O’Brien, Sarah (Robin) Shanks, John (Amber) Wilbur Jr., and Michael (Synnora) Wilbur.  Her great-grandchildren: Elizabeth, Katheryn, Alex, Olivia, Samantha, Harper, Jaxon, Elijah, Autumn, and Charlotte.  She is also survived by her sister in-law, Barbara Dotson and many other relatives and friends. 

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Private Family Funeral Services will be held 10:00 A.M., Saturday, February 20, 2021 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.  The private services will be livestreamed on the Warner Funeral Home Facebook page for friends and family not attending
Pastor Paul Frederiksen
Public visitation will be held from 4 to 6:00 P.M., Friday, February 19, 2021 at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.  The family will not be present at this time.

"Peace In The Valley"
"Sentimental Journey"
"In The Garden"

Graceland Cemetery
Sioux City, Iowa
1:30 P.M., Saturday


Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 3:52 PM
“Oh, Gussie, what a character! She was always so full of life. Loved golfing with her years ago and we used to see her at the Moose on several different occasions. RIP dear Gussie!!”
- Sherrie and Roger Green
Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 8:04 AM
“Gussie was such a spirit. I Always enjoyed our visits at church or on the golf course she was so much fun. Our sympathy. ”
- Sue & Les Drummond
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 7:53 AM
“I work at Riverveiw and I abosolutly loved your mum ...she reminded of my mother that's proberly why we hit it off so 2 daughters came to see me at work and I introduced her to them...and they both stepped back and put their hand to their mouth and said o.mgosh she looks like nana!!! and she had fun with them ...she was making them laugh and she was laughing too...such a funny lady. ..I'm very sorry for what your families going threw ....I' know shell be missed. xo cher lindahl”
- cher lindahl
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 4:08 PM
“A life well lived. I worked with Gussie for a couple of years, she was always so much fun and interesting. Rest in peace.
- Joan.Wimmer
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 10:30 AM
“What a wonderful lady!! Such a 'spit-fire' of energy!! We had so much fun golfing and laughing and laughing and laughing!!! Loved her!! Share you memories often of a GREAT lady!!”
- Karen Buchholz
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 8:20 AM
“I was her golf partner enjoyed playing with her praying for her & family God Bless”
- Ann Myers
Monday, February 15, 2021 at 8:22 AM
“Tina, so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. She lived a long full life and I know how much you will miss her. May God be your guidance through this sorrowful time.”
- Carlene Hamann
Monday, February 15, 2021 at 8:22 AM
“Tina, I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.”
- Dawn Fitzgerald Ressler
Monday, February 15, 2021 at 8:22 AM
“I'm so sorry to hear of this news. I have fond memories of "Grandma" Overeen, and feel blessed that I got to call her Grandma for a few years. I wish you peace and comfort as you get to remember and celebrate such a full life. Hugs to you all.”
- Jeanna (Wilbur) Wichert
Monday, February 15, 2021 at 8:22 AM
“Seeing Gussie's picture brought back great golfing memories. She was such a fire cracker and made golf so much fun. May she rest in peace. My sympathies to her family.”
- Shirley Selzer
Monday, February 15, 2021 at 8:22 AM
“So very sorry to hear of your mothers passing, she left good memories of the old neighborhood when we were all young, our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family, God bless”
- John Muetzel
Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 1:49 PM
“Julie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was such an inspiration, always had a smile and a ready laugh. For years when I would see her, we'd share a big hug. Our family has so many great memories of growing up in the neighborhood and your mom saving Vangie's arm with a band-aide and so many fun times as we grew up. Mom enjoyed her friend and enjoyed her at Riverview Terrace. Mom sends her love to all you girls! May all your wonderful memories of your mommy help you thru this sad time and sustain you the rest of your lives til you are together again. Love and hugs to all. Your old neighbor girl, Vicki Rosa Seversen ”
- Vicki and Gary Seversen
Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 1:49 PM
“Charlotte, Julie Eloise and Tina.
I'm so sorry to her of your loss.
Your Mom was a dear lady and I loved her. She had the best personality and such an inspiration to others.
I loved her smile and delightful ways.
I will always keep you in my heart
- Mary Masters
Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 1:48 PM
“Dear Tina and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. May your fond memories of your Mother bring you comfort and healing!”
- Dan Bates
Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 1:48 PM
“Julie, Charlotte, Tina & Eloise I will always remember the times in the 50's & 60's when our family traveled from Illinois to Iowa to visit all of you for a few days. Your Mom was always happy, busy, singing a little song or telling a cute little joke. Thanks for the memories Aunt Augusta! Love, Janet & Ray Fregoe”
- Janet Fregoe
Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 4:40 PM
“I played golf in the same league with Gussie. She was fun to be around. I'm sure she will be.missed by her many friends. ”
- Fern Kilts
Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 3:44 PM
“I was so sorry to learn that Gussie had passed away. She was a well-beloved part of our Golfview Family for so many years. What a fun Gal! What a Hoot! When Gussie was around, there was always Good Humor in the air! I loved visiting with her. Gussie will continue to be missed. Blessings for Peace and Comfort . . . ”
- Molly Mulqueen
Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 3:28 PM
“Dear Family,
We were so sorry to hear about Gussie.. what accomplishment 100 years old fantastic. I saw her a few years ago at the Moose Lodge and she was as much fun as ever. We both have many memories of Gene and Gussie.
Know you are all in our thoughts and Prayers, Roger and Jackie
- Jackie Mann
Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 1:41 PM
“Charlotte,Julie,Eloise and Tina, So sorry to hear of Aunt Augustas passing. I will always remember the summers we used to go back to Iowa on vacation.I will always remember her for her spunkiness and positive upbeat attitude even during her numerous health situations.She was a wonderful aunt and I loved her so much. Karen and Chuck Partak”
- Karen Partak
Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 10:47 AM
“From daughters to great great grands, and more what a legacy Aunt Gussie has given ! Our peace and grace to all. Memories will forever stay alive. Aroma of fresh cookies, pies and cakes. Open doors, stories and jokes, funny papers and Sunday Breakfast. So blessed by this true servant if God. She is resting comfortably in His arms. Peace he with you.”
- Becky and Rich
Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 7:57 AM
“Thinking of you Tina and family, hold tight to those memories of a life welled lived. Deepest sympathy for the loss of your mom,”
- Kathy Thome
Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 7:56 AM
“Gussie was such a sweetheart! First memory of her is her Green Stamp days. Next is being over at Barbie’s house and they’d come for a visit. I’m thankful for the wonderful visit we had about 1 1/2 years ago. I’m glad you had her for so long, and I’m also happy for her new heavenly home. Bless all of you. ❤️”
- Nira Felton Rusk
Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 7:56 AM
“Sorry to hear of the passing of Gussie. Always enjoyed playing golf with her back in the day. ”
- Tammy Gillis
Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 7:56 AM
“Julie, so sorry to read about your Mom. Wow, 100, quite an accomplishment! Not many of us will see that. Thinking of you!”
- Donna Malmgren
Friday, February 12, 2021 at 11:33 AM
“We were so sorry to hear about Gus have known her a long time her and Lee will always be remembered as the green stamp ladies”
- Steve and Barb Meyer
Friday, February 12, 2021 at 8:04 AM
“Charlotte, we are so sorry to hear you mother passed away. We knew she wasn't in the best of health. She and Mary's mother were friends when they were going to Senior Citizens meals. You have deepest sympathy.”
- Gene & Mary Huston
Friday, February 12, 2021 at 8:04 AM
“Eloise and all, I'm so very sorry to hear about your mom! She lived a great life and she was so sweet! She let us do so much when we hung out in school!!! Shed always fill me in about you when I saw her. She was great! Keep ahold of your sweet memories!!! God will show you the path to help you through this. ”
- Gayle & Bryan Bailey
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