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Low 69F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.. Tonight Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. Low 69F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Updated: September 18, 2019 @ 4:57 pm Full Forecast Home NEWS KALONA WELLMAN RIVERSIDE LONE TREE SPORTS MID-PRAIRIE HIGHLAND LONE TREE HILLCREST ACADEMY OBITUARIES LIFE Anniversaries Births Engagements Weddings OPINION Letter To The Editor Columns CLASSIFIEDS Legal Notices Help Wanted Yard Sales Services For Rent For Sale Notices E-EDITIONS The News E-Edition Special Sections Newspaper Archives CALENDAR John R. Gilpin 3 hrs ago 0 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save 1934 - 2019John R. Gilpin, 84, of Lynnville, Iowa, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at West Ridge Specialty Clinic in Knoxville. Graveside services were held Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Sacred Heart Cemetery in rural Newton. In lieu of flowers, memorials in John’s name (checks made payable to Margaret Lambertus) may be left at the Wallace Family Funeral Home.John, the son of Ambrose Joseph and Frances (Boyd) Gilpin, was born Dec. 12, 1934, in Iowa City. He grew up on a farm in the rural Washington/Wellman area and graduated from Wellman High School. John served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1954-1958. John was united in marriage to JoAnn Diggins in Nebraska in 1957.  John worked at the Parsons Company, Massey Ferguson, Gralnek, and then for many years at the Vermeer Company in Pella, where he would retire from. Many people knew John as “Big John and his guitar” as he was known for being a part of the Missouri Valley River Boys band in the 1970s and loved singing and playing at state fairs, local nursing homes, and churches. John was a member of the Lynnville Friends Church and an advocate and supporter of Child Life. He enjoyed watching football, NASCAR, and wrestling and spending time with his great-granddaughters. John was also proud of his 35 years of sobriety.  John is survived by his two daughters: Margaret Lambertus and Marilyn Gilpin, both of Newton; grandsons: Isaac Gilpin, Lucas (Scena) Gilpin, and Jerry Lambertus; great-granddaughters: Sky and Ava Gilpin; his siblings: Michael (Marlene) Gilpin, Mary (David) Minshall, Patrick Gilpin, and William Gilpin; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife: JoAnn Gilpin; and sons: Robert Gilpin and Thomas (Laura) Gilpin. 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