Louise C. Tungesvick, 99, passed away on May 4, 2013 at her home in Cedar Place, in Story City, Iowa. Funeral service will be Friday, May 10, 2013, 2 p.m. at the Bethany Manor Chapel in Story City. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Story City Cemetery.
Louise Christine Tungesvick was born on September 6, 1913 to Ole J. and Ellen (Henderson) Hovland in Story City, Iowa. She graduated from the Milford Township High School. She married Harvey Tungesvick on May 10, 1936. Louise and her husband ran the Rosendale General Store from 1950 – 1965. Then she worked as a nursing assistant until 1980 at Mary Greeley Medical Center. Louise enjoyed flower gardening, reading, baking, watching basketball and listening to the sport events of the Iowa State Cyclones. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Louise is survived by her children, Jan Tungesvick of Windsor Heights, Iowa, Loren Tungesvick of Story City, Iowa, Steven (Shelley) Tungesvick of Loveland, Colorado and Paul Tungesvick (Sandi) of Loveland, Colorado; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harvey (March 2, 1985); and three sisters: Mabel Hovland, Anna Shold, Esther Olson and Alma Hovland.
Soderstrum Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.