Interment will be held in the East Liberty Cemetery, Malvern, IA with military rites by the American Legion Post 141.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Woodrow Bare, 80, of Glenwood, Iowa, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 10, 2012 in Glenwood, Iowa. He was born June 10, 1931 in Emmett, West Virginia to Roy & Pearlie (Belcher) Bare. Following his education, he faithfully served his country in the Marines during the Korean Conflict. HE was blessed with children, Pam, Diane, Woodrow, Kenneth, Debra, Lilly, William, Denise and Tammy.
Woodrow was employed as an engineer for Pottawattamie County in Council Bluffs, IA. He then worked for DNR Conservation. Woodrow loved being outdoors and all of God’s creatures. He enjoyed conservation work and always showed compassion for those he loved and those that loved him. Teaching his family by example is a gift they will always treasure by being a wonderful husband, father & grandfather. Gardening and sharing the fruits of his labor gave him great pleasure. He also enjoyed camping, dancing & especially fishing.
Preceding Woodrow in death were his parents, three wives, Jan, Carol and Betty; daughter, Tammy Bare; granddaughter, Evelyn and great-grandson, Carter; sister, Burita; brothers, Raymond Bare and Joe Lee Bare. He is survived by his children, Pam & Dan Harrison of Willis, MI; Diane & Phillip Kilgour of Ortonville, MI; Woodrow & Josie Bare of El Paso, TX; Kenneth Bare of Wichita, KS; Debra & Mike Wingerd of Glenwood, IA; Lilly & William Stone of El Paso, TX; William & Anna Wade of Pacific Junction, IA; Denise Bare Woods & husband Mike of Council Bluffs, IA; 19 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Robert & Charlotte Bare of Columbus, GA; sisters, Mary Lou Gabbard of FL; Helen & Marion Retherford of Miamisburg, OH; several nieces, nephews, extended relatives and many friends.
Visitation:Wednesday, January 11, 2012
212 S. Locust St.
Service:Thursday, January 12, 2012
212 S. Locust St.