DURWOOD PURDY, 94, of Fontanelle (Svcs. 2/15/20)


February 9th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

DURWOOD PURDY, 94, of Fontanelle, died Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society in Fontanelle. Funeral and Masonic Services for DURWOOD PURDY will be held 10:30-a.m. Saturday, February 15, at the United Methodist Church in Greenfield. Steen Funeral Home has the arrangements.

Friends may call on Friday, February 14, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the United Methodist in Greenfield, with the family greeting friends from 5-until 7-p.m.; Online condolences may be left to the family at

Burial is in the Fontanelle Cemetery with full military graveside rites conducted by the Fontanelle American Legion Carlson Post No. 247.  A luncheon will be held at the United Methodist Church in Greenfield, following the services at the cemetery.

Memorials: To the Durwood Purdy memorial fund to be established by the family at a later date.

DURWOOD PURDY is survived by:

His wife – Dorothy Purdy.

His sons – Roland (Earlene) Purdy, of Greenfield; Randy (Marcia) Purdy, of Boone; Rich (Rhonda) Purdy, of Treynor; andJeff (Annette) Purdy, of Winterset.

His daughter – Julie (Gene) Guenther, of Britt.

His sisters – Pat (Mike) McDermott, of Greenfield, and Beth Davis of Altoona.

16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.