Ivan Sylvester Ingersoll — Austin

AUSTIN — The funeral for Ivan Sylvester Ingersoll will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Worlein Funeral Home in Austin, with the Rev. Ron Barnett officiating.

Mr. Ingersoll, 86, of Austin, died Tuesday (April 3, 2007) at his home.

Ivan Sylvester Ingersoll was born May 29, 1920, to Grover S. and Lilly Belle (Saxton) Ingersoll in Wasioja. After attending school in Dodge Center, he worked as a farmhand until 1949, when he moved to Austin. He married Lois Long on Dec. 27, 1950, in Austin where they lived their entire married lives. Ivan worked for 35 years at Dubinsky’s, which was later bought by the Jennings family for a scrap iron business. He retired in 1985. He enjoyed traveling and buying scratch tickets.

Survivors include three daughters, Mary (Kenneth) Leichtnam of Austin, Helen Kamp of Austin, Charlene Shipp of St. Louis; one son, Tony (DiAnn) Ingersoll of Dodge Center; six grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife; two children; five brothers; and one sister.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin and one hour prior to the service.


Worlein Funeral Home in Austin is in charge of arrangements.

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