In Memory of

Louise Clearwater

June 30, 1931 - November 12, 2021
From: Farnhamville, IA

Farnhamville – Louise Clearwater 90, passed away Friday, November 12, 2021 at Shady Oaks Care Center, Lake City.  Due to a family member’s medical condition at this time, services will be at a later date.  Burial will be at Reading Township Cemetery, Farnhamville.  Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie is serving the family.  

     Louise is survived by her sons, Tim (Debbie) Clearwater of Grand Junction, CO, Darwin Clearwater of Sioux City, Robert (Cristy) Clearwater of Agate, CO, and her daughters, Bonnie and Larry Linneman of Reynolds, ND, and Debra Towle of Gowrie;  grandchildren, Adam Towle, Nick Clearwater, Kiel (Kamera) Clearwater, Tony Mazzola, Kevin Mazzola, Staci (Joe) Siemers, Cody Clearwater, and Casey Clearwater;  great-grandchildren, Julee Clearwater, Cooper Clearwater, Quinlynn Towle, Holden Siemers, Jett Siemers, Tenley Siemers, and Dominic Mazzola; brothers, Don (Sharon) Smith, John (Chris) Smith; and sister Dorothy Pigman. Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Clearwater; and her son Duane Clearwater.

     Louise Smith was born in Barnum, Iowa on June 30,1931 to Earl and Gladys (Julius) Smith. On January 28, 1951, she was united in marriage to Bruce Werner Clearwater at the Calvary Presbyterian Church near Barnum.  The couple were married for sixty years until Bruce’s passing in 2011. They resided in Farnhamville and raised six children.  Louise will be remembered for her love and devotion to her family.  She enjoyed nothing more than to have all the family home, sitting around the kitchen table enjoying her fine home cooked meals, and laughing and playing games. She was a warm, kind, loving person, described perfectly by her sister-in-law, Chris Smith, as “a little angel”. She will be greatly missed.

Due to a family member’s medical
condition at this time, services will
be at a later date


Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 8:32 AM
“So sorry to hear this news. My love to Tim, Bonnie and the entire Clearwater families. ”
- Terril Cook

Friday, November 19, 2021 at 6:54 PM
“My deepest sympathy to Bonnie & the entire Clearwater family...Louise was such a sweet lady & I have such fond memories of growing up in our thoughts & prayers are with you all”
- Cheri Delay

Friday, November 19, 2021 at 1:07 PM
“Blessings and prayers to your family”
- Pat and Gloria knobbe

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 6:16 PM
“Deb, Adam and Family, so sorry to hear about your Mom. Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Laurie and Norm Arndt and Luanne Akins”
- Luanne Akins

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