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Robert “Bob” Wolf passes, R.I.P.

August 25th, 2014 Comments off

wolfbobobit-perss-citizen-posted-daily-business-news-mhpronews-com-256x342Joe Kelly at the Iowa Manufactured Housing Association and the Press-Citizen tell MHProNews about the death of longtime Iowa City resident, Robert H. “Bob” Wolf, at 75. Wolf died Monday, August 18, 2014 at the Mercy Hospice.

The son of Herman and Ilene Wolf, Robert H. Wolf was born September 24, 1938 in Iowa City. Bob graduated from Iowa City High School and served in the Army National Guard. He met and later wed Erma Yerington on July 14, 1963 in Iowa City.

Since 1963 Bob owned and operated Wolf Construction Company. Bob and Erma developed and operated Modern Manor and Lake Ridge, also in Iowa City. He is survived by his wife, son Jeff Wolf (Iowa City) and daughter Brandy Egli, in Austin Texas.

Joe Kelly states he was a longtime member and former IMHA board member. MHProNews staff express their condolences to all those touched by this loss; may Bob Wolf rest in peace. ##

Passages: Paul Wilson

February 25th, 2013 Comments off

C. Jay Hamilton, Executive Director of the Georgia Manufactured Housing Association (GMHA) informs us of the death of Paul Wilson, 66, of Thomson, Georgia, a longtime member of the GMHA. Paul began in the MH industry at the age of 16, working in sales with Ken Varney, Rob Douglas, and Fleetwood Homes. MHProNews extends its deepest sympathies to the family on his passing.

Passages—Jim Lewer

November 27th, 2012 Comments off

James Oakley Lewer, 80, founder of Sunrise Housing in Iowa Falls, Iowa, passed away Nov. 22 in Des Moines, IA. He and his wife, La Donna, invested in Sunrise Mobile Home Park in 1969, and began selling manufactured and modular homes as Sunrise Housing. He was a longtime member of the Iowa Manufactured Housing Association and former board member. He retired from the business in 1999, which his son and daughter-in-law continue operating. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two other sons, two daughters, and eight grandchildren. MHProNews extends its deepest condolences to the family.

(Photo credit: Surls Funeral Home)