Josephine Ann Lingle March 29, 1933 Josephine Ann, daughter of Alfred and Mary (Knott) Boeck, was born March 29, 1933, in Manilla, Iowa. She grew up in Manilla and graduated from Manilla High School in 1949. Jo then worked at Longnecker's Poultry. Josephine was united in marriage with Ramon Conrad Lingle on February 1, 1950 at the Lutheran Parsonage in Manilla. The couple lived on a couple of farms until 1976 when they purchased their first 80 acres. They raised eight children of their own and were the parents to many other children over the years. Some of these children were Cliff Waterbury (Vicki); David Achey and through him Elaine Orcutt, Darrell Paulson and Diane Lahr and their families. All of the children who passed through this family felt very blessed to have been a part of their home. Josephine enjoyed farming with Ray and attending Dairy conventions with Ray. They also enjoyed their motorhome and camping and fishing with their family. Jo and Ray lived together on their farm near Manilla until no longer able. They moved together to the Manilla Manor Nursing Home in February of 2012. Jo was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Manilla, American Legion Auxiliary, Iowa Twin Club, Friendly Farmers Club, and was a 4-H leader for 22 years. Preceding her in death are her parents; husband Ramon; grandson Sam Kremin; great-grandson Owen Waterbury-Lingle; and two sisters Mary Barganquast and Helen Bandow. Josephine is survived by eight children: Raymond 'Tom' (Deb) Lingle of Manilla; Connie (Darrell) Buzzell of Ogden; Nancy (Steve) Kremin of Manilla; Rodney Lingle of Denison; Kevin (Kathy Freese) Lingle of Manilla; Keith (Donna) Lingle of Platte City, MO; Denis 'Wally' (Traci) Lingle of Decatur, NE and Leonard (Paulette) Lingle of Aspinwall; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; many of the other special children who lived with Jo and Ray over the years; two brothers Ray (Alice) Boeck of Manilla and Frank (Gloria) Boeck of Manilla; a sister Judy Schaben of Carroll; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Condolences may be left at

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