Earl Putt, 88, Westside

Earl Louis “Sonny”, son of Earl L. and Mary (Ressler) Putt, was born July 25, 1925 in Berks Co., near Robesonia, PA. He attended school near his home and worked as a hired man on various farms in the area and then for Armour & Co in Redding and Philadelphia.

On May 2, 1946 Earl was united in marriage with Mary M. Marcy at PA. That same year they moved to Webster City, IA where he opened East Side Salvage. In 1962 the family moved to Westside where he opened Westside Auto Salvage which he ran for many years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Arcadia and the Westside Fire Department. He also belonged to the Moose Lodge and Westside Community Club, and served on the Westside Centennial Committee and Board of Directors of Auto Salvage (Recycling) Organization. He died October 21, 2013 at St. Anthony Nursing Home, Carroll. Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, son Carl Putt; brother Bob Putt and daughter in law Pamela Putt.

Earl is survived by his son Richard Putt of Early; three grandchildren Theresa, Cassey and Jacob; five great grandchildren and sister in law Carolyn Putt of Tucson, AZ, other relatives and friends. ohdefuneralhome.com