In Memory of Alvin John Segebart

Alvin John Segebart
Alvin John Segebart
Born: November 8, 1923
Died: April 25, 2019
Age: 95
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Alvin John Segebart
November 8, 1923 - April 25, 2019
From: Battle Creek, IA

Alvin J. Segebart, age 95, of Battle Creek, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at the Willow Dale Wellness Village of Battle Creek, Iowa.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at the St. John’s Lutheran Church of Battle Creek, Iowa. Reverend Randy D. Cormeny will officiate. Committal will follow in the Ida Grove Cemetery of Ida Grove, Iowa. No visitation will be held. The Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Battle Creek, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements.        

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Alvin John Segebart was born on November 8, 1923, in Crawford County, IA. He was the oldest of five children born to John and Margaret (Krayenhagen) Segebart. He grew up in the Crawford and Ida County areas where he attended country school through the 8th grade.

Alvin married the love of his life Darlene Lois Negless on January 19, 1954, in Storm Lake, IA. The couple raised five children together Richard, David, Roger, Rick and Cindy. They farmed near the Arthur and Battle Creek, IA area before relocating to Anoka, MN. While in Anoka, they worked for the Federal Cartridge Ammunition factory. Homesick for Iowa, the family returned to the area and purchased a farm south of Battle Creek. There, Alvin and Darlene dedicated their time to raising their family and farming before retiring to town in 2005.

Alvin was a devoted and loving husband to Darlene for 63 years, spending endless hours by her side. He was a caring father and grandfather, teaching them all he had learned.

He enjoyed working with his hands, farming, tinkering and in his younger years listening to polka and dancing. Alvin relished the time spent with his grandchildren sharing stories about the good ol’ days. He was truly a “salt of the earth” man.

Alvin was preceded in death by his wife Darlene Segebart; parents John and Margaret Segebart; son Roger Segebart; granddaughter Sharlene Richey; brother Robert Segebart; and sisters Ruth Johnson and Helen Ericksen.

Left to cherish his memory are his children Richard (Rhonda) Segebart of Schaller, IA, David (Rebecca) Segebart of Schaller, IA, Rick (Shari) Segebart of Battle Creek, IA and Cindy (Marc) Albers of Battle Creek, IA; sister Lucille Deirenfield; seventeen grandchildren: Sheldon (Jennean) Segebart, Rochelle (Rob) Hoskins, Anita (Bobby) Schlender, Nicki (George) Ehrig, Brad (Jennifer) Segebart, Bryon (Cindy) Segebart, Chad (Brenda) Segebart, Russ (Stacy) Segebart, Troy Segebart, Sandy Segebart, Sherrie (Jim) Broderson, Robert Segebart, Ryan (Jen) Albers, Josh (Dana) Albers, Raelynn (Chris) Demara, Tracy (Tim) Miller, and Steph (Brad) Roth; great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.



11:00 a.m., Tuesday
April 30, 2019
St. John's Lutheran Church
Battle Creek, Iowa


Rev. Randy Cormeny


Honorary Pallbearers
Sheldon Segebart
Rochelle Hoskins 
Anita Schlender
Nicki Ehrig
Brad Segebart
Bryan Segebart
Chad Segebart
Russ Segebart
Troy Segebart
Sandy Segebart
Sherrie Broderson
Robert Segebart
Ryan Albers
Josh Albers
Raelynn Demara
Tracy Miller
Steph Roth


"The Old Rugged Cross"
"How Great Thou Art"
"Amazing Grace"


Ida Grove Cemetery
Ida Grove, Iowa


Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 9:08 AM
“Uncle Alvin was quick to smile always pleasant… a gentleman. I enjoyed the times I spent with him and I will miss him. ”
- Robert Negless
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 9:08 AM
“My sincere condolences to the family and friends. May the God of comfort and loved ones surround you with love and support during these challenging times(2Cor 1:3,4).”
- Laura Walker
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 11:59 AM
Monday, April 29, 2019 at 1:37 PM
“So sad to hear of Alvin passing...he was a good man and farmer. I always thought he had the sweetest smile...”
- Connie horstman-Horn
Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 1:31 PM
“My heartfelt sympathy to you & your family, Cindy. May His peace be with you.”
- Mary Jo Watson
Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 6:04 PM
“So sorry to hear Alvin passed. All of you have my deepest sympathy. Cindy he will be missed.”
- Fern Krayenhagen
Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 6:04 PM
“Oh Cindy, my heart goes out to you and your family during this time. He was such a great day. His hugs were the best. He was one of a kind. He is with his love once again. Hang in there. Love you.

Kaylee. ”
- Kaylee Oberreuter
Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 6:04 PM
“So sorry to hear this. Alvin lived a long a good life. Peace with him . And to the family.”
- Judy Lehmann
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