Amelia (Barkema) Guth, 91, died June 29, 2020 at her home in Meservey. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 2 at 11 a.m. at First Reformed Church in Meservey with Rev. Rodney Meester presiding. Interment will be at the Meservey Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday.
Amelia was born Sept. 9, 1928 at Belmond, the tenth child of Dick and Minnie (Pals) Barkema. She was educated in the Belmond schools. On Sept. 23, 1948 Amelia was united in marriage with Eugene J. Guth at the parsonage of Immanuel Reformed Church at Palsville east of Belmond. Amelia and Gene lived and farmed at the same place the rest of their lives.
Amelia was a member of First Reformed in Meservey. She was an avid bowler and great cook, known for her apple pies and angel food cakes. She loved being a farm wife and continued taking care of the farm and her family until her death.
Amelia was preceded in death by her parents; husband Eugene; son Gary; and eight siblings.
Suvivors include her son Larry Guth of Clarion; daughter Darlene (Lee) Haines of Mason City; grandchildren Lance (Dawn) Guth, Heather (Carl) Roehl, Justin (Cammi) Haines, and AJ Haines; great-grandchildren Peyton, Dylan, Taylor, Noah, Gabe, Josie, Ivy, Beau, Emma and Nora; and brother Dick Barkema.