Clayton Lynn Foglesong

  • Born: January 22, 1957
  • Died: May 13, 2016
  • Location: Moulton, Iowa

Lange Funeral Home & Crematory LLC

1900 South 18th Street
Centerville, IA 52544
Tel. (641) 856-2000

Tribute & Message From The Family

Clayton Lynn Foglesong, age 59 of Moulton, Iowa passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at his home.

He was born on January 22, 1957 in Centerville, Iowa, the son of Ira and Juanita (Smith) Foglesong. Lynn graduated from Centerville High School in 1975.

Lynn was united in marriage to Jo Ann Slack on September 10, 1976 in Chariton, Iowa and to this union, the couple were blessed with three children, Jeremy, Crystal, and Shane. Jo Ann and Lynn shared thirty one years of marriage together until Jo Ann's passing on September 18, 2007.

Lynn was employed with Exline & Morrow Construction for thirty years. He then took a different path with Steve Skelton to start a carpentry company on his own. He made a very good reputation for himself.

He also had many hobbies throughout his lifetime, including fishing and hunting. Most importantly, Lynn enjoyed socializing with friends and family. People would often stop by Lynn's house to simply engage in conversation with him. He also enjoyed riding around on his golf cart viewing the farm. He enjoyed gardening and taking care of his cats and sharing chocolates with his grandchildren.

He is survived by three children, Jeremy Foglesong (Missy Stiffler) of Denver, Colorado, Crystal Foglesong of Centerville, Iowa and Shane (Ashley) Foglesong of Moulton, Iowa; three brothers, Charles Lonnie (Tammi) Foglesong of Colona, Illinois, Bobbie Gene (Missy) Foglesong of Moulton, Iowa and Jackie Claire (Carolyn) Foglesong of Moulton, Iowa; a sister, Sheila Koffman of Albia, Iowa; eight grandchildren, Bella Stiffler, Delilah Foglesong, Kannon Foglesong, Gage Foglesong, Rylee Foglesong, Karyle McElvain, Gabby Collis, and Morgan Collis; and two sister-in-laws, Marcia Foglesong of Centerville, Iowa and Geraldine "Jeri" Foglesong of Moulton, Iowa.

Lynn was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jo Ann; two brothers, Larry and Phil Foglesong; a sister, Dixie D. Everett; a niece, Michelle Martin; and two brother-in-laws, Tom Koffman and Ed Everett.

Shane, Lynn's youngest child, was by his father's side helping take care of him for the last ten years of his life.

Funeral services will be held at 12 PM, Monday, May 16, 2016 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville, Iowa with Pastor Kay Singley officiating. Cremation will follow the funeral service and a private committal service will be held at a later date. A visitation will take place on Monday, May 16, 2016 at Lange Funeral Home from 10AM-12 PM. Memorials have been designated to the family of Clayton Lynn Foglesong for a memorial to be established at a later date and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at


Condolence & Memory Journal

My heart goes out to all family members. I went to school with Phil's wife Marcia, He sounds like an awesome man, what a loss. My prayers are with you. Ruth Peel

Posted by Ruth Peel - Newton, KS - Friend   July 10, 2016


Praying for the families. God be with all.

Posted by nellie thomas - centerville, IA - Friend   May 15, 2016

I wish to extend my sincere sympathies to Lynn's family & friends. Although I did not know Lynn closely, I remember him very well from our high school days. He was one year ahead of me. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. May God comfort you all, now and always. Amen.

Posted by Mark Cochran - Classmate   May 15, 2016

So sorry to hear this! All the family are in my thoughts and prayers!

God bless!

Posted by Shirley Morlan - Centerville, IA - Acquaintance   May 14, 2016

So sorry to hear of Lynn's death--he was a sweetheart. May God give you strength

Posted by JoAnn Laurson - Centerville, IA - Friend   May 14, 2016


To all of the Foglesongs,
We are saddened to here about your loss.
Lynn was a very nice person. He will be
missed by alot of people. God Bless You All

Posted by Reggie & Debbie VanDyne - Centerville, IA - Friend   May 13, 2016