H. Bert Looney, age 96, of Naples Florida and formerly of Lake Washington passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. A private family service will be held at a later date. Bert was born February 21, 1921 to Harvey and Marie Looney in Humbolt, Iowa. Bert was a WWll veteran joining the U.S. Army Air Force as a glider pilot transporting troops and equipment during the war. On March 3, 1945 he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Violet "Vi" Seward in Humbolt, Iowa. Bert was the regional sales manager for DeKalb Seed Company until his retirement. Bert and Vi enjoyed hosting numerous gatherings at their Lake Washington home and on their houseboat the Salinda. Bert is survived by his daughters Rhonda (Jim) Price, Fripp Island SC, Lynn (Mike) Hodapp, Madison Lake, MN and Roberta Looney, Austin TX, 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Bert was preceded in death by his parents, his soulmate (68 yrs) Vi, 2 sisters and a brother. Bert was a special man, with an outgoing personality and "a gift of gab" who made friends and memories with everyone he met.
Published on December 1, 2017