They ‘Loved the Lord’: Pastor’s Powerful Message After Tornado Kills Couple Before 59th Anniversary

Updated: June 7, 2024 at 2:16 pm EST  See Comments

A family and community are experiencing heartbreak after a husband and wife, who were married for six decades, lost their lives during a deadly tornado last month in Greenfield, Iowa.

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Dean and Pam Wiggins, who died May 21, were laid to rest last Friday after a funeral at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Iowa, the very church where the couple said their vows nearly 60 years ago on June 26, 1965, according to KCCI-TV.

Friends and family have praised Dean, 78, and Pam, 77, as amazing individuals who deeply cared for their loved ones and community, the Des Moines Register reported.

“They were the kind of people that no matter what you needed — if you needed them — they would be there,” Carol Woosley, a family friend, told the outlet.

The couple’s obituaries highlighted these sentiments, emphasizing their love for God and family.

“Pam was a proud cancer survivor and loved the Lord, her family, her friends, and her community,” her obituary read. “She cherished spending time with her family and was especially happy when she would host celebrations and holiday gatherings at her home.”

Dean’s obituary noted that he “volunteered for the Greenfield Fire Department for over

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