NORWALK, Iowa—Alvin P. Jingst, a former pastor, died on March 3, 2011, at age 90.

Alvin ministered at the Federated Church, Hartford, Mich.; Grace Baptist Church, Smith Center, Kan.; Faith Baptist Church, Camp Point, Ill.; and Regular Baptist Church, Coralville, Iowa. He worked for the University of Iowa General Stores for over 16 years as he served in Coralville. After retiring from the university, he continued preaching at local care centers and hospitals. Alvin was a longtime member of Faith Baptist Church, Iowa City, Iowa.

Alvin was preceded in death by his son, Peter; two brothers; and two sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ruth; a son, Charles “Chuck” Jingst; four grandchildren; and a sister, Pauline Kimble.