Gerald H. Hudepohl, age 68 of Marengo, died Thursday, February 12, 2015 at his home. Memorial Service: 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Marengo, with Rev. Andrew Gray officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date at First Lutheran Cemetery, Conroy, Iowa. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m., Monday, February 16, 2015, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, Iowa. A memorial fund has been established.
Gerald Harold Hudepohl was born December 20, 1946, in Williamsburg, Iowa, the son of Harold and Blanche Bahr Hudepohl. He attended Lutheran Interparish School in Williamsburg, and graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1964. He married Lori Enochson on September 30, 1972, in Marengo, Iowa. Gerald was employed by the Iowa County Secondary Road Department for 25 years. He was an avid Iowa Hawkeyes and St. Louis Cardinals fan. He especially enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s activities. He also collected and restored antique Oliver tractors.
Gerald is survived by his wife Lori; his children Brad (Tina) of Denver, CO, Jason (Michelle) of Marengo, Jarad (Joy Mohr) of Marengo, and Kandyce Smolik (Russ) of Marengo, Iowa; his grandchildren, Brayden, Kamy and Averee Hudepohl, Colton and Brody Hudepohl, and Claire and Hannah Smolik, all of Marengo. Also surviving are his siblings Don (Sharon) of Williamsburg, Barb Pope (Tom) Millersburg and Gary of Williamsburg. He was preceded in death by his parents.