Larry Dean Huedepohl, age 65 of Williamsburg, died Sunday, September 18, 2016, at the English Valley Care Center in North English, Iowa.  Funeral Services:  11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 22, 2016, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Williamsburg, with Rev. Thomas Ogilvie officiating.  Burial will be in the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Williamsburg.  Visitation:  9:30 to 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 22, 2016, at the church prior to the funeral service.  A memorial fund has been established.  Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, is in charge of arrangements.

Larry was survived by a brother Loren Huedepohl of Conroy.  He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Larry Dean Huedepohl was born May 30, 1951 in Marengo, the son of Victor and Pauline Claypool Heudepohl.  He graduated from the Williamsburg High School in 1969.  He worked at Amana Refrigeration for 32 years.  Larry loved his dogs and cats.  He enjoyed doing carpentry work at home, reading and the home life. 

 

 

 

 

Steve Heller, 64, joined his dad in heaven on a beautiful sunset evening. He died at his home Friday, September 16, 2016 of a cardiac incident. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, September 22 at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo. A graveside funeral service will be held 6:30 p.m. Monday, September 26 in the Marengo Cemetery with Rev. Andrew Gray officiating.

On March 30, 1952 Steve was born in Cedar Rapids, the son of Wes and Marietta (Seckel) Heller. He was baptized April 27, 1952 by Rev. Spitz at the old St. John’s Lutheran Church on Hilton St. On April 3, 1966 Steve was confirmed by Rev. Discher at St. John’s Lutheran Church on Court Ave.

In 1970 Steve graduated from Iowa Valley High School, where he participated in basketball, football, and band. He was also involved in the Iowa County Underwater Search and Rescue Team. Following graduation from UNI in 1974 he pursued scuba diving interests. He enjoyed underwater photography classes and Caribbean trips. Later he attended commercial diving school in Ft. Pierce, Florida. His work took him to oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. Upon returning to Marengo he worked at Greater Buffalo Press, Kinze Manufacturing, and the City of Marengo.

Steve was a soft-spoken man who enjoyed quiet time in the outdoors. He was an avid hunter and shared this interest with his children and close friends. He explored culinary interests and enjoyed processing wild game. He also enjoyed family gatherings at his parents’ home on the hill.

He was preceded in death by his dad on August 21, 2016 and his grandparents. He is survived by his son Blake, daughter Lisa, and mother Marietta, all of Marengo; grandchildren Maddex and Easton; sister Lynette (Wilfred) Karsten, Moline, IL; nieces Anna Karsten and Rachel (Matthew) Gerhardt; and friend Melanie Henley.

A memorial fund has been established.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carol M. “Kelly” Gould, age 88 of Belle Plaine, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016 at the Marengo Memorial Hospital. Memorial Service: 11:00 A.M. Saturday, September 24, 2016, Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo with Rev. Jim Davis officiating.  Inurnment: Koszta Cemetery, rural Marengo with military honors. The family will receive friends after 9:30 A.M. Saturday until service time at the funeral home. Memorials may be contributed to the Marengo American Legion Post 76 or the charity of the donor’s choice.

Kelly is survived by his wife, Joyce “Elaine” Gould of Cedar Rapids; a son, Benjamin (Cindy) of Appleton WI ; two daughters, Becky (Mike) Hite of Gresham, OR and Christine Carol Gould of Crooks, SD; six grandchildren, Lindsay Gould of Cleveland, OH, Stephanie (Jon) Weiss of Mbeya, Tanzania, Ashley (Shannon) Scott of Columbus, OH, Jeremiah (Katie)  Gould of San Diego, CA, Jessica Hite of Huber Heights, OH and Kelly Hite of Portland, OR; eleven great-grandchildren, Savannah, David, Sophia and Isiah Weiss, Carson Scott, William and Wyatt Gould, Calvin and Jackson Hite, Ada Dawson and Kennedy Murray.  Kelly was also the substitute father for Norma Gould’s children, Amy (Tony) Tomash and Lori Gould. 

Carol Mervin Gould was born February 15, 1928 in Honey Creek Township, near Koszta, Iowa. He was the son of Benjamin and Ladye Sloan Gould.  He attended the Honey Creek School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Kelly and Joyce Elaine Miner were married Dec 15, 1952. He farmed in the Vinton area for many years and did other farm work before that. Kelly was an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoors enthusiast. He was an avid collector and attended many farm and estate auctions.  Kelly was a member of the American Legion Post #76.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ralph W. Chapman was born on September 4, 1930, in Bussey, Iowa, the son of James (Daniel) and Emma Chapman.  He passed away on September 13, 2016, at Lantern Park, Care Initiatives in Coralville, Iowa.  The family will have private graveside services at a later date.  Condolences can be sent to 2506 210th St. Williamsburg, Iowa.

Ralph Wesley Chapman attended school in Bussey, Iowa, and started working at a young age.  He worked for The Valve in Oskaloosa, Iowa, for 16 plus years and retired from Amana Refrigeration after 24 years.  He married Laurene Morrison (Fry) on December 11, 1965 and moved from Oskaloosa to Williamsburg in 1970.  He enjoyed going camping, old country music and some blue grass music.  He also enjoyed walking at the mall and rec center and visiting with people.

Ralph is survived by his wife, Laurene, Williamsburg, his step children Sharon (Tom) Hegewald, Williamsburg, Darrell (Rhonda) Morrison, Cedar Rapids, Diana (Jon) Tory, Riverside; Richard (Darlene) Morrison, Marengo; 6 step-grandchildren; 9 step-great grandchildren, 2 step-great-great grandchildren, and a sister Belly Chapman of Omaha, NE.  He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and a nephew. 

 

 

 

 

Willis Wayne Montgomery, age 86 of Grinnell, died Monday, September 12, 2016, at the Mayflower Care Center in Grinnell:  Funeral Services:  10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 17, 2016, at the First Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, with Pastor John Reynolds officiating.  Burial will be in the Brooklyn Memorial Cemetery.  Visitation:  5 to 7 p.m., Friday, September 16, 2016, at Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn.  Memorials may be contributed to the First Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn.

Willis was survived by his wife Delores; three children Scott (Michele Eenens) Montgomery of Brussels, Belgium, Kelly (Nancy) Montgomery of Ames and Kyle (Marna) Montgomery of Brooklyn; six grandchildren Kirk (Miriam) Montgomery, Ryan (Emily Heid) Montgomery, Shannon (Ricardo) Viana, Logan, Jordan and Kali Montgomery; three great-grandchildren Leah Montgomery and Victoria and Leonardo Viana; four siblings Gene (Elaine) Montgomery of Chicago, Il, Ruth Schweibert, of Hiawatha, Joyce Hoskins, of Crescent, OK and Robert (Dianne) Montgomery, of Nipomo, CA.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter-in-law Vicki Worley Montgomery.

Willis Montgomery was born April 23, 1930, in Grinnell, the son of Raymond and Sara Ladd Montgomery.  He graduated in 1947 from the Brooklyn High School.  He was drafted into the Unites States Marine Corps from 1951-1953, serving in the Korean War.  Willis was united in marriage to Delores McWilliams on February 19, 1952, in Guernsey, Iowa.  He began farming with his dad following high school and continued to farm for fifty plus years.  After farming, he worked at I-80 and later the Tanger Outlet Mall in Williamsburg.  Willis served on the BGM School Board for 6 years and one term as president.  He was a member of the Farm Bureau and the First Presbyterian Church where he held about every office and taught Sunday School.  Faith and family were very important to Willis.  He enjoyed crossword puzzles, tearing down machinery, shelling walnuts in the fall and most of all supporting and attending his grandchildren’s activities. 

 

 

 

 

Ronnie Vols, age 65, of Pleasant Hill, formerly of Brooklyn and Grinnell, died Sunday, September 11, 2016.  Funeral Services:  11:00 a.m., Friday, September 16, 2016, at Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn, with Fr. Corey Close officiating.  Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery, Brooklyn.  Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m., prior to the service, at Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn.

Ronnie is survived by a brother David (Marlene) Vols of Ankeny; and two sisters Ilene Hagen, of Knoxville and Lilly (Armando) Sesma, of Cedar Falls.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and a son-in-law Harold Hagen.

Ronnie Vols was born August 27, 1951, in Belle Plaine, the son of Morris and Louise Kaplan Vols.  He graduated from HLV High School in 1970.  In his earlier years, Ronnie was a crop and livestock farmer.  He loved spending time with family and his dog Rinney.  He enjoyed listening to music and eating McDonald’s Big Macs.

 

 

John A. Kloster, age 64 of Marengo, died Friday, September 9, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, IA. Funeral Services: 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, September 14, 2016, Trinity Lutheran Church, Walford, with Rev. Travis Borkosky officiating.  Burial will be in the Marengo Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 3 to 7 P.M. Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo. In lieu of flowers or “cement”, please consider making a donation to a charity of your choice. 

John is survived by his wife, Beth; a son, Thomas “TJ” (Amber Parizek) of Marengo; a daughter, Angela (Emmanuel) Garza of San Antonio, TX; grandchildren, Zion, Landyn, and Larkin; a sister LaBonnie Temple of Zanesville, OH; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and a son Jeffrey Kloster in January 2016. 

John Arthur Kloster was born July 9, 1952 in Forest City, Iowa, the son of Arthur and Thelma Fjelstad Kloster. He graduated from Lake Mills High School in 1970, and attended Upper Iowa College in Fayette, graduating from Indiana College of Mortuary Science in 1974. He served his apprenticeship with Giles-Elliott Funeral Home in Fort Madison and Burlington. John married Elizabeth L. Klenske on April 30, 1977 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Waukon. He was employed at several eastern Iowa funeral homes, lastly purchasing Hoover -Valentine Funeral Home in Marengo in 1993. His son TJ joined him in 2007 and in 2008, John purchased Nevenhoven Funeral Home in Brooklyn. He and TJ have run both locations since.

John was a past member of Kiwanis and the Marengo Hospital Board. He presently serves on the Marengo Housing Board, the Marengo Cemetery Board and is a member of the Masonic Lodges #174, #46 and #10. He is a member of the Iowa Funeral Directors Association and is District 2 Governor.

John was fully devoted to his profession and serving the families of the area during their time of need.  He did find time to escape on his motorcycle, trike, or on his latest toy “the Slingshot”, with a destination of “Valhalla” in Sunrise Beach, MO.

 

 

 

Daryl Edward Behounek, age 70, of Grinnell, died Thursday, September 8, 2016, at his home.  Funeral Services:  10:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at the St. Francis Social Center, in Grinnell, with Rev. John Epperson officiating.  Burial will be in the Brooklyn Memorial Cemetery.  Visitation:  9:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at the St. Francis Social Center.  Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn, is in charge of arrangements.

Daryl is survived by his cousins Myron (Sarah) Byers, of Montezuma, Lowell (Doris) Byers of Denver, CO, Glen (Linda) Sedlacek, of Marshalltown and Norma Jean Ricek, of Cedar Rapids.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

Daryl Behounek, was born July 23, 1945, in Grinnell, the son of Edward and Verna Carlsen Behounek.  He graduated from the Brooklyn High School in 1963 and attended William Penn University, graduating in 1971 with a BA degree.  Daryl enjoyed traveling, fishing and watching t.v..

 

 

 

 

Marilyn Clayton, age 85, of Brooklyn, Iowa, died Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at the Brooklyn Community Estates. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 1:30 p.m., Monday, September 12, 2016, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Brooklyn. She will be laid to rest in the Calvary Cemetery, Brooklyn, next to her beloved husband and daughter. Visitation will be 3 to 6 p.m., Sunday, September 11, 2016, at Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn. A memorial fund has been established. There will be a luncheon in the church fellowship hall beginning at 12:00 p.m., prior to the service on Monday, September 12, 2016.

Marilyn is survived by her children R.M. “Rusty” (Jeanne) Clayton, Jr., of Brooklyn, Gerald W. “Jody” of Brooklyn, James G. Sr. (Sandy) Clayton, of Brooklyn, Kathaleen M (Jim) Snoeberger, of Delphi, IN, Joel Clayton and Sandy Dobson, of Brooklyn, and Annette M (Carl) Marshall, of Chariton; twenty grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; and a sister Janet Manatt Pilcher.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Max and daughter Mari Lynn at birth, six siblings Mary Ellen Christen, G.J. “Junie” Manatt, Merlin Manatt, Clair Manatt, Anita Manatt and Judy Sueppel.

Marilyn Ann Manatt was born June 17, 1931, in Grinnell, the daughter of Gerald “G.W.” and Margaret Brotherson Manatt.  She attended and graduated from the Brooklyn Schools.  Marilyn was united in marriage to Russell Max Clayton and was married for 50 wonderful years.  They were in love their whole adult life, spending much of their free time living life and making friends.  They would always bring food or something to many people in need or who suffered the loss of someone.  They enjoyed traveling to Texas in the winter and hanging out with their friends.  Marilyn had a passion for collecting, from Beanie Babies to glassware and jewelry.  She loved to cook and bake and would always ask you to stay for the meal she had ready, whether you were family, old friends or strangers who happened by.

 

 

 

Karla Sue Rathjen, age 46, of Marengo, passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 6, 2016, while surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.  Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 12, 2016, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Marengo, with Fr. David Wilkening officiating.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Marengo.  Visitation:  2 to 7 p.m., Sunday, September 11, 2016, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo.  There will be scripture service at 7:00 p.m.  A memorial fund has been established.

Karla is survived by her parents Gordon and Verna Goeldner; her husband Todd; three daughters Deena, Miranda, and Chelsie Rathjen; two brothers Steve (Renee) Goeldner, Craig (Dawn) Goeldner; two sisters Sara (Todd) Grimm, Christine (Brent) Bral; and a very close friend Lorrainne (Mike) Curry; nieces and nephews Lily Reuter, Lexi, and Grant Goeldner, Brooklyn, Sophia, Aidan Grimm, Brecken and Nash Bral.  She was preceded in death by her grandparents Cletus and Mildred Esser, Irvin and Katie Goeldner and her little sister Diane Goeldner.

Karla Sue Goeldner was born September 20, 1969, in Sigourney, the daughter of Gordon and Verna Esser Goeldner.  She graduated from high school in 1988 and attended Kirkwood for one year.  Karla was united in marriage to Todd Rathjen on September 7, 1991, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Marengo.  She worked at Grinnell State Bank in Loan Administration, Jerran’s Storm Drains as a bookkeeper, as well as Phat Daddy’s.  She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family and playing Pinochle.  Most of all, Karla loved following the interests of her three daughters.

 

 

 

Pauline Ann DePauw, age 73, of Malcom, died Sunday, September 4, 2016 at her home. Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M. Friday, September 9, 2016, Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn with Fr. Corey Close officiating.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Brooklyn. Visitation: 4 to 7 P.M. Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn. A memorial fund has been established. 

Pauline is survived by her husband Michael; her children, Allan (Brenda) Graham of Brooklyn, LaDonna Santosus (Rick Hudson) of Brooklyn, Annette (Corey) Hasley of Guernsey, Curt (Sheila) Graham of Lynnville, Brad (Michelle) Graham of Brooklyn; a step-daughter Laura (Josh) Nelson of Knoxville; fifteen grandchildren, Bradly Graham, Jordan Graham, Andy Sneller, Brandon Graham, Cody Graham, Cameron (Dana) Eichhorn, Cassie (Tyler) Foels, Madison Hasley, Brendan Hasley, Caleb Hasley, Ason Santosus, Bailey Santosus, Jarred Santosus, Carrie Graham, and Kyle Graham; four great-grandchildren, Devan Eichhorn, Blake Stevens, Shane Stevens and Coltyn Eichhorn. Also surviving are her siblings, Darlene Read of Brooklyn, Glen (Becky) Cline of Tama, Mary (Tom) Doyle of Toledo, Denise (Mike) Kurovski of Ankeny, and Karen (Steve) Renbarger of Grinnell; and a sister-in-law, Pat Cline of Tama.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Mark Graham, and a brother David Cline.

Pauline Ann Cline was born January 19, 1943 in Grinnell, Iowa, the daughter of Manus and Ruth Smith Cline.  She graduated from Tama High School in 1962. Pauline and Michael Raymond DePauw were married May 6, 1995 in Brooklyn, Iowa. Pauline enjoyed sewing, quilting and gardening.  But she spent most of her time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and making many cherished memories.

 

 

 

Hugh Edward Owens, age 81, of Homestead, entered into eternal rest Sunday, September 4, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.  Funeral Service:  10:30 a.m., Friday, September 9, 2016, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Conroy, with Rev. Gary Sears officiating.  Burial will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Conroy.  Visitation:  4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Conroy.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be contributed to Lutheran Interparish School, Trinity Lutheran Church, Conroy or Iowa City Hospice.  Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo is in charge of arrangements.

Hugh is survived by his wife Shirley; his children Hugh Douglas (Sandy) of Oxford, Julie Harriman of North English, Mike (Trilby) of Homestead and Mark (Jeanne) of Homestead; eleven grandchildren Damon Owens (Katie Buswell), Dana (Shaun) Needham, Landon Owens, Trent Harriman, Taylor Harriman, Payton Owens, Cael Owens, Nate Owens, Rebecca Owens (Kody Curtis), Elizabeth Owens, and Michelle Owens; 4 great-grandchildren Cheyanne and Sydney Needham, Noah and Sam Buswell; two sisters Margaret Knapp and Rosemary Pope.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Robert and a son-in-law Terry Harriman. 

Hugh Owens was born June 9, 1935, in Homestead, Iowa, the son of Hugh and Mary Briney Owens.  He graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1954.  He was united in marriage to Shirley Martinson on January 25, 1958.  Hugh was a farmer and raised shorthorn cattle as well as other livestock.  He also worked at other various agricultural related jobs.  Hugh was a member of the Farm Bureau and the Homestead MM Collectors Club.  He loved taking his 1964 MM 602 (Pea Picker) tractor to shows and parades all over the Midwest.  He enjoyed showing cattle and watching his grandchildren show a variety of livestock at the county and state fairs.  Hugh especially loved spending time with all of his family and his beloved dog Sadie. 

 

 

 

Lucille D. Maas, age 88 of Williamsburg, died Friday, September 2, 2016. Funeral Services will be 10:30 A.M. Thursday, September 8, 2016 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Williamsburg with Rev. Thomas Ogilvie officiating.  Burial will be in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be after 9:30 A.M. Thursday at the church. A memorial fund has been established.  Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo is assisting the family with arrangements.

Lucille was preceded in death by her husband Richard in 1989, her son Douglas in 2015, a sister Lorene Bierschenk, and two brothers, Orville and Laurel Weiss Jr.  She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Lucille Dorothea Weiss was born September 12, 1927 in rural Iowa County, the daughter of Laurel and Amanda Koester Weiss.  She graduated from St. Paul Lutheran Elementary and Williamsburg High School.  She continued her education, receiving a diploma from beauty school in Cedar Rapids. Lucille and Richard H. Maas were married on September 30, 1950 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids.  Lucille operated her beauty shop out of her home until her retirement at age 81. She thoroughly enjoyed her profession and looked forward to seeing her clients at their appointments.  Lucille also liked tending her many flowers and plants. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Williamsburg.

 

 

Frances Arlene Griffith, age 93, of Brooklyn, died Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Brooklyn Community Estate. Funeral Mass:  10:30 A.M. Saturday, September 3, 2016, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Brooklyn. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Brooklyn. Visitation: 4 to 7 P.M. Friday, September 2, 2016, Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn. A memorial fund has been established.

Frances is survived by her children, Dan (Kandi) Griffith of Brooklyn, Dick (Nita) Griffith of Tyler, TX, Sue Griffith of Cedar Rapids, Charles “Shorty” (Robin) Griffith of Brooklyn, Kris (Jerome) Sass of Luana, Anne (Jim) Manatt of Brooklyn, Jim (Shelly) Griffith of Victor, Fred (Glenda) Griffith of Brooklyn, John (Lisa) Griffith of Victor, Dale (Candace) Griffith of Brooklyn and Sally (Mark) Hawkins of Brooklyn; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister Emma Lou Phelan of Minneapolis, MN.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Fred in 2004, a daughter Carolyn Jo, brothers, William, Charles, and Robert Leeper, and sisters Mary Coburn, Lorraine Estes, and Polly Calderwood.

Frances Arlene was born July 25, 1923 in rural Brooklyn, the daughter of James and Helen Roth Leeper. She graduated from Brooklyn High School in 1940 and married Fred Griffith on September 1, 1941 at St. Patrick’s Rectory, Brooklyn. Frances was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.  She tended her home, raised her children, and helped her husband with their family hog buying business.  She enjoyed canning, baking, gardening, sewing and crocheting. She liked to spend her leisure time playing cards and bingo.  Frances was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.

 

 

 

Brett Alan Folkedahl, age 50, of Merrill, Wisconsin, formerly of Blairstown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota after the utmost courageous battle with esophageal cancer. His final days were spent surrounded by friends and family at his side. Memorial Service:  10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 3, 2015, at the First Presbyterian Church, Marengo, Iowa, with Pastor Anni Mingin officiating.  Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Blairstown, Iowa.  The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, September 2, 2016, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, Iowa.  A memorial fund has been established. In addition, a Celebration of Brett's Life will be held Sunday, September 11, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Rib Mountain State Park in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Left to honor Brett and remember his love are his father Nanford "Buck" Folkedahl; a second mother, Karen Dehning; a brother Bradley (Tracy) Folkedahl; a sister Nicole (Ron) Homire; three nephews Gage Kensler; Joshua Kensler and Hunter Homire; a niece Brittany Folkedahl; and his best friend and partner in life, Kelly Nolan. He was preceded in death by his mother Judith Selk Folkedahl.

Brett was born November 10, 1965, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Nanford and Judith Selk Folkedahl. He graduated from Iowa Valley High School in 1984, and was employed at Amana Refrigeration for 10 years. Brett then managed and operated a horse sale barn, the Western Exchange, in Belle Plaine, and was currently employed as a sales manager of implement equipment for Vanderloop Equipment in Marathon, Wisconsin.  Brett has been an avid horseman and outdoorsman since his childhood. He greatly enjoyed trail rides, riding in the mountains of Wyoming and Montana as well as in the Dakotas, horse auctions, and camping with his horse, dog, and friends. Having such a contagious personality, he was right at home wherever good friends or strangers gathered. He will always be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor, honesty, integrity, gentle compassion, strong faith in God, and his caring soul.

 

 

 

Conrad Lee “Connie” Hahn, age 91 of Marengo, died Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, IA.  Funeral Services: 10:30 A.M. Monday, August 29, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Marengo with Rev. Andrew Gray officiating.  Burial will be in the Marengo Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 7 P.M. Sunday, August 28, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Marengo. A memorial fund has been established.  Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo is assisting the family with arrangements.

Connie is survived by his wife, Ruth; two sons, Ned of Anchorage, Alaska, and Marty (Tara) of New Prague, MN; a daughter Joni (Leon) Heitman of Cedar Rapids, seven grandchildren Annette Fugitt, Danielle Bowman, Christine Homan, Bridger Hahn, Karly Hahn, Kent Heitman, and Abby Heitman; and nine great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister Beverly Roggentien of Marengo. He was preceded in death by his parents, and an infant brother.

Conrad Lee Hahn was born February 1, 1925 in North English, IA, the son of Clarence Hahn and Jessie Cheney Hahn. He attended the North English schools and graduated from Marengo High School in 1942.  Connie and Ruth Schumacher were married October 7, 1950 at Ruth’s parents’ home. He was employed at Swift and Company for a time, and then became a meter reader for Iowa Electric Light and Power for 37 years. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, the Marengo Fish and Game Club, and the Isaac Walton League.  He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan, and enjoyed bowling and fishing. Most of all he cherished his time spent with his family.

 

 

 

 

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