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Donald William Scheffert

July 16, 1932 ~ December 12, 2017 (age 85)

            Donald William Scheffert, age 85, of Guttenberg, IA, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at the Guttenberg Care Center.

            Don was born July 16, 1932 to Joseph and Evelyn (Hinzman) Scheffert in Elkader Iowa. He attended St. Joseph’s in Elkader and completed his high school career in 1950. On January 22, 1955 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Charles City Iowa, Don married the love of his life Patricia Dugan and together they were blessed with four children Susan, Julie, Kathy, and Jim.

            Don worked for many years as a store manager and in the grocery industry, specializing in the meat department. When he wasn’t working Don spent much of his time with his family whether it was with his children or even his grandchildren. Don also enjoyed playing cards, taking family camping trips, fishing, and casino trips. He was also a member of the St. Mary's Parish, St. Mary’s School Board, the Guttenberg Fire Department, and Guttenberg Jaycees.

            Left to cherish his memory is wife; Pat of Guttenberg, daughters Susan (Stephan) Bahls of Guttenberg, Julie (Chris Youngblut) of Guttenberg, and Kathy (Brian) Oberreuter of Ryan, son Jim Scheffert of Ryan; eight grandchildren; Aaron (Mary) Bahls, Slade (Christina) Bahls, Travis (Michelle) Geuder, Tim Geuder, Trent Geuder, Jade Geuder, Dax Oberreuter, Cassidy Oberreuter; 8 great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

            Donald is preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Evelyn Scheffert, brother Edward Scheffert, son-in-law Tom Geuder, In-laws Charles and Gertrude Dugan.

            In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established and any and all contributions may be sent to 703 N. 3rd St. Guttenberg, IA 52052.


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
December 15, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Crematory Services
207 South 1st Street
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Visitation
Saturday
December 16, 2017

9:30 AM to 10:25 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
520 S 2nd St
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Memorial Service
Saturday
December 16, 2017

10:30 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
520 S 2nd St
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Inurnment at a later date.

Guttenberg City Cemetery
214 Garber Rd
Guttenberg, IA 52052


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