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WITZENBURG, Marion 1926-2012

WITZENBURG, DEZWARTE VANDE LUNE, BAIRD, WELCHER

Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 8/23/2012 at 20:48:32

[Waterloo Courier, Monday, July 30, 2012]

WATERLOO - Marion "Witz" Witzenburg, 86, of Waterloo, died Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Cedar Valley Hospice Home.

He was born July 23, 1926, in Otley, son of Yella A. and Marie DeZwarte Witzenburg. He married Lenora M. Vande Lune on Dec. 23, 1949, in Prairie City.

Mr. Witzenburg served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was employed in the management of several grain cooperative elevators in Pella, Napier and Dunkerton. He later founded Bunker Hill Stone Products, then developed part of his farm into the Len Mar and Woodland Estates Subdivision. He was a charter member of the Dunkerton Lions Club, the Dunkerton Business Group and a 10-year council member of the city of Dunkerton.

Survived by his wife; a son, Douglas (Julie) of Altoona; two daughters, Deborah (John) Baird of Staines, Middlesex, United Kingdom, and Denice (Larry) Welcher of Waterloo; and two grandsons.

Preceded in death by a sister, Frances; and a brother, Clarence.

Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Kearns, Huisman-Schumacher Chapel, with entombment in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Graveside military rites will be conducted by the Cedar Falls AMVETS Post 49 and the Iowa Army National Guard Honors Detail. Visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and an hour before services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice or Cedar Bend Humane Society.


 

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