Alfred Dwaine Zufall 1927-2010
ZUFALL, WATHEN, ROSS, RICKE, BISHOP, KESSLER, SANDERS
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 4/21/2013 at 00:07:41
ESTHERVILLE - Funeral services for Alfred D. Zufall, 83, of Estherville will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010, at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville with Pastor Lynn Elrod officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Tuesday only. Interment will be at East Side Memorial Cemetery in Estherville with military rites by VFW Post 3388 and American Legion Post 91 of Estherville.
He died Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Society in Estherville.
Alfred Dwaine Zufall, the son of Tillman Henry and Edith Goldie (Ross) Zufall, was born Aug. 6, 1927, in Dolliver.
He received his education in the Dolliver School. Following completion of school, Alfred served in the United States Navy during World War II. After his honorable discharge he returned to the area.
On Sept. 5, 1947, Alfred was united in marriage to Anna Belle Wathen in Pine City, Minn. The couple made their home in Estherville in 1955 and Alfred was a heavy equipment operator, primarily operating a caterpillar. He was employed at Fagre Construction Company and Estherville Sand and Gravel. In his leisure time he enjoyed reading, bowling and dancing.
He was a member of the American Legion.
Left to cherish Alfred's memory are his wife, Anna, of Estherville; his children, Barbara E. Ricke and husband, Doug, of Spirit Lake, Robert L. Zufall and his wife, Susan, of Maple Grove, Minn., and Lowell T. Zufall and his wife, Pam, of Estherville; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Preceding Alfred in death were four sisters, Beulah Bishop, Alice Zufall, Stella Kessler and Marjorie Sanders; and three brothers, Gerald, Harold and Vern. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA December 4, 2010)
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