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WEICHERS, Harold 1917-2004

WEICHERS, MOLENDORP, EYGABROAD

Posted By: Karen D-J (email)
Date: 6/30/2006 at 11:20:31

WELLSBURG - Harold Weichers, 87, of Wellsburg died at his home from natural causes while under the care of Cedar Valley Hospice on Friday, Nov. 5, 2004. Funeral services were Monday, Nov. 8, at St. John Lutheran Church in Wellsburg with the Rev. Bruce Zimmerman officiating. Burial followed at the Wellsburg Reformed Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family.

Harold was born Jan. 28, 1917, in Shiloh Township, the son of Dick and Malena (Molendorp) Weichers. He attended country school in rural Wellsburg. On Jan. 15, 1941, he was united in marriage to Lillie Eygabroad in Marshalltown. Harold was a World War II veteran serving with the U.S. Army Air Corps. He lived in the Wellsburg area his entire life and was self-employed, operating a trucking and corn shelling business. He was a horse enthusiast and enjoyed attending horse shows.

Survivors include three sons, Gordon Weichers and wife Karen of Steamboat Rock, Craig Weichers and wife Mary of Albuquerque, N.M. and Kent Weichers and wife Karen of Grundy Center; three daughters, Sally Nevenhoven and husband Ron of Aplington, Sherri Wessels and husband Dick of Fairfax and Camelia Weichers of Cedar Rapids; three sisters, Nettie Huisman of Ackley, Edna Kreb of Waterloo and Mildred Weichers of Grundy Center; and 17 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; four sisters, Anna Rindles, Grace Freese, Rena Huisman and Leone Hopkins; four brothers, John, Conrad, Lester and Dale Weichers; and grandchildren Denise and Leisha Aukes.

Doyen-Abels Funeral Home in Wellsburg was in charge of the arrangements.

--Iowa Falls Times-Citizen Published November 10, 2004


 

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