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1936 Donald 2021

Donald M. Witte

April 10, 1936 — December 21, 2021

Donald M. Witte was born April 10, 1936 in York Township, Iowa County, Iowa.

The son of Martin F. and Ida M. (Sandersfeld) Witte.

He was baptized May 10, 1936 and confirmed May 1950 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Donald attended Immanuel Parochial School and graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1954. He was a veteran of the United States Army, stationed in Hy & Hy Btry 3rd Msl BN, 61st Arty, Loring AFB, Limestone, ME. Donald was employed at Holden’s Foundation Seeds, Inc., and Monsanto for 46 1/2 years at Williamsburg, Iowa.

He retired in April 2001 and moved to Logan to be closer to his daughter. During his retirement, he enjoyed restoring and showing his antique Minneapolis Moline Tractors with his grandson, Justin Thomas. He won most times!

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Debra Stewart; brothers-in-law, Terry Strang, Ed Maschmann; and nephew, Scott Maschmann.

Don is survived by his daughter, Kimberly (Scott) Thomas of Logan; son-in-law, Scott Stewart of Oxford, IA.; grandchildren, Michelle (Jon) Anderson of Indianapolis, IN; Justin Thomas of Madison, SD and Audrey Stewart of Olympia, WA; sisters, Janet Maschmann of Victor, IA, Joann Strang of Cedar Rapids, IA.; and brother, Harlan and wife, Shirley of North English, IA.

Visitation is Tuesday, December 28, 2021, 9:00-10:00 a.m., at the St. John Lutheran Church in Honey Creek, Iowa. The funeral service will begin at 10:00 a.m., also at the church.

Burial will be in the East York Cemetery (Harrington) in Iowa County, Iowa on Tuesday at 3:00 p.m.

Memorials made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Honey Creek, Iowa.

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Tuesday, December 28, 2021

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

St. John Lutheran Church of Honey Creek

30907 Coldwater Avenue, Honey Creek, IA 51542

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

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St. John Lutheran Church of Honey Creek

30907 Coldwater Avenue, Honey Creek, IA 51542

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