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Donad Arthur Dill

October 21, 1930 February 13, 2019
Donad Arthur Dill
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Obituary for Donad Arthur Dill

Donald A. Dill, 88, died peacefully Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at West Ridge Care Center in Cedar Rapids.
Honoring Don’s wishes, a memorial visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 at Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home in Vinton.
A graveside service with military honors will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 10, 2019, at the Garrison Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to Don’s farm following services for a time of food and fellowship.
Donald Arthur Dill was born October 21, 1930 near Dysart, Iowa, the son of Arthur and Bertha Sturtz Dill. He attended Jackson #7 country school and graduated from Lincoln High School in Vinton in 1950. From 1952-1954 Don served his country in the United States Army, stationed in Hawaii and Germany.
On February 23, 1980, Don was united in marriage to Betty Vredenburg at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. He was a member of the Farm Bureau, the Vinton VFW and was a 48-year member of the Mt. Auburn American Legion Post. He also served on numerous boards, including the Garrison Cemetery Board. Don enjoyed playing cards, bowling, golfing and was a Hawkeye fan. Don was a lifelong farmer, living on the family farm since he was seven years old and retiring in 1992.
Don is survived by his brother, Lloyd Dill; seven nieces and nephews, Nancy (Martin) Wisgerhoff, Doug (Mary) Dill, Brad (Tanya) Dill, Jim (Rachelle) Brecht, Bill (Teri) Brecht, Larry Brecht and Jerry Brecht; nine great nieces and nephews; four great great nieces and nephews; step daughter, Barb (Don) Skalsky; step grandchildren, Ron (Jessie) Clark, Mike (Lisa) Clark, Rhonda Clark, Michelle Clark-Eberhardt, Don (Jolynn) Skalsky, Connie (Tim) Holub, Ben Vredenburg, Tammy Kayokela, Tonya (Tracy) Skrove, Thomas (Keeley) Hilton and several great great step grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife on June 1, 2003; sister, Marian Brecht and husband, Rolland; sisters-in-law, Roxa and Charlane Dill; stepsons, Clifford Vredenburg and Allen Vredenburg; stepdaughter, Beverly Clark; and lifelong friend, Wayne Wieditz.
A memorial fund has been established.
Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home is caring for Don and his family. Condolences may be sent to www.vsrfh.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

23

Feb

2:00 PM 2/23/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 2/23/2019 4:00:00 PM
Van Steenhuyse Funeral Home

1212 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

Van Steenhuyse Funeral Home
1212 1st Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Graveside

Saturday

10

Aug

1:00 PM 8/10/2019 1:00:00 PM
Garrison Cemetery

61st Street/E22 and 18th Avenue/V66
Garrison, IA 52229

Family and friends are invited to Don’s farm following services for a time of food and fellowship.

Garrison Cemetery
61st Street/E22 and 18th Avenue/V66 Garrison 52229 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Garrison Cemetery Final Resting Place

61st Street/E22 and 18th Avenue/V66
Garrison, IA 52229

61st Street/E22 and 18th Avenue/V66 Garrison 52229 IA
United States
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