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1931 Donald 2020

Donald Kalkhoff

June 1, 1931 — November 26, 2020

Mass of Christian Burial for 89 year old Donald Kalkhoff of Manning will be held on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 1:00 PM, at Sacred Heart Church in Templeton. Burial at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Templeton. Friends may call at the Church from 12:30 until the time of Mass. Don died Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Manning Senior Living.

Donald, son of Edward and Mary (Fangman) Kalkhoff was born June 1, 1931 in Templeton, Iowa. He graduated from Sacred Heart High School, in Templeton. Don was a member of the Armed Forces Heavy Artillery during the Korean war and was stationed in the Panama Canal Zone.

On April 14, 1953 Don was united in marriage with Leana Klocke at St. Joseph's Church in Dedham. They lived their entire life and farmed west of Templeton on Don's boyhood farm place. Don and Leana were faithful members of Sacred Heart Parish in Templeton. They enjoyed keeping a manicured lawn.

Don and Leana lived west of Templeton until 2016 when they moved to Char Mac Assisted Living (now called Manning Senior Living) in Manning. Leana died June 2, 2020.

On Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020, Don passed away at Manning Senior Living in Manning.

Don is survived by his sister Marlene Gross of Cedar Rapids; in-laws Kathleen Irlmeier of Audubon; Carol (Eugene) Hoffman of Carroll, in-laws; Lorraine Klocke of Carroll, and many, many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years Leana Kalkhoff; parents, Edward and Mary Kalkhoff; brother, Floyd (Pat) Kalkhoff; in-laws: Jeanette Klocke in infancy. Evangeline (Cecil) Cox, Elaine (Clarence "Doc") Sporrer, Luella (Bernard) Klein, Leona (George) Erps, Joseph Klocke, Louis (Mary) Klocke, Harry Klocke, Bernard Gross and other relatives.

Monday, November 30, 2020
12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Sacred Heart Church, Templeton, Iowa

Mass Of The Christian Burial
1:00 PM ~ Monday, November 30, 2020
Sacred Heart Church, Templeton, Iowa

Reverend Steve Brodersen

Mary Hagen

Casket Bearers
David Kalkhoff Anna Kalkhoff Lorraine Kalkhoff
James Kalkhoff Paul Hagen Larry Johansen

Sacred Heart Cemetery
Templeton, Iowa

Military Honors
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3517
American Legion Post 22
United States Army Honor Guard

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