|Birth: ||Jun. 24, 1951|
|Death: ||Oct. 24, 2013|
Joseph Francis Deutsch, age 62 of North English, died on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
Joseph Francis Deutsch was born on June 24, 1951 to Francis and Marie(Freidhof)Deutsch, New Hampton. He graduated from New Hampton High School and attended Iowa State University and the University of Iowa. On September 30, 1972, he married Margaret Hochstatter at St. Mary's Church, New Hampton. To this union, 3 children were born. Joe and Margaret were later divorced. Joe met Linda Tippie in Parnell and they were together 31 years, marrying in April 2013. They made their home in the Parnell and Millersburg communities before moving to North English in 2004. Joe's many talents included: woodworking, gardening, tree trimming, and painting. He was generous with his talents and skills, and placed great value on sharing them with his friends, neighbors and community. Joe loved working on his computer, and enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, flea markets, camping and travel. He was a member of the Williamsburg Lions Club.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Tippie-Deutsch, North English, 3 children, Curtis Deutsch(Amy Hughes), Seattle, Washington, Charis Deutsch, Portland, Oregon, and Ben Deutsch, Portland, Oregon, a step-son Mark Schroeder of Convers, Texas, and 2 grandchildren, Zia and Silas Deutsch Hughes, Seattle, Washington, and siblings: Tom(Rosie)Deutsch, New Hampton, Bill Deutsch(Martha Davis), Decorah, Nancy Fanzen, New Hampton, and Neil(Pam)Deutsch, Urbandale. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and one great-nephew.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents. Joseph donated his body to the University of Iwoa for research.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at the Powell Funeral Home and Ceremation Service in North English at 2 pm on Sunday, October 27, 2013 with Pastor Edwin Jordan officiating. Visitation will be on Sunday from 12:30 pm to service time at 2 pm. A general memorial fund has been established.
Body donated to medical science
Specifically: Joseph donated his body to the University of Iowa for research.
Created by: Donald Bitner
Record added: Oct 26, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119305567
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