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 David Carl Shepherd

David Carl Shepherd

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Death 15 Jun 2010 (aged 77)
Burial Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 62718302 · View Source
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Dave passed away Tuesday morning at Mahaska Hospital in Oskaloosa at the age of 77 years, 1 month and 23 days.

David Carl Shepherd was born April 23, 1933 in Centerville, Iowa to Absalom and Mamie Brattian Shepherd. He was a Seymour High School graduate. After graduation Dave began his career with Iowa Southern Utilities as a utility man and eventually retired after 44 years as a water treatment specialist in 1994. Dave married Darlene Marie Siglin, April 21, 1951, in Des Moines, Iowa. They made their home in Eddyville, Iowa and lived there 40 years during Dave's working career. They moved to Oskaloosa in 1995. Dave was a member of the Fist Presbyterian Church in Oskaloosa, Presbyterian Men's Breakfast Group, and Ruritan; he volunteered at the Iowa State Fair for 14 years and also served on the County Evangelism Committee at the Southern Iowa Fair. He enjoyed his coffee breaks with friends in various Oskaloosa restaurants, fishing and hunting with his children, and attending his children's, grandchildren's, great grandchildren's and friends athletic events. He was a referee for a variety of sporting events in the Oskaloosa area and he loved to golf.

Dave is survived by his wife, Darlene of Oskaloosa; four daughters: Vickie (Jay) Kintzel of Longmont, Colorado; Ann (Wayne) Rowland of Ottumwa, Iowa; Jana (Rick) Barnard of Indianola Iowa; and Beth Hartz of Menomonie, Wisconsin; two sons: Tom (Cindy) Shepherd of Washington Iowa; and Rob Shepherd of Naples, Florida; 26 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren and one sister, Anita (Max) Rash of Seymour, Iowa.

Besides his parents, Dave was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Brian Hartz, who passed away May 11, 2010.


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  • Created by: Carla Burdock
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62718302
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Carl Shepherd (23 Apr 1933–15 Jun 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62718302, citing Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Carla Burdock (contributor 47112447) .