Obituaries

Arnold G. Averhoff

Mar 23, 2021
Averhoff, Arnold

Services

10:30 am, Saturday, March 27, 2021 at St. John’s Bennington Lutheran Church, Waterloo

Visitation

5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Friday, March 26, 2021 at Kearns Funeral Service, Waterloo Kimball Chapel.

Cemetery

Immediately following service at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Bennington Twsp, military rites by the United States Air Force.

Memorials

St. John’s Lutheran Church, NEIA Food Bank, or to the Family

Biography

   Arnold G. Averhoff, 88, of   Waterloo died March 23, 2021.      He was born on October 6, 1932 in Waterloo, son of Edgar H. and Esther L. (Weinberg) Averhoff.

   He graduated from Dunkerton High School. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War, receiving an Honorable Discharge.

   Arnold married LaVera Tiedt in Readlyn on     November 8, 1953, she died September 1, 1998. Later, he married Karen Lauber in Waterloo, on September 19, 1999. Arnold was a Federal Meat  Inspector at Rath for 21 years, retiring in 1982. He was an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Bennington Township. He loved his close family times and the great outdoors as they camped, hunted, and fished throughout his life. Hunting mushrooms and arrow heads also rated high on his list of outdoor activities. Arnold also participated in the Honor Flight in September 2015.

   Arnold is survived by wife, Karen; son, Eugene (Sherry) Averhoff of Dorchester; daughters, Doris (Jim) Madden of Waterloo and Deanne (Dan    Salisbury-friend) Kuenstling of Dunkerton; six grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Jane Averhoff of Waterloo, Janetta Schellhorn, Paul and Marrillee Tiedt, Violet Schuldt, Melvin and   Delores Joens, John and Sherry Tiedt, and Donna (Mark) Rastetetter; and many nieces and nephews.

   He is preceded in death by first wife, LaVera; son-in-law, Kenneth Kuenstling, and brother, Ivan Averhoff.

 


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  1. Alan/Marilyn Walker | Mar 26, 2021
    Arnold was our long time neighbor, first on Bennington, and then on Moline.  We are sorry to learn of his passing.  Our sincere sympathy to all the family.  Alan & Marilyn Walker
  2. Rock | Mar 26, 2021
    Saddened by the loss of Mr. Averhoff but happy for the many years he was blessed with. It is comforting to know he is at peace, and in God's care. John 5:28,29; Psalms 37:29 My condolences to the family.

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