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scan_pic0014OELWEIN-Dwayne Merle Suckow, of Oelwein, formerly of Fairbank, died Saturday, October 16,  at St. Lukes Hospital, Cedar Rapids.

He was born July 29, 1930 at Waukon, Iowa, son of Richard amd Mabel (Mohs) Suckow.

He married Beverly Jean Schierholz  on September 17, 1954 and they later divorced.  He married Judy Krueger on September 09, 1989 at the Little Brown Church at Nashua, Iowa.

Survived by:  his wife, Judy of Oelwein, one daughter, Peggi Suckow and Steve Welter of Fairbank.  One son, Dennis Suckow of  Hudson.  One step-daughter, Susan (Travis) Larson of Jesup, Iowa.  two grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.  One brother, Delbert Suckow and special friend Dorla of Postville, Iowa.

Services: at 1o:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 18, at Woods Funeral Home,  Fairbank with burial in the Fairbank Cemetery. Public visitation from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home and one hour before services.

Before his retirement Dwayne and his  wife, Judy, owned and operated D&J resturant in Fairbank for 20 years.  Prior to that he owned and operated the Heritage House at Tripoli, Iowa, Mozy Inn at North Washington, Iowa and 312 Club at Mcintire, Iowa

Memorials may be directed to the family.

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scan_pic0009Fairbank-Barbara J. Gipper, of Fairbank, died Monday, October 4, at Fairbank, Iowa, of cancer.

She was born August 29, 1933 in Oelwein, Iowa, daughter of Johannes (Hans) and Edith (Shannon) Hausler.

She graduated from Oran Community High School in 1950. After graduation she attended Henrotin Hospital School of Nursing in Chicago, Illinois, graduating in 1955.

She married Lloyd Gipper on December 19,1955 at Immaculate Conception
Rectory in Fairbank, Iowa.

Survived by: two daughters, Glenda (Rex) Kane of Fairbank, Iowa, Sarah (Bruce) Bodin of Mankato, Minnesota. Three sons, Jerry (Robin) Gipper of Mesa, Arizona, Mitch (Roxie) Gipper of Fairbank, Iowa, and Tim (Lori) Gipper of Mt. Morris, Illinois.  Fifteen grandchildren, seven great grandchildren.  Three brother-in-laws, Ivan (Marcella) Gipper of Waterloo, Iowa, Ralph (Edna) Gipper of Fairbank and Bill Petit of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Two sister-in-laws, Grace (Leroy) Matthews of Charter Oak, Iowa and Hazel (Lloyd) Hultman of Sumner, Iowa.

Preceded in death by:  her husband, Lloyd and her parents.

Services:  at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 8, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fairbank with burial in the church cemetery.  Public visitation from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, with parish rosary at 4:00 p.m. and Scripture Service at 7:00 at the funeral home.

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