David Kokemiller Obituary

David G. Kokemiller
Dave Kokemiller
David G. Kokemiller

May 1, 1944 - September 24, 2006
Born in Story City, IA
Resided in Luther, IA
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David Kokemiller, 62, passed away Sunday, September 24th, suddenly after a brief illness. Services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Madrid at 11:00am, the family will greet friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Sheffield Cemetery and a reception afterward at American Legion in Story City, IA.

David was born May 1, 1944 in Story City, Iowa and graduated from Story City High School and attended a plumbing trade school. He married Linda (Rahto) on October 2, 1965 and they have lived in Luther, Iowa since 1971. He was a member of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union #33 and worked as a commercial plumber in the Des Moines area. He retired in 2004 and enjoyed fishing and spending time with his dog, Chelsey.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Linda Kokemiller; son, Donovan and daughter-in-law Gwen Stevens of Broken Arrow, OK; daughter, Ronda and son-in-law Matt Willson of Fort Myers, FL; daughter, Jana and son-in-law Bret Berka of Ames, IA; grandchildren, Dayne and Reese Stevens, Sylvia and Danny Berka; brother, Fred and his wife Shirley Kokemiller of Madrid, IA; sister, Gretchen and her husband Wayne Alvestad of Des Moines, IA; and sister Ruth Ann Gertsen of Story City, IA, as well as many nieces and nephews.


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St. John's Lutheran Church-Madrid
104 South Market Street
Madrid, IA US
Thursday, September 28, 2006
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church -- Madrid
104 South Market St
Madrid, IA 50156
Thursday, September 28, 2006
11:00 AM
Sheffield Cemetery, Rural Gilbert, IA
Gilbert, IA US
Thursday, September 28, 2006