Millersburg-Dairyl Marvin Faas was born December 15, 1927 near Millersburg, Iowa, the son of Carl and Edna (Floechinger) Faas. He attended Millersburg High School. Dairyl served in the United States Army from 1946-1947. Dairyl was united in marriage to Edna Wardenburg on December 16, 1949 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Williamsburg. He was a lifelong farmer in Iowa County. He was a past member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millersburg were he served on a number of committees. He later became a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Williamsburg. He enjoyed dancing, playing card, traveling with Edna on trips and spending time with family. He truly enjoyed his Honor Flight trip in 2015. Dairyl passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at the Highland Ridge Care Center in Williamsburg at the age of 91.
He is survived by three children: Elaine (Patti Foltz) Faas of Cedar Rapids, Duane (Sheryl) Faas of Ames and Debra Faas (Glen Hunt, significant other) of Knoxville; a grandson: Joshua (Julianne) Faas; 6 great grandchildren: Kaleb Faas, Khole Faas, Kamryn Faas, Kennedi Faas, Keen Faas and Karolyn Faas; a brother: Melvin (Marie) Faas of Lincoln, Nebraska and a sister: Ethel (Darl) Lee of Carlisle. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife in 2011, two sisters: Verna Kramer and Eileen Callison.
Celebration of Life Service will be 10:00 am on Wednesday July 3, 2019 at the St Paul Lutheran Church in Williamsburg. Burial will be in the Millersburg Cemetery with Military Rites by the Millersburg American Legion Post #521. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at the Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg. A memorial fund has been established for St. Paul Lutheran Church, Williamsburg, Senior Dining in Millersburg and St. Paul Lutheran Preschool in Ames. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.