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Dale Zuber

August 20, 1940 — May 23, 2019

Homestead-Dale William Zuber was born August 20, 1940, at home near Homestead, Iowa, the son of Willard and Marjorie (Leahy) Zuber. He graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1958. Dale was united in marriage to Ruth Marie Heitshusen on August 19, 1962 at Immanuel Lutheran Church near Williamsburg. Dale was a life long farmer, he especially enjoyed raising cattle. He also worked at Amana Refrigeration and Williamsburg Manufacturing. He was a faithful member of St. John Lutheran Church. Dale enjoyed watching Cubs Baseball, the Iowa Hawkeyes, hunting, attending his grandchildren's activities and spending time with family. Dale passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Colonial Manor at the age of 78 years.

He is survived by his wife Ruth; four children: Sandy (Denny) Marine of Williamsburg, Curt (Mary) Zuber of Sydney, Australia, Carol (John) Meade of Newhall and Traci (Jerry) Zahradnek of Kalona; 11 grandchildren: Jessie (Tanner) Morrison, Kelly Marine, Brandt (Katie) Marine, Cody (Kattie Redlinger) Marine, Emma Zuber, Katie Meade, Alec Meade, Jack Meade, Maddi (Justin Harland) Zahradnek, Shelby Zahradnek and Jack Zahradnek; 3 great grandchildren: Breckin Morrison, Jayse Morrison and Brooks Marine; a brother: Larry (Fran) Zuber of North Liberty; three sisters: Karen Dirks of Scotch Grove, Kathy (Dave) Jones of Williamsburg and Marty Gahring of Albany, Georgia; a sister-in-law: Barbara Zuber of Williamsburg. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Richard Zuber and a brother-in-law Max Dirks.

Celebration of Life Service will be 10:30 am Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at St. John Lutheran Church near Homestead. Burial will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, May 27, 2019 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at the Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg. A memorial fund has been established for St. John Lutheran Church, Camp Courageous or donor's choice. Messages and tributes may be left at

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Monday, May 27, 2019

3:00 - 6:00pm

Powell Funeral Home- Williamsburg, Iowa

407 N Highland St, Williamsburg, IA 52361

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Starts at 10:30am

St. John Lutheran Church

1928 V Ave, Homestead, IA 52236

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