KEOTA-Nicholas Heisdorffer, age 59, of Keota, died Sunday, November 8, 2020, at his home.
Nick was born September 3, 1961, in Sigourney, to William Dean and Marguerite (Post) Heisdorffer and graduated from Keota High School in 1980. On October 11, 1987, he married Deborah Brandon at Woolson Friends Church near Richland. A lifelong resident of Keokuk County, Nick worked as a farm hand and mechanic for over 20 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and enjoyed gardening, going to tractor shows and visiting with people.
Survivors include his wife: Deborah of Keota; brother: Bernard (Sandra) Heisdorffer and their daughter Rachel of Iowa City; uncle: Michael A. Heisdorffer of Harper aunt: Barb Knowles of Lisbon and cousins: Cindy Maker, Carolyn Feuss, Marilyn Benesh, Stephen Knowles and Diana Knowles. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; aunt: Susanne Feuss; uncles: Henry Feuss, Sr. and Leland Knowles and cousin: Henry Feuss, Jr.
Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 13, 2020, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota, with Rev. Robert Lathrop officiating. The service will also be livestreamed on the Powell Funeral Home facebook page. Burial will be at Holy Trinity Cemeteries - Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery in rural Harper. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Mask usage and social distancing are strongly encouraged.
A memorial fund has been established for the American Diabetes Association. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Keota is caring for Nick and his family. Tributes may be made at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.