June 15, 1935 - March 11, 2022
Duane Irlmeier, 86 of Templeton, died Friday, March 11, 2022, at Regency Park Nursing Home in Carroll. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Templeton. The Celebrant will be Fr. Timothy Friedrichsen. Mass servers will be Dylan and Carter Wieland. Music will be by Jeanne Kerkhoff and the Templeton Community Choir. Special music will be provided by Jo Beane. Lector for the Funeral Mass will be Sally Reiman. Gift Bearers will be Rhonda Wolf and Randy Zubrod. Eucharistic Minister will be Karen Zubrod. Honorary Casket Bearers will be Heather Schulte, Mandi Dolson, Amy Hanken, Renee Hackfort, Amber Schoeppner, and Rhonda Wolf. Casket Bearers will be Jamey Voge, Josh Rohe, Chris Mohr, Todd Irlmeier, Alec Irlmeier, Kade Irlmeier, Gage Irlmeier, James Hanken, and Randy Zubrod. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Templeton. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Monday at the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll. There will be no visitation on Tuesday prior to the Funeral Mass. Memorials may be left at the funeral home or the church for a later designation. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll and online condolences may be left for Duane’s family at www.sharpfuneral.com. The son of Joseph “Stoggie” and Rosalia “Mep” (Kasperbauer) Irlmeier, Duane was born on June 15, 1935, in Dedham, Iowa. Duane attended Sacred Heart School in Templeton and graduated with the Class of 1953. On April 27, 1955, Duane was united in marriage to Pauline Wanninger. The couple lived in Templeton their entire married life. Following graduation, he was employed a short time with Lawrence Ocken Construction. Duane then worked for Earl Niehaus Produce and later purchased the route which he owned and operated until 1972; when he was employed at Farmland Foods until 1975. Duane and Pauline purchased Kaus Grocery Store in 1975 and operated it as Irlmeier Grocery Store until 1992. Duane then worked at Manning Grocery until retirement. Duane enjoyed woodworking, Christmas projects, and was meticulous and took great pride in his professionally manicured lawn. Duane was an avid Iowa Hawkeye and Chicago Cubs Fan and lifelong member of Sacred Heart Church in Templeton. Survivors include his wife Pauline of Templeton; his children: Diane (Dale) Rohe of Wills Point, Texas, Cheryl Irlmeier of Dubuque, Doug (Pam) Irlmeier of Templeton, and Chad Irlmeier of Ankeny; his grandchildren: Jamey (Brandy) Voge, Josh Rohe, Heather (Joel) Schulte, Chris Mohr, Mandi (Mark) Dolson, Todd (Keely) Irlmeier, Renee (Brandon) Hackfort, Amy (James) Hanken, Amber Schoeppner, Alec Irlmeier, Kade Irlmeier, and Gage Irlmeier; 16 greatgrandchildren; 3 great-greatgrandchildren with one on the way; his sister, Bonnie Hein of Carroll; his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Sally (Harry) Reiman of Carroll and Bill (Lue) Wanninger of Manning; his step-siblings in-law: Pat (Kevin) Schultz of Carroll, Lois (Pete) Croghan of Manning, Mark (Bonnie) Wanninger of Manning, and Nook (Tom) Wurr of Colorado; as well as many nieces, nephews, other extended relatives and many friends. Duane was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter Sheila Schoeppner; his granddaughter, April Schoeppner; his great-grandson, Miles Dolson; his sister, Linda Billmeier; and his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Jerry Hein, Ray Billmeier, Delores (Roy) Lidbeck and Marilyn (Merlyn) Zubrod.
Duane Irlmeier, 86 of Templeton, died Friday, March 11, 2022, at Regency Park Nursing Home in Carroll. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Templeton. The... View Obituary & Service Information
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