Daniel Bieber, 55, of Waukon
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 2:59 AM
Daniel Bieber, 55, of Waukon, Iowa, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon.
Daniel Peter Bieber was born Oct. 20, 1956, in Waukon to Peter William and Lillian Eileen (Kvamme) Bieber. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church in Waukon and graduated from Waukon High School in 1974.
On March 18, 1978, Dan married Sheryl Sue Bloxham at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa.
Dan was a farmer his entire life, starting with doing chores as a boy to working the feeder pig sales at the IPLA Sales Barn when he was just out of high school. He continued as he joined the family on the Bieber Century farm. Dan truly loved farming and took great pride in showing his operation.
He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Waukon, where he taught Sunday School, and he and Sheryl served as youth advisors.
Currently, he was a Makee Township Trustee and formerly on the board of the Waukon Athletic Booster Club.
He enjoyed being outdoors, especially four-wheeling, wood cutting, picking up walnuts and mowing the yard. He also loved taking his restored Farmall tractors to parades and on tractor rides.
Playing euchre, following the Hawkeyes, Packers and Cubs, and spending time with his grandchildren were some of his favorite pastimes.
Survivors include his wife, Sheryl; his children, Jennifer (Scott) Mittan of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Melissa (Shannon) Wolf of Lancaster, Wis., Adam (Jennifer) Bieber of Waukon, Renee (LeAlan) Byrnes of Cedar Rapids, and Angela (Lee) Carlson of Waukon; his grandchildren, Hallie and Vanessa Mittan, Mitchel, Nolan and Ross Wolf, Sean Bieber, Grace and Oliver Byrnes, George, Ed and Andy Bieber, Doug Huinker, and Larry Schulte; his parents, Peter and Lillian Bieber of Waukon; his siblings, Susan (Miles) Schulte of Spring Grove, Tom Bieber of Onalaska, Wis., Judy Brozovich of Scottsdale, Ariz., Charles (Jill) Bieber of Waukon, and Mary (Doug) Huinker of Postville, Iowa; his mother-in-law, Norma Bloxham; as well as aunts, uncles and many nieces, nephews and brothers- and sisters-in-laws.
He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents; his father-in-law, James Bloxham; and his brother-in-law, Tim Brozovich.
Funeral services were Oct. 15 at First Presbyterian Church in Waukon with Pastor Grant VanderVelden officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery, Waukon.
The Martin Funeral Home in Waukon assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.martinfunerals.com.