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Donald F. Ueker

Donald F. Ueker, 81, of 501 S. Kentucky died Friday (June 13, 2003) at the Heritage Care Center. Memorial services will be 10:30 AM Wednesday at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, with Rev. Scott Duffus, St James Lutheran Church, officiating. Private family inurnment services will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be given to the Donald F. Ueker Memorial Fund. Donald Frederick Ueker was born September 23, 1921 on a farm near Nora Springs the son of Frederick and Anna (Gashel) Ueker. He was baptized December 4, 1921 at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Nora Springs and also confirmed there. He grew up in the Nora Springs area graduating from Nora Springs High School in 1939. Upon graduation, he went to Baltimore, MD where he was employed by Glenn L. Martin Aircraft Company of Middle River, Maryland. He returned to Nora Springs in 1942 and enlisted in US Army Air Force receiving his honorable discharge in 1946. Don was united in marriage to Wilma Kupker June 30, 1946 at St. John Lutheran Church in Charles City. He was employed as a plumber and pipefitter for several companies in Nora Springs, Charles City and Mason City until his retirement in 1983. Don served on the town council in Nora Springs, church boards in Nora Springs and Mason City. He held various offices in Plumbing and Pipefitters Local #405. He was a Boy Scout leader for 13 years. At the time of his death he was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Plumber and Steamfitters Local #33 of Des Moines and a lifetime member of VFW Post 733. Don enjoyed camping and boating with family and friends. After retirement, he and wife Wilma spent several winters in the South. Don is survived by 2 sons; James Ueker and wife Patricia of Mason City, Richard Ueker and wife Lila of Mason City, Grandchildren; Nicole Murphy and husband Patrick and their children Andy and Kelly of Camdenton, MO, Ryan Ueker of Phoenix, AZ, Andrea and Lisa Ueker of Mason City. Don was preceded in death by his parents, wife, a brother, sister and nephew.

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10:30 AM at Major Erickson Funeral Home on June 18, 2003 (map/driving directions)

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