King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Dale A. Pohlpeter, 64, Fort Madison


Dale A. Pohlpeter, 64, of Ft. Madison passed away on Friday, August 24, 2018 at 2:10 AM at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

    He was born on December 29, 1953 in Ft. Madison to Richard and Lois Morrett Pohlpeter.  On April 7, 1979 he married Gerry Powelson in Ft. Madison.  Dale worked at Anchor Metals in his early years, he then worked at ISP as a correctional officer and retired in 2008.  Dale enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.


Survivors include his wife, Gerry Pohlpeter of Ft. Madison; one son, B.J. (Sarah) Pohlpeter of Ft. Madison; one daughter, Jessi Pohlpeter of Ft. Madison; two grandchildren, Madison and Mason Pohlpeter of Ft. Madison; four sisters, Becky (Rick) Baker, Carol May and Lorrie (John) Bird all of Ft. Madison and Ellen (Curt) Mumpower of Quincy, IL; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

   A memorial service will be held on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 11 AM at First Christian Church in Ft. Madison with Reverend Dann Masden officiating.  Per his wishes, cremation has been entrusted to King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.

   A memorial has been established in his memory and online condolences may be left at

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