Darrell Mauck, 91, of Donnellson passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021 at 12:45 AM at the Ft. Madison Community Hospital.
He was born on January 1, 1930 in Newark, MO to Roby and Ina Hutchison Mauck. On July 15, 1958 he married Wilma See in Colony, MO. He served in the US Air Force in Tucson, AZ as a Staff Sargeant.
After the service he attended and graduated from Northeast Missouri State Teachers College. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge Colony No. 168 AF & AM and received his fifty year pin. Darrell worked for the Ft. Madison Community School District and had several positions including a Shop Teacher, Guidance Counselor and Drivers Ed Teacher and retired after thirty five years of service. Darrell was a “jack of all trades and a master of none” he enjoyed wheeling and dealing and had numerous side jobs over the years. Darrell loved animals and had taken in several strays throughout his lifetime, he also enjoyed mushroom hunting. Darrell’s greatest love was his family, he especially enjoyed all the family gatherings.
Survivors include his wife, Wilma Mauck of Donnellson; one son, David (Denise) Mauck of Batavia, IA; two daughters, Rhonda (Jeff) Beelman of North Liberty, IA and Denise (Nick) Quanrud of Cedar Rapids; eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; a half sister, Karen Adams of Folsam, LA; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Larry, Roger and Gary Mauck.
Per his wishes cremation has been entrusted to King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. A private family graveside service will be held in Soldiers’ Circle, Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Pete Hagglund officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the US Air Force and the Ft. Madison Veterans Honor Guard.
A memorial has been established for PAW Animal Shelter and cards may be mailed to Rhonda Beelman at 635 Fox Vally Drive, North Liberty, Iowa 52317 and online condolences may be left at www.kinglynk.com