Schmitz Funeral Home of Donnellson obituary – George A. Austin, 84, Donnellson

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George A. Austin, 84, of Donnellson, Iowa, passed away at 12:13 p.m. Sunday, May 29, 2022, at Aspire of Donnellson.

Born on October 5, 1937, in Nora Springs, Iowa, the son of George and Alyce (Leaf) Austin. On July 15, 1961, he married Gayle Fisher.

Survivors include his wife Gayle; daughter: Lori (Jim Vermazen) Mehl of West Point, Iowa; son: Robert Austin of Salt Lake City, Utah; grandchildren Ashley (Eric) Hocker, Daniel (Katelyn) Mehl, Brian (Mersade) Austin-Weischedel; great grandchildren: Brinley Hocker, Brody Hocker, Brycen Mehl, Kinze Mehl, Emily Austin-Weischedel, Rylan Austin-Weischedel and Emmett Austin-Weischedel.  Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death are his parents, brothers: Richard, Cortland, Conway and Gerald. His mother and father-in-law Burr and Aola Fisher. Plus sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and son-in-law David Mehl.

George was a member of the Donnellson United Methodist Church. He was a United States Army Veteran, he worked at Armour-Dial for thirty-three years, retiring in 2000. George enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing and going to the casino to play slots. He especially enjoyed time with his family.

His body has been entrusted to the crematory of Schmitz Funeral Home for cremation.

Family will meet friends from10:00 a.m. to  11:00 a.m. Friday, June 3, 2022, at Schmitz Funeral Home in Donnellson. 

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 3, 2022, at Schmitz Funeral Home in Donnellson, with Pastor Nancy St. Clair officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Donnellson United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzfuneralhomes.com. Schmitz Funeral Home of Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements.

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