H Milton Duesenberg

H Milton Duesenberg died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, at Lake Mills Care Center in Lake Mills, Iowa.

Graveside services will be held in the spring of 2023.

H Milton was born Sept. 1, 1934 in Waucoma, Iowa, son of Milton and Annievieve (Johnson) Duesenberg. He graduated from Clear Lake High School with the class of 1952. On April 13, 1952 he was united in marriage to Lois Marie James. 

His working years were spent doing road construction. Following his retirement, his passion for history led him to the history room at the Clear Lake Public Library. He worked there for many years and loved every moment of it.

H is survived by his daughters, Linda (Chip) Stelter, Gail Bridgeland, and Dana Jo Duesenberg; grandchildren, Shawn (Reagan) Stelter, Sheila Stelter, and Shelley Milton (Kyle) Vrchota; great-grandchildren, Taylor (Thomas) Teav, Paxton, Kingston, and Sorenson Bloom; great-great grandchildren, Cilian Teav and baby Teav due in 2023; sisters, Beverly Moeller and Dana Sue Martin; niece, Ann (Bill) Rickord; nephews, John (Amy) and Richard (Denise) Moeller; Jeff (Shelly) and Roland (Donna) Martin and their families.

H was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Lois; his parents; brothers-in-law, Michael Moeller and Bill Martin; niece, Eva Irene Martin; and great-grandsons, Tate John and Bruce Vrchota.

Condolences may be directed to Linda Stelter, 808 Milton Ave., Lake Mills, IA, 50450.

Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, was in charge of arrangements.


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