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Dorothy Marie (Fisher) Fiddelke

August 21, 1942 ~ November 22, 2022 (age 80)
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Obituary

Dorothy Marie Fiddelke, 80, of Iowa Falls, Iowa, formerly of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at Mercy One Medical Center in Waterloo. She was born on August 21, 1942, in Amherst, Nebraska, the daughter of Frank and Marie (Kreutzer) Fisher. Dorothy was raised and educated in Amherst, and was a 1960 graduate of Amherst High School.

 

On April 22, 1962, Dorothy was united in marriage to Norman Fiddelke at Zion Lutheran Church in Kearney, Nebraska. Five children were born to this union. Dorothy was a loving mom and housewife. The family lived in Manchester for 20 years until moving to Iowa Falls in 1996. Dorothy worked as a special needs associate.

 

Dorothy was a dedicated mother who never missed any of her children’s events. She enjoyed traveling with Norman. Dorothy liked quilting, playing board games, and cards. Above all else, Dorothy loved her family and cherished spending time with them. Dorothy’s giving nature continued after her death with her organ donation through the Iowa Donor Network.

 

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Norman Fiddelke of Iowa Falls; her five children, Kevin (Lisa) Fiddelke of Kansas City, Missouri, Kurt (Deena) Fiddelke of Waterloo, Kyle Fiddelke (fiancé, Michal Alchikh) of San Diego, California, Kim (Nathan) Nealson of Des Moines, and Kelly (Michael) Horn of Peoria, Illinois; eight grandchildren, Casey Fiddelke, Aaron Fiddelke, Yvette Fiddelke, Allen Fiddelke, Megan Miller, Abbie Shiflett, Kinsey Nealson, and Colin Horn; seven great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Ruby Fisher; brothers-and-sisters-in-law, Kaye Fiddelke, Susanne (Guy) McCabe, Wes (Mary) Fiddelke, Barb (Jack) Eberhart, and Randy (Barby) Fiddelke; and many nieces and nephews.

 

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Lowell Fisher; sister, Evonne (Eugene) Bergt; and brother-in-law, Roger Fiddelke.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be directed to Our Savior Lutheran Church.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 28, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Leonard-Muller Funeral Home
1500 North Franklin Street
Manchester, IA 52057

Visitation
Tuesday
November 29, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Our Savior Lutheran Church
116 Guetzko Court
Manchester, IA 52057

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 29, 2022

11:00 AM
Our Savior Lutheran Church
116 Guetzko Court
Manchester, IA 52057

Interment
Tuesday
November 29, 2022

11:45 AM
Coffins Grove Cemetery
1399 Candle Road
Manchester, IA 52057
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August 21, 1942-November 22, 2022




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