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Samuel "Sam" Richard Wiskus

June 30, 1946 ~ December 14, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Samuel "Sam" Wiskus Obituary

Samuel “Sam” Richard Wiskus, 77, of Colesburg, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2023, at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital in Guttenberg. He was born on June 30, 1946, the son of Clarence and LaVota  (Elledge) Wiskus. Sam was raised in the area and graduated from Edgewood-Colesburg High School in 1964.

Sam married Diane (Funk) Forsythe on October 16, 1999. Over the years Sam worked at John Deere in Dubuque, logged with his brother, Frayne, and at EIP in Earlville. Sam’s favorite pastime were playing cards, gambling, and watching TV.

Survivors include his wife, Diane Wiskus of Colesburg; his three children, Rick Wiskus of Fort Dodge, Lisa Walton of Cedar Rapids, and Gary (Amilia) Wiskus of West Union; his four stepchildren, Ronda (Scott) Schroeder of Greeley, John (Melissa) Forsythe of Greeley, Rose (Pat) Powers of Manchester, and Derrick (Jennifer) Forsythe of Marion, and many friends.

Sam was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Lavota Wiskus; his brother Frayne Wiskus and his nephew, Frayne Wiskus, Jr.

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Services

Celebration of Life / Visitation
Saturday
December 30, 2023

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Colesburg Library Community Room
220 Main Street
Colesburg, IA 52035

Inurnment following Celebration of Life
Saturday
December 30, 2023

Hansel Cemetery
Rural
Garber, IA 52048

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