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Obituaries Friday February 8th
Clifford DeWayne Spitznogle, age 69, of Wapello, died Monday, February 4, 2013, at his home. The son of Clifford Jacob and Geraldine Shannon Spitznogle, he was born on November 6, 1943 in Muscatine. He married Marta Jean Whicher on July 23, 1969 in Aledo, Illinois. She preceded him in death on October 20, 1987. He later married Jimmie Sue Worst on July 4, 1998 at Wapello. She died in March of 2009.
Clifford graduated from Muscatine High School and attended Muscatine Community College. He served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Wapello.
He was an over the road truck driver.
Clifford loved to fish including the annual fishing trips to Minnesota with his friends. He also enjoyed garage sales and auctions along with gardening.
He is survived by his son, Mark (Jessica) Spitznogle of Winona, Minnesota; a daughter Maria Feligi of Texas; two sisters, Ida (Beanie) Dunker-McNeil of Wapello and Hilda Richter of Wilton; two nephews, Raymond C. Richter and Ron Dunker, Jr.; and a niece, Heidi Aduddell.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marta; his wife, Jimmie Sue; a nephew, Dewayne; a niece, Sherry; and a brother-in-law, Raymond Richter.
His body has been cremated. Private burial will be held at a later date.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at the Solid Rock Baptist Church in Wapello with Pastor Dan Doolin officiating.
The family will greet friends the hour before the service at the church and also following the service with a fellowship reception at the church.
A Memorial Fund has been established for the benefit of the Wapello Fire Department and Wapello Rescue Unit.
The Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello is providing the care and arrangements for the family of Clifford Spitznogle.