Craig Allan Belschner, 61, of Oelwein passed away on Saturday February 1, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Oelwein. Visitation will be from 4-7 PM on Friday February 7, 2014 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home. Memorial services will be at 11 AM on Saturday February 8, 2014 at Zion Lutheran Church. Inurnment will be at a later date in Woodlawn Cemetery at Oelwein. A memoarial fund has been established.
Craig Allen Belschner was born on September 20, 1952 in Oelwein the son of Harold and Fae (Robertson) Belschner. He grew up in the area and graduated from Oelwein High School in 1970. He worked for Iowa Ham most of his life. Craig enjoyed taking walks, playing softball and time with his family. Craig enjoyed life and leaves behind so many friends and a wonderful family.
Craig is survived by his children, Matt Belschner of Oelwein, Derek Belschner of Des Moines, and Ashley (Mike) Peterson of Indianola; three grandchildren, Dakota, Blain and Blakely; his mother, Fae Belschner of Oelwein; a sister, Colleen Altstadt of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and a brother Steve (Karen) Belschner of Cedar Rapids. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold (2003).