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Donald Schuler
June 27, 1947 - February 24, 2016

Donald “Donnie” Schuler, 68 of Oelwein passed away on Wednesday February 24, 2016 at the University Of Iowa Hospital.  There will be a Celebration Of Life gathering held from 2-6 PM on Saturday February 27, 2016 at the American Legion Post 9 in Oelwein.  A memorial fund has been established at Veridian Bank in Oelwein.  The Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein is caring for Donnie and his family.

Donald Schuler was born on June 27, 1947 in Oelwein to parents Raphael and Lydia Gladys (Decker) Schuler.  He attended Oelwein schools.  He had been employed for several years with Atwood/Dura in West Union.  He loved golfing and enjoyed shooting pool.  He volunteered countless hours with the American Legion Post 9 of Oelwein.  Donnie had a big heart; he was a carefree, easy going and generous man who loved time with his family and friends.  He will be dearly missed.

Left to celebrate Donnie’s life is his brother Ray (Mary) Schuler of Oelwein; his sister Dori (Carl) Schwake of Oelwein and many nieces, nephews and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister MaryJo Reisner.  


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Larry/Kathy Fettkether on February 27, 2016 at 10:09 AM said:

Dori & Family--so very sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. Thoughts and prayers for all of you at this very difficult time.
Michele McKeen Kizzire on February 26, 2016 at 9:35 PM said:

Ray and Mary, Dori and Carl and families; I am sending prayers for peace and comfort in this time of sadness. It is never easy to say good bye to those that leave before us. As time passes, people grow apart and life moves forward. All of you were like my second family many years ago and I have never forgotten. I have many fond memories of those years I shared with you. R.I.P. Donnie.
God's Blessings on all of you.
Buck & Deb Kunkle on February 26, 2016 at 2:04 PM said:

So many good memories of Donnie over the years. He was so kind and helpful to us when we needed help. An all-around nice guy! We will miss him!
Donna Fauser on February 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM said:

So sorry for your loss Schuler family. Donnie was a lot of fun. Prayers for all of you.
Marilyn Clendenen on February 26, 2016 at 9:39 AM said:

Very sorry to hear of Donnie's passing. Such a nice guy. R.I.P. Prayers for the family.
Lyle & Nancy Miller on February 26, 2016 at 9:12 AM said:

Please accept our condolences. Donnie had heart of gold. May God bless.
Joan Fox on February 26, 2016 at 7:08 AM said:

Sympathy to your family, Dori.
Daryl and Frances Potter on February 26, 2016 at 6:50 AM said:

My deepest sympathy, on the loss of your brother. He always had a friendly hello.
Leo & Kathy on February 25, 2016 at 6:46 PM said:

A gentle, friendly guy!
Suzanne Hurley on February 25, 2016 at 5:52 PM said:

Always enjoyed Donnie...he was polite and kind...sorry I hadn't seen him for awhile. May he rest in peace!
Deb on February 25, 2016 at 3:14 PM said:

So sorry to hear about Donnie. We had many fun times many years ago, like when he tried to teach Mary Jo and I how to ski out at City Park. R.I.P. old buddy, you will be missed.
dominc on February 25, 2016 at 2:33 PM said:

rest in peace we had fun in school togeter
Cathy Martin on February 25, 2016 at 1:22 PM said:

He was a good man.. rip

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