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Gregory Newton
October 20, 1948 - August 5, 2020

Gregory Newton, 71, of Oelwein passed away Wednesday August 5, 2020.  Services will be private.

Gregory Earl Newton was born on October 20, 1948 in Charles City to parents Gayle and Mona (Fisher) Newton.  He graduated from High School in Nashua where he wrestled and competed at State several times.  Greg served his country honorably in the United States Navy.  During his service he was a member of a flight group conducting reconnaissance during the Cuban Missile Crisis, as well as serving in Vietnam.  Greg was united in marriage with Judie Sturkie in Charles City. He was employed with Donaldson Company in Oelwein for nearly 40 years.  He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing.

Greg is survived by his son Dustin Newton of Oelwein; his twin brother Jeffery Newton and his brother Steven Newton.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Judie (2017).

 

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Evert Weatherbee on August 11, 2020 at 2:51 PM said:

Working alot of years with greg was a great boss
Ted Malget on August 8, 2020 at 11:55 AM said:

I to worked with Greg at Donaldson's. He was a great friend who would drop everything to help you out. We worked on a lot of projects together and took a lot of trips investigating paint equipment purchases. They were constructive trips and good times.

Rest in peace old friend!
Doug and Debbie Nuss on August 7, 2020 at 3:19 PM said:

I worked with Greg at Donaldson’s till it closed. So sorry for your families loss! May God be with you all.

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