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Joshua Gann
August 19, 1988 - May 27, 2019

Joshua Gerald Gann, 30, passed away on Monday May 27, 2019 at his home in Hazleton. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 PM on Monday June 3, 2019 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein.  Funeral services will begin at 11:00 AM on Tuesday June 4, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church in Oelwein with Rev. Josh Schunk officiating.  Interment will be in Old Barclay Cemetery, rural Jesup. A memorial fund has been established.

Josh was born on August 19, 1988 in Riverside, California, the son of Elmer and Deb (Ohrt) Gann. He graduated from Oelwein High School with the class of 2007. Shortly after graduating he began employment with Flint Hills Resources in Fairbank, where he had excelled in various roles as an Operator.  He was most known for his high capabilities as an Energy Center Operator where his talents were used across the fleet.  Josh enjoyed his job and his fellow workers.  He also enjoyed hunting, guns, fishing and listening to music with his friends, especially Janice Joplin and Bob Marley.  Josh had a love for art and aspired to be an artist one day.  He was a pleasure to be around and leaves behind many good friends and a loving family.

Josh is survived by his parents Elmer and Deb Gann of Oelwein; two sisters: Kim Rodriguez of Oelwein and Michele (Bob) Weverink of Cedar Falls; two brothers: Chris Gann of Oelwein and Kevin Gann of West Union; nieces and nephews: Ashley Gann, Tyler Wyant, Katelyn Rodriguez and Anna Rodriguez; his many uncles, aunts and cousins from California and Iowa.  He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Gerald and Gladys Ohrt, his paternal grandparents Floyd and Zola Gann, and brother-in-law Leonardo Rodriguez.  


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Jim and Alice Stanek on June 9, 2019 at 12:42 PM said:

Sorry for your loss.
Malinda on June 6, 2019 at 2:24 PM said:

So very sorry for your loss.
Anonymous on June 3, 2019 at 4:29 PM said:

so sad to hear of Josh's passing..Thoughts and Prayers for the family.
Mike Sticklen on June 3, 2019 at 8:29 AM said:

Mr and Mrs. Gann, I am so sorry for your loss of your son, Josh. May his soul rest in peace with God!
Jon Moore on June 2, 2019 at 9:34 PM said:

I've grown tired of writing these condolences on funeral pages of old school classmates and good friends that are taken too soon... Josh I won't forget the time we got to spend together once we met I knew we would get along great and we did raising hell is what we did best. Fly high man
Marty Symmonds on June 2, 2019 at 7:12 AM said:

Such a loss. Appreciated his kind heartedness and loved his sense of humor. He will be greatly missed. God speed Josh.
Mark, Rita and Family on June 1, 2019 at 12:07 PM said:

You are all in our thoughts and Prayers. Love you
David & Cheryl Skolnick on June 1, 2019 at 11:21 AM said:

Debbie, Elmer and family. We understand the pain of having a child go home to be with the Lord to soon. We are praying for you during this unimaginable time. We love you.
Alan & Henry Duncan on June 1, 2019 at 9:57 AM said:

Are most sincere condolences
Allen marvets on June 1, 2019 at 7:25 AM said:

Want to give my condolences to his family I've know Chris and Kevin for awhile I've never met Josh but heard good things about him! And ik it's hard to lose some one very close, just wanted to give prayers, he will be missed
Tammy Bamford on June 1, 2019 at 4:07 AM said:

Josh will be missed and my thoughts and prayers goes out to the Gann family.
Penny Reaves on June 1, 2019 at 2:09 AM said:

My deepest sympathy to the Gann family. In my thoughts and prayers
James Combs-Lay on May 31, 2019 at 9:19 PM said:

I’m sorry to hear the news, Deb! Prayers for you and your family!
Susie Moore on May 31, 2019 at 6:17 PM said:

My thoughts & prayers go out to the Gann family!?? They are all wonderful people! So sorry to hear of Josh's passing! Hugs to you all!??
Susie Moore on May 31, 2019 at 6:16 PM said:

My thoughts & prayers go out to the Gann family!?? They are all wonderful people! So sorry to hear of Josh's passing! Hugs to you all!??

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