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DeWayne Walter Shedeck
April 6, 1934 – June 11, 2018
DeWayne W. Shedeck, 84, of Oxford Junction passed away on Monday, June 11, 2018, at his home.
His funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Oxford Junction. A visitation was held on Wednesday, June 13, from 4 8 p.m. at Lahey & Dawson Funeral Service, Oxford Junction. Burial will be held at a later date at Mayflower Cemetery, Oxford Junction.
DeWayne Walter Shedeck was born on April 6, 1934, on the family farm to Walter and Helen (Wray) Shedeck. He attended school in Lost Nation and enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1953. When he was discharged, he took some college courses and began working at Collins Radio in Cedar Rapids.
On April 18, 1959, he married Mary Joy Ledvina in the Zion American Lutheran Church in Wyoming. They moved to the family farm in 1962.
DeWayne was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Oxford Junction and the American Legion Wapsi Post 473 of Oxford Junction, where he served as commander. He loved fishing, especially his trips to Canada, playing cards at TLZ and spending winters in his Arizona home. His grandchildren made him proud, and he loved attending their events.
Those left to cherish his memories are his wife of sixty years, Mary Joy Shedeck; three children, Marcy (Jeff) Williams of Davenport, Murray (Michele) Shedeck of Oxford Junction and Molly (Mark) Nyman of St. Charles, Illinois; eight grandchildren, Kayla (Jake) Toft of Bettendorf, Kyle Williams of Moline, Illinois, Mercedes (Brian) Hansen of Tipton, Marshall Shedeck of Des Moines, Myles Shedeck of Cedar Rapids, Connor Nyman of Aurora, Illinois, Taylor (Paul) Brandwein of St. Charles, Illinois, Paige (Cal) Nolan of St.Charles, Illinois; four great-grandchildren, Elliot Joy and Henry Toft and Mason and Beau Brandwein; and three sisters, Violet (Larry) Fleshner of Dysart, Eileen (John) Wosoba of Punta Gorda, Florida, and Teresa (Jack) Sides of Granbury, Texas.
He is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Delores Ruchotzke and Marlene Ruchotzke.

Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
Source: Anamosa Journal-Eureka, Anamosa, Iowa, 21 June 2018


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