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D.C. Cole

Mar 28, 1936 - Jun 26, 2020


D.C. Cole, 84, of Marion, Iowa, passed away on Friday morning, June 26, 2020 at Willow Gardens Care Center in Marion, Iowa. Due to COVID-19 concerns a private graveside service and burial celebrating D.C.'s life will be held at East Iron Hill Cemetery, rural Maquoketa, Iowa. There is no public...



East Iron Hill Cemetery

11755 150th Street
Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

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D.C. Cole

March 28, 1936 - June 26, 2020

Yvonne Norgren July 7, 2020

Leslie told me of your loss, Kathy. So sorry to hear. My thoughts are with you. Sending hugs and prayers from good old Moorhead!!!! Yvonne Norgren.

Betty Miller July 3, 2020

Kathy and family, I am sorry to ear of Mr. Cole's death. He was so kind to come and talk to our AFS student and it was one of Pat's highlights. My heart is with you. Betty Miller

Donna Maas Weydert June 30, 2020

I just read DC Cole obituary. At my surprise my Mother was a Cole from Latternville Iowa.My Mother was Mildred Cole Maas. Her father was Rollin and Thersa Cole.What is DC right name or did he just go by DC ! Sorry for your loss! Donna Maas Weydert

Melody A. Giles June 30, 2020

Tom and Melody Giles
Boise, Idaho

Missing someone greatly upon their passing is the price we pay for the great love we enjoyed in life. You will meet again on the other side.

Jack & Shirley Cole June 30, 2020

I am a first cousin of Don: Oh what fun we used to have at Grandmas! Don's great tales were beyond belief. So sorry I never got to know Don's wife or kids. Again, I am so sorry. Sincerely, Jack Cole, Lincoln, NE

Mark Hanchar June 30, 2020

Dear Kathy, Please accept our sincerest condolences. With love, Mark and Mary Hanchar

Dr. Phyllis May-Machunda June 29, 2020

D.C. Cole was a mentor, colleague, and friend extraordinaire. He was a man of integrity and kindness as well as a person who held vast knowledge and experience. He was endlessly interesting to talk with and a dependable colleague. It was my honor to work with him and learn from him the last 14 years of his teaching career. We didn’t always agree about everything but we enjoyed the exchange of diverse viewpoints and truly respected each other. He generously shared his knowledge of teaching with me and nurtured my growth into a stronger educator. For that I will always be grateful.
Beyond teaching, however, the greatest gift to me and my family was the deep friendship my family developed with his family. It brought long lasting bonds and true joy into our lives—especially over good food! I will miss his assuring voice, the twinkle in his eyes, our deep discussions and family brunches and holidays together. Zachary, Ebonne and I send our strong embraces and deepest sympathies to Kathy, Kate, and the rest of D.C.’s family for the void his absence leaves in each of our hearts. D.C., may you rest in peace. You will be missed!

Jackie Gfeller and Bob Cole June 29, 2020

The voice is silent, but the stories live on! God Bless you all!

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