Donald E. “Donnie” Gottschalk, 83, of Olin passed away on January 1, 2022 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.
His funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at 4:00 pm at Dawson Funeral Services. A visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00 pm at Dawson Funeral Services.
Donnie was born on January 8, 1938 in Lowden to Herman and Ann (Lund) Gottschalk. He attended Trinity Lutheran School in Lowden. On March 29, 1966 he was united in marriage to Deanna Peckosh in Toronto. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Lowden. Donnie enjoyed auctions, watching westerns and attending local fairs. He loved spending time with his family and going to their many events over the years. He raised rabbits and exotic chickens.
Those left to cherish his memory is his wife Deanna of Olin, three children; Deb (Jim) Bisinger of Monmouth, Dawn Gottschalk of Winter Haven, Florida, Dan (Kelly Lange) Gottschalk of Sanborn, seven grandchildren; Camisha Gottschalk, Khadijah Johnson, Caitlin (Nate) Denger, Kayla Bisinger, Fisher (Aubree Driscoll) Bisinger, Henry Gottschalk, Atlee Gottschalk, five great-grandchildren; Immanuel Gottschalk, Janiya and Kyla Delarm, Addie and Carson Denger, a sister Phyllis St. John of Stanwood and three brothers; Dennis (Elaine) Gottschalk of Cave City, Arkansas, Dwight “Hot Shot” (Connie) Gottschalk and Steve Gottschalk both of Lowden.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Olin Emergency Services. Cards of condolences may be directed to Dawson Funeral Services Attn: Donnie Gottschalk Family Po Box 258 Wyoming, Iowa 52362. Online condolences may be left for his family at www.dawsonfuneral.com
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