Don Krumm, 93, of Marshalltown, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the Iowa River Hospice Home. A memorial service for Donald will be held Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. There will not be a visitation. A luncheon and time of fellowship will be held at the funeral home following the memorial service. Full military honors will be performed by Veterans of Foreign Wars Harry C. Harter Post #389 and American Legion Frank Lewis Glick Post #46. Burial will take place at the Mount Vernon Cemetery on Saturday, July 27, 2013. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed in Don's name to the Iowa River Hospice Home. For further information or to send a condolence please visit www.mitchellfh.com or call (641) 844-1234. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Donald and his family.
Don was born December 3, 1919, in Stewartville, Minnesota, the son of George and Mary (Carney) Krumm. He attended country schools and went on to graduate from the Mount Vernon High School. Don honorably served his country during World War II as a member of the United States Army. Don was married to Dalphne "Dee Dee" on August 31, 1946, in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Following his honorable discharge from the United States Army, Don and his wife made their home in Mount Vernon where Don served as Fire Chief for over twelve years until moving to Marshalltown in 1967. Throughout his lifetime Don was employed as a foreman for the Iowa Department of Transportation until the time of his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, crossword puzzles and watching "The Price Is Right" and sports on television. Don was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Harry C. Harter Post #389 and American Legion Frank Lewis Glick Post #46.
Don is survived by his children; Brian Krumm of Marshalltown, Ginger (Dennis) McCready of Marshalltown and John (Joanie) Krumm of Cedar Rapids, his seven grandchildren; James, Daniel, Jared, Luke, Stephanie, Joey and Holly, his ten great-grandchildren and his special friend Charming Bennethum of Marshalltown.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Dee Dee, his brothers Raymond and Clarence, his daughter Donna Krumm and his grandson Eric Krumm.