David D. Troyna

david troyna
David D. Troyna, age 82 of New Hampton, IA passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Linn Haven Rehabilitation and Healthcare in New Hampton. David Dwayne Troyna was born on February 22, 1933 to Edward and Naomi (Williams) Troyna in Shellsburg, IA. When David was a child his family moved to New Hampton where they began farming. He attended the New Hampton Schools. After completing his education, David began his 19 year career at Rath Packing Company in Waterloo. While living in Waterloo, he started a bait shop selling live bait and fishing supplies. David was united in marriage to Lavonne May Hahn on December 12, 1950 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. In the 1960’s, the couple returned to New Hampton and it was in 1968 that David returned to farming with his wife, Lavonne by his side until their retirement in 1996. After retirement they moved to Alpha to be closer to the trout streams since they both loved trout fishing. However, in 2004 the couple returned to their farm in New Hampton. David grew up with the love of hunting, fishing and playing cards which he in turn passed on to his children. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Ducks Unlimited and Pheasants Forever. David is survived by his children; Rick (Cindy) Troyna of Raymond, IA, Kathy (Riley) Uglum of New Hampton, Peggy Troyna of Tripoli, Donna (Marcia Hutchinson) Troyna of Redwood City, Ca, Dan (Barb) Troyna of Allison, IA, Dennis (Marj) Troyna of New Hampton, Barb (Dana) Boomgarden of Anoka, MN and Karen (Tim) Rogers of La Mars, IA; his siblings, Rosemary (Denis) Schwickerath of Alta Vista, Gene Troyna of Walker, MN, Jerry (Joann) Troyna of Mariposa, CA, Pat (Harry) Gilbert of New Hampton, Glenn (Jane) Troyna of New Hampton, Nancy (Rich) Gerber of Ionia, Judy (Tom) Tierney of New Hampton and Mike (Shirley) Troyna of New Hampton; 11 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lavonne in 2010 and his brother, Donovan Troyna and one granddaughter, Kelly Foster.

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  2. Glenn, Jane and all the Troyna family: Thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. May God Bless You All’

  3. I am sorry for your loss thinking of you during this difficult time. Sending some prayers of strength to our families.

    Tina Hahn

  4. My heart goes out to all of you may you all be blessed in your time of mourning I loved dad with all my heart he taught me so much and gave of himself to teach me with a heart full of pride I’m blessed to have had him in my life along with ma I seen a side of both of them most people didn’t and it was amazing my love for you all will be in my heart for a life time ! I love you all lisa!

  5. My prayers and heartfelt thoughts to your family at this time. Your parents always have held a very special part in my heart.

  6. To the family, you have our sympathy in the passing of Dave….I waited on him many years at the FSA office and always enjoyed our visits….always felt like talking to an old neighbor since he was from the neighborhood of my grandparents, Nick and Dora….he has had his struggles with health but is at peace now and “home” with the Angels….enjoy the memories…

  7. So sorry to hear about your Dad. May God hold you close during this difficult time. With sympathy and prayers, Marion & Don Peters

  8. Sending thoughts and prayers to you all. I remember your Dad giving us softball girls a hard time…quickly followed by a wink! He’ll be a very special angel to you all and greatly missed. With our sympathy, Dave and Terry Utterback

  9. Sending my deepest sympathy to you Donna and your family on the loss of your father. May you hold his memories close. Sheryl(Tolliver) Ostlund

  10. No heart breaks alone for God is always near. When a prayer is whispered God is always there to hear. When sorrow’s overwhelming, He comforts tenderly. A single tear never falls that he does not hear.(Psalms 65:2) Sorry for your loss

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