June 28, 1946 ~ April 7, 2011
David Loes, age 64, of New Hampton, died on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at the New Hampton Care Center in New Hampton. David Francis Loes was born June 28, 1946 to Leo and Eileen (Hoffman) Loes in New Hampton, IA. He was a member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church where he was baptized. David worked for Comp Systems in Charles City, IA for 18 years. He was then employed at the Treasure Chest in New Hampton for five years before he retired. David was a resident at Heritage Residence in New Hampton for 18 years, and New Hampton Care Center for one and a half years. He enjoyed playing cards, Iowa Hawkeye football, and especially spending time with his family and friends. David loved his work. David is survived by one brother, John (Mary) Loes and one sister Jeanne (Cyrus) Freidhof, both of Alta Vista, IA, along with several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother James and his wife Romola Loes; his sister Lois and her husband Wayne Robinson; his great-nephew Jason Loes and great-niece Bridget Loes. Memorials: Memorials may be directed to Iowa Hospice and Camp Courageous. Cemetery: Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery at Alta Vista. Visitation: Visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Monday, April 11, 2011 at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in Elma, IA, with a 5:00 pm rosary and a 6:00 pm scriptural wake service. Visitation will continue at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Service: Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 am, Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Alta Vista, IA with Msgr. John Hemann celebrating.