Donald M. Nargang

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Donald M. Nargang, age 94, of New Hampton, IA passed away Saturday, January 7, 2012 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Waukon, IA. Donald Michael Nargang was born on August 29, 1917 to Clarence and Meta (Leichtman) Nargang in New Hampton, IA. He attended country school in Jacksonville Twp. On November 6, 1946 Don was united in marriage to Agnes Larson in a small ceremony near Preston, MN. The couple farmed for a short time Northeast of New Hampton until they moved to Denver, IA in 1951. They remained in Denver until 1977 when they retired and moved back to the family farm NE of New Hampton. Don was employed at Rath Packing Co. in Waterloo for 27 years as a meat cutter. In 2008 Don moved to Waukon to live with his son Bob. Don loved the outdoors, fishing, camping, and working around the farm. Don is survived by his children; Kathy (Darwin) Harms of Reinbeck, IA, Ron (Becky) of Cannon Falls, MN and Bob of Waukon, IA; eight grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Agnes on September 1, 2003. Cemetery: Burial will be at New Hampton Cemetery in New Hampton. at Conway-Markham Funeral Chapel in New Hampton. at Conway-Markham Funeral Chapel in New Hampton with Pastor Kevin Frey officiating. Memorials may be directed to the family.

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  1. Ron, Kathy, Bob and families, sending you our sympathy and hugs. Hold onto those precious memories of your dad. Our thoughts are with you all.

  2. Kathy, Robert and Ron……So sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. I have so many wonderful memories of our families together when I was a young boy. I hope that the memories that you have of your father will sustain you through this difficult time.

    My deepest sympathies.

  3. Pat and I wish to extend our sincerest condolence to Don’s family. Don and Agnes were very nice neighbors for many years.

  4. Ron, Kathy and Robert, Our sincere sympathy to all of you. Your dad and I had a long chat this fall and I really enjoyed picking his brain! He told me about all of you and how proud he was of you. He also told me about your mom , their honeymoon and the first pie she ever made! What a sharp mind he had! He was a neat guy!

  5. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to Ron,Kathy,Robert and to your families. May you find comfort in all the many happy memories of your dad.

  6. Bob, we’re sorry to learn of your dad’s passing. He was a very nice man. We’ll keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Take care, buddy.

  7. Kathy, Ron, & Robert….So sorry on the loss of your Dad. He was such a GREAT guy. I have so many wonderful memories of your whole family. Kathy, your Dad never did put in that swimming pool that we had planned! Ron, catfish bait in hair doesn’t come out very well, does it? “Bobby”, your sister & I do feel bad that we left you behind all those times. (Right, Kathy?) May God be with you all during this difficult time. Agnes & Don are together again. 🙂

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