Jerome J. Imoehl

jerome imoehl
Jerome J. Imoehl, age 88 of New Hampton, IA, died Monday, February 15, 2010 at his home. Jerome Joseph Imoehl was born on March 3, 1921 to Frank and Angela (Hageman) Imoehl on the family farm near Festina, IA. He was baptized and confirmed at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Festina, where he attended St. Marys Catholic School. Jerome worked for farmers in the area during his youth. He was united in marriage to Alvina Kriener on September 11, 1945 at St. Lukes Catholic Church in St. Lucas, IA, and to this union four children were born, Judy, Russell, Kevin and Juley. The couple farmed near New Hampton for thirteen years before purchasing a farm near Lourdes, IA where they farmed until retiring in 1985. They continued to live on the farm until they moved to New Hampton in 2000. Since 1991 Jerome and Alvina were able to enjoy taking their children and their families on annual week long vacations to various lake resorts though out the Midwest. Jerome enjoyed being active in the Farm Bureau, woodworking, square dancing, reading, playing cards, gardening, fishing and being active in his church. He was a member of Holy Family Parish in New Hampton. He is survived by his wife Alvina of New Hampton, daughter Judy (Dick) Taylor of New Hampton, sons Russell (Mary) Imoehl of Garner, IA and Dr. Kevin (Sue) Imoehl of Oelwein, IA and daughter Juley Imoehl of Pleasant Hill, IA, grandchildren Tamie (Steve) Feldmann, Renae (Jared) Grimes, T.J. (Karen) Taylor, Kristi (Cory) Malek, Michelle Imoehl, Melissa (Andy) Eldridge, Laura (Jeff) Rasmussen, Sandy Imoehl, and Jordan Imoehl, 11 great grandchildren, sisters Eleanora (Pete) Franzen of Ossian and Corrina Steinlage of New Hampton, brothers Ralph (Arlene) Imoehl of Tuscon, AZ, Nilus (Jenny) Imoehl of Ossian, Merlin (Anita) Imoehl of Decorah and Laverne (Lee) Imoehl of Elgin, IA. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and brother-in-law Valeria and Gordian Lensing, brother-in-law Leo Steinlage, and nephew Allen Imoehl and Leroy Lensing. Cemetery: Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery with Glenda Ross, Clyde Franzen, Duane Imoehl,Leroy Imoehl, Douglas Feldmann and Eric Feldmann serving as casket bearers. Visitation: Visitation will be 3:00 -8:00 PM on Wednesday, February 17 with a rosary at 4:00 PM and a scriptural wake service at 6:00 PM at the St. Josephs Gathering Center in New Hampton. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to services. For information regarding services call 641-394-4331. Service: Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, February 18, 2010 at Holy Family Parish St. Josephs Center in New Hampton with Msgr. Carl Schmitt celebrating. Lectors for the service will be T.J. Taylor and Jordan Imoehl. The gift bearers will be Kristi Malek, Renae Grimes, Michelle Imoehl, and Sandy Imoehl. Eucharstic ministers will include Dick and Judy Taylor, Sue Imoehl, Russ Imoehl, and Tamie Feldmann.

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  1. Alvina and family, Our deepest sympathies to you and your entire family in the loss of Jerome. He was a nice man and will be remembered for his kind and gentle ways.
    Cherish all the good memories you have of him. Our
    thoughts and prayers are with you always.

  2. I am sorry to learn about the death of Jerome J. Imoehl. This must have been a difficult time for all. Therefore, I am forwarding scripture to bring solace. Please, read the following scriptures: Psalm 90:10, Genesis 5:3-32 and Hebrews 9:27.

  3. Judy and Dick and family,
    Our condolences on the loss of your father. We are in south TX so won’t be able to be there but are with you in thoughts and prayer. God Bless you all.

  4. Our sympathy to all of you on the loss of Jerome. It is so hard to lose someone you love so much. Jerome was a wonderful and caring person. I know he will be watching over all of you as you travel through life until you meet him again. Take Care and Our prayers are with you.

  5. Uncle Jerome,
    Lots of good memories growing up and staying with you and Aunt Alvina. Thank You for the memories with love

  6. Alvina and family, our sincerest sympathy. Our families have so many good memories of time spent together. I think there must be a card game going on in heaven.
    You are all in our prayers.

    Love Larry and Marcia

  7. Alvina, Judy and family, You have my deepest sympathy as you grieve the loss of one so dear. Jerome was a very delilghtful man, a special husband, father and grandfather, as well as a “favorite patient” at Mercy-NH. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

  8. Alvina, Judy, Russ, Kevin, Juley, and all of your extended families: we are saddened to hear of the news of Jerome, and you remain in our thoughts and prayers. We always enjoyed seeing Jerome and all of your family at Oelwein for Father’s Day. Although this is a very difficult time, you are truly blessed to have so many wonderful memories of Jerome that will always hold him close in your hearts.

  9. Dear Jeff and Laura,
    We were so sorry to hear about the loss of your grandfather. Please accept our heartfelt sympathies. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this most difficult time.
    Hugs, Alan and JoAnn

  10. Our sympathy at the loss of Laura’s grandfather and to allt he family as you grieve the loss of Jerome. We are praying for God to give you comfort and for Jesus to wrap His loving arms around you during this time.
    We go to church with Laura, Jeff, Grace and Caleb at Liberty Baptist church in Marshalltown, IA. They mean so much to us.
    Blessings in Christ
    Sharri and Frank Burggraaf

  11. We happen to be together in Florida when we heard from mom about Jerome’s passing. Sending our heartfelt sympathy to your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Kevin, Lisa, Jon and Lauren Brandt.
    David, Lori, Connor and Savanah Ceilley

  12. Alvina and Family, My deepest sympathy during this difficult time. I will always remember Jerome greeting me with his friendly smile. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Beverly Valvoda

  13. Judy and family–Sorry to hear about your Dad. He lived a long and happy life. I’m sure he will be missed by all of you. Maxine Skoda and family at Bowlaway Lanes.

  14. Our deepest sympathy goes out to Alvina and all of the family.

    We will keep you all in our prayers!
    Kevin & Colleen Crow

  15. Sending our sympathy to you and your family. Remember seeing Mr. and Mrs. Imoehl so often for “Grandparents Day” at Sacred Heart.
    Wish I could be there with you to share your grieving.
    With love and prayers, Linda and Jim

  16. We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.

  17. For Dr. Kevin and Sue Imoehl, Sandy & Jordan:
    My sympathy to you. The obituary gives the life of a person who was “into” life and Christian faith.
    The consolation and peace of your Christian faith be with you. Father Harry Koelker

  18. Sorry to hear of the loss of your husband and father. We are living in Wisconsin at the river by DeSoto, so I don’t always hear about deaths in the area.

  19. Dear Alvina and family, Jerome will be deeply missed by so many. He has been in my life as long as I can remember and could be counted on if someone needed a helping hand. I fondly remember the many times staying in your home and all the fun we had.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Dick & Cindy

  20. Uncle Jerome, we will miss you very much. Aunt Alvina and family, were are sorry for you’re loss, our thoughts and prayer’s go out to you. God BlessYou!

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