David Leroy Emrich
  • Born on: July 3, 1942
  • Departed on: August 26, 2019
  • Resided in: Tipton, IA

David Leroy Emrich

David Leroy Emrich, 77, of Tipton passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. 

David Leroy Emrich was born on July 3, 1942 to Clifton and Mary (Conter) Emrich in Monticello. He was united in marriage to Rita Ann (Becicka) Emrich on November 5, 1990. He worked at General Mills for many years before retiring in 1998.  David enjoyed carpentry, traveling, cars, going to the casino, and spending time with his wife and family. He was a proud member of the VFW and American Legion. 

David is survived by his wife, Rita; sons Devin (Deb) of Cedar Rapids, Cliff (Debbie) of Cedar Rapids, Jeff (Lori) Taylor of Center Point; daughter Renee (Tom) Fuhrmeister of Tipton; 23 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and best friend, Buddy the dog. 

David was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Eugene. 

David’s family would like to thank the Tipton Senior Center, VA Hospital and Above and Beyond for all of their support, love, and care.  

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, September 1st, from 12 pm to 4pm at the VFW Hall at 401 Lemon Street, Tipton.

Memorial donations may be given in David’s name to the Tipton Senior Center.


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