Brandon R. Davidshofer, 24, of Worthington, passed away Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 from injuries received in a work-related accident in rural Dubuque.
Visitation for Brandon was held from 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at Reiff Funeral Home in Farley.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Brandon was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, at St. Clement Catholic Church in Bankston with Rev. Michael Schueller presiding. Assisting Deacon was Dan O’Connell. Eucharistic Ministers were Jill Beringer and Theresa Chapman. Lectors were Trey Sedenka and Loren Waterman. Placing of the pall was done by Abby Davidshofer, Peter and Lori Davidshofer and Peter and Chris Kemp. Giftbearers were Cassadee Beringer, Milo Zenner, Paislee Beringer. Burial was held in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Farley.
Casketbearers were Phillip Davidshofer, P.J. Davidshofer, Andy Beringer, Garret Zenner, Nate Burbach, Mark Kemp, Chelsey Zenner, Sandra Beringer, Yasmin Davidshofer and Katie Ramier.
Brandon was born Aug. 15, 1996 in Dyersville, son of Peter and Lori (Waterman) Davidshofer. He is a 2015 graduate of Western Dubuque High School in Epworth. After high school, he earned his welding certification from Northeast Iowa Community College. Soon after, he started driving truck for Kemp trucking alongside his wife, Abby. On Sept. 22, 2018 he married his high school sweetheart, Abby Kemp in a beautiful ceremony on his family farm in rural Dyersville.
Brandon enjoyed driving his Peterbilt semi, which he would spend hours making shine. He loved hunting, farming, and spending time with his family and fur babies. He was a huge Massey Harris fan and loved just being on the farm. Brandon was adored by his nieces and nephews and was always willing to join their shenanigans to get a few laughs. He was looking forward to welcoming his sweet baby girl into the world in just a few short weeks.
He is survived by his wife, Abby Davidshofer of Worthington; and his daughter, Charlotte Rose Davidshofer; his fur babies, Maverick, Macy, Roo, and Cowboy; his parents, Peter and Lori Davidshofer of Farley; his brothers, Phillip Davidshofer of Earlville; Peter (Yasmin) Davidshofer Jr. of Dubuque; his parents-in-law, Peter and Chris Kemp of Graf; his sisters-in-law Chelsey (Garret) Zenner of Sherrill and Sandra (Andy) Beringer of Centralia; his nieces and nephews, Cassadee, Paislee, Aubree Beringer, Milo and McKenzie Zenner and Moses Davidshofer; his grandparents, Roger and Shirley Waterman of Colesburg, and his-grandmothers-in-law, Helen Kamp of Dubuque and Kathy Chettinger of Farmersburg.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Walter and Frances Davidshofer and his grandparents in-law, Aloysius Kemp Jr. and Clark Chettinger and one uncle, Scotty Krogman.
Anyone wishing to send memorials may send them to Reiff Funeral Home, Attn: Brandon Davidshofer Family, PO Box 99, Farley, Iowa, 52046.
A video tribute may be viewed and online condolences sent to the family at www.reifffuneralhomeinc.com.