Cyril “Cy” H. Recker, 88, of New Vienna, passed away Jan. 4, 2020, at MercyOne Sernior Care.
Visitation was held 2 — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where an American Legion Post #137 and VFW Post #7736 service was held at 7 p.m. Visitation continued Wednesday, from 8:30 — 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home prior to services.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in New Vienna, with burial in the church cemetery, where military honors accorded by American Legion Post #137 and VFW Post #7736. Rev. Dennis Quint officiated.
Cy was born Dec. 19, 1931, in Dyersville the son of Leo and Henreitta (Schilmoeller) Recker. He attended Country School and St. Boniface Grade School. He joined the Army and served in the Korean War.
Survivors include his siblings: Ethel Vorwald, of Epworth, Gladys Wessels, of Dyersville, Doris Wright, of Montgomery, Ill., Norma (Kenny) Eike, of Manchester, Roger (Linda) Recker, of Manchester, Joyce (Leo) Davidshofer, of Dubuque, Larry (Ali) Recker, of Tucson, Ariz.; a sister-in-law, Shirley Recker-Feldman, many nieces and nephews, and a special helper, Sherry Maiers.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Earl, Jim, and Dennis Recker, and twin brothers in infancy, Marvin and Melvin, in-laws: Ernie Wessels, Paul Vorwald, Wayne Wright, and Jo Ann Recker and several nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com.