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Howard Duane Varvel

August 24, 1942 ~ September 8, 2017 (age 75)

Howard Duane Varvel, 75, of Yarmouth, died at 3:12 PM Friday, September 8, 2017, at the Great River Hospice House.

Born August 24, 1942, in Burlington, he was the son of  Hazel Williams and Harrison "Dutch" Varvel. 

Mr. Varvel was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from Ames Construction as a heavy construction operator. 

Surviving children include two daughters, Sherry Lynn Varvel Willis and Shawna Varvel Buckhannon.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for PAW Animal Shelter. 

Per his wishes, cremation has been entrusted to Prugh-Thielen. There will no formal services and the burial will be at Keokuk National Cemetery. 


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