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David Schildroth

December 28, 1956 — June 6, 2019


David G. Schildroth, age 62 of Reinbeck, died Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the Abels Funeral and Cremation Service, French-Hand Chapel in Reinbeck. Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Reinbeck Cemetery.

David was born on December 28, 1956 in Batavia, New York, the son of George and Lulabel Mae (Smeal) Schildroth. He graduated from Reinbeck High School in 1975. David was united in marriage with Stephanie Rickert. To this union one son, Aaron was born. The couple later divorced.

David worked various construction jobs over the years and operated heavy equipment. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and motorcycles. He was also a member of the Sons of the Legion.

David is survived by his mother, Lulabel Schildroth of Reinbeck; one son, Aaron (Ashley) Schildroth of Reinbeck; one sister, Edna (Daniel) Gurney of Dexter; three grandchildren, Reese, Wyatt and Charlee Schildroth all of Reinbeck; one nephew, Justin (Whitney) Gurney of Dexter; two nieces, Holly (Eric) Dean of Dexter and Kari (Lance) Murphy of North Liberty; three great nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Dannette Anderson.

He was preceded in death by his father; one brother, John and his paternal and maternal grandparents.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, June 13, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Abels Funeral & Cremation Service-French-Hand Chapel

409 Clark St, Reinbeck, IA 50669

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Graveside Service

Friday, June 14, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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