Dean A. Eiffler, 61, of Waterloo, Iowa died Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Unity Point Health Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Saint John's Lutheran Church in Reinbeck, Iowa with Rev. Troy Pepperkorn officiating. Burial will follow at the Reinbeck Cemetery in Reinbeck, Iowa. A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 5, 2016 at French-Hand Funeral Home in Reinbeck, Iowa.
Dean Alan Eiffler, son of Herbert and Lil Buls Eiffler was born on January 15, 1955 in Grundy Center, Iowa. He received his education from the Reinbeck Community Schools. Following his education, he began his career at John Deere in Waterloo where he worked as a mechanic for 37 years, until retiring due to his failing health. Dean married Michelle Stuber and to this union two sons were born, Micheal and Marty. The couple later divorced. On December 26, 2012, he married Tina Jaramillo in Vinton, Iowa. The couple resided in Waterloo, Iowa. Dean was a member of the U.A.W. Local #838. His hobbies included hunting, camping, fishing, watching hockey, basketball, racing and football games. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren, Cullen and Jocelyn.
Survivors include his wife, Tina Jaramillo Eiffler of Waterloo, IA; two sons, Marty Eiffler of Reinbeck, IA, Kevin Jaramillo of Waterloo, IA; two grandchildren, Cullen and Jocelyn Eiffler; his mother, Lil Eiffler; brother, Richard (Lucille) Eiffler; two sisters, Sharon (David Heithoff) Mertens, and Joann Hendries all of Reinbeck, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.
Dean was preceded in death by his son, Micheal Eiffler and his father, Herbert Eiffler.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Saint John's Lutheran Church, 207 Randall Street, Reinbeck, Iowa 50669, in memory of Dean Eiffler.