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John Woodring

November 5, 1939 January 23, 2019
John Woodring
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John Woodring, age 79 of Fredericksburg, Iowa died Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton.

A funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 28, 2019, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fredericksburg with Rev. Ronnie Koch presiding. Interment will be at a later date with Jayden Beaner serving as urn bearer.

Friends may greet the family from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home in Fredericksburg. Visitation continues an hour prior to the service on Monday at the church.

John Anson Woodring was born November 5, 1939, in Waverly, IA, the son of William “Bill” and Mary (Corell) Woodring. He attended Plainfield schools and was a 1957 graduate from Plainfield High School. After high school, he attended Wartburg College in Waverly before entering the United States Army in 1962. While in the army he was stationed in California and then was deployed to Korea.

When he returned from his active duty he came back to the Fredericksburg area and farmed. He then married Jean Drewelow, to this union two children were born. The couple later divorced. John later married Mary Anderson on May 25, 1999, in Phoenix, Arizona.

After he retired from farming John started working for Leisure Time Golf Cars in New Hampton. He liked the long road trips he would make delivering golf cars and always enjoyed working for the Noehl Family.

In his spare time, he watched the Iowa Hawkeyes intently. It didn’t matter what sport they Hawks were playing, John watched. He also rarely missed coffee club and Here’s 2 U in Fredericksburg. John also loved to fish. Traveling and spending time with his grandchildren also meant the world to him. The couple traveled to almost every state together and always had fun together throughout their travels.

John is survived by his wife Mary, of Fredericksburg, IA; one daughter, Leanne Woodring of Kansas City, MO; one son Jason (Jenny) Woodring of Fredericksburg, IA; two step-sons James (Catherine) Beaner of Fredericksburg, IA, Jason (Tahnee) Beaner of Fredericksburg, IA; three grandchildren, Lauren Woodring, Alivia Woodring, Jaxon Woodring; four step-grandchildren Jaydon Beaner, Shaylnn Beaner, Chandra Shimek, Treavor Stahlhut; two brothers, Robert Woodring of Galesburg, IL, James (Shirly) Woodring of Santa Rosa, CA; one sister Andrea Williams of Panama City, FL; one brother-in-law Al Poe of Cedar Falls, IA; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister Barbara Poe; one brother-in-law, Billy Williams.

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