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August 25, 2022
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Donald Tscherter, age 99, of Reinbeck, Iowa, formerly of Sioux Rapids, Iowa, died Thursday, August 25, 2022 at Parkview Manor Senior Living in Reinbeck, Iowa.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids, Iowa. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Peterson Lions Club.
Don was born June 26, 1923 in Pocahontas, Iowa to John and Ruth Tscherter. He graduated from Pocahontas High School in 1940. Don joined the Armed Forces and served in Word War Il stationed in Italy. After being discharged he married Genevieve (Jennie) Hall in 1945. From that union six children, were born: Steve, Cathy, Roger, Donna, Jeff and Nancy. They later divorced. Don married Estella Burris in 1966.
Don was a member of Riverside Evangelical Free Church in Linn Grove. He was a proud member of the Lions Club in Peterson, Iowa, and the American Legion. In Don's younger years he enjoyed refereeing high school basketball and umpiring baseball games. He also enjoyed being a spectator at his great grandsons' games once moving to Reinbeck. Don retired from Farm Services after hauling farm chemicals for many years.
Don is survived by his two daughters: Cathy Wade and Nancy Boehm; 14 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; two great-great granddaughters; and stepchildren: Steven Burris and Connie (George Hall) Burris.
Don was preceded in death by his parents; wife: Estella: brother: Jim and his children, Steve (and wife Carol), Roger and Jeff Tscherter and Donna Johnson.