John “Jack” H. Domeyer

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John “Jack” H. Domeyer, 85, of Holy Cross died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, surrounded by his family, at Dubuque Specialty Care in Dubuque.

Visitation was Thursday, Oct. 29, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross and before services at the funeral home.

Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 30, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Holy Cross, conducted by Rev. Noah Diehm. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Jack was born May 25, 1935, in Petersburg, the son of Andrew and Frances (Von Lehmden) Domeyer. He married Shirley Stillmunkes on June 3, 1958, in Holy Cross. Together they farmed near Holy Cross until retiring in 2001. 

He was a skilled carpenter throughout his life. He coached the Holy Cross softball team for many years. He and Shirley enjoyed their country dance group and their card clubs with friends. He was known for the “Jack Domeyer” two-no-bid. Jack was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. He later enjoyed restoring old tractors. He most enjoyed sharing his passions with his grandkids, and greatgrandkids. 

Survivors include five children, Terry (Kim) Domeyer of Guttenberg, Dale (Jody), James, Jeff (Melissa), and Ted Domeyer, all of Holy Cross, daughter-in-law, Karen Domeyer of Manchester; 19 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; siblings, Laverne “Bud” Domeyer of Petersburg, Mary Lou Gravel of Dyersville, Doris Burlage of Monticello and Peter (Clarice) Domeyer of Dubuque; in-laws, Rita Domeyer, of Dyersville, Roger (Sharon) Stillmunkes of Ankeny. 

He was preceded in death by his wife Shirley in 2019; parents; one son, Carl Domeyer in 2009; siblings, William Domeyer, Daniel (Virginette) Domeyer, Donald “Gomer” Domeyer, Milton (Marie) Domeyer, Paul (Diane) Domeyer, Ellen Domeyer, Loras Gravel, Roland (Terese) Domeyer, James (LaVon) Domeyer and John Burlage. 

The family would like to thank the staff at Ellen Kennedy Center and Dubuque Specialty Care for their compassionate care. 

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com.

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