Jack D. Colehour

Jack D. Colehour

Jack D. Colehour


Jack D. Colehour, 88, of Anamosa, passed away at his home on April 4, 2023. A Celebration of Life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. May 6, at the home of Beth and Steve Shovers, 23742 Ridge Rd., Anamosa, Iowa. A private burial will be held at a later date.

Jack was born May 17, 1934, in Springville, Iowa, to Donald and Mildred (Anderson) Colehour. After completing the eighth grade, he left to begin his career working at Weber Stone, Doerr/Emerson Electric and for Jones County throughout his life. On June 14, 1952, he was united in marriage to Betty Lee Davidson in Anamosa. During their marriage they were blessed with nine children. Jack loved to go fishing with his children and grandchildren, junking in his garage and spending time with his family at gatherings enjoying great food. If you were Jack’s friend, you were like family.

Those left to cherish Jack’s memory are his children, Beth (Steve) Shover of Anamosa, Peggy Walker of Anamosa, David (Barbie) Colehour of Viola, Janice (Terry) Hartwig of Anamosa, Jeff Colehour of Anamosa, Larry (Barb) Colehour of Central City, Andy (Bonnie) Colehour of Anamosa, Melissa (Nick) Rundle of Morley and Ben (Lori) Colehour of Anamosa; 45 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren; as well as his sisters, Jane (Kenny) Pospsil and Jean Colehour.

Jack was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty; his parents and stepparents, Don (Jeanette) Colehour and Mildred (Lawrence) Richard; brothers, Jim Colehour and John Beason; sister, Linda (Steve) Ohman; daughter-in-law, Darla Colehour; and son-in-law, David Walker.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Above and Beyond Hospice for all their help.

Online condolences may be left at www.iowacremation.com under obituaries.

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