LaMoyne Henry Burmeister, 71, of Clarence, passed away peacefully in his home with his family by his side on Friday, May 31, 2019 from complications of a rare form of liver cancer. A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, June 4th at 10:30 am at the Fry Funeral Home in Tipton. Visitation and a gathering of family and friends will be held on Monday afternoon and evening between the hours of 4:00 to 7:00 also at Fry’s. Online memorials may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com. LaMoyne specified any memorial funds may be given to the Iowa City Hospice or the Clarence Library.
LaMoyne, son of Norman and Blanche Rixe Burmeister, was born on January 7, 1948 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was a member of the Lowden High School Class of 1966. LaMoyne was united in marriage to Sally Ann Albaugh on May 12, 1973 in Tipton. Together they farmed by rural Lowden and raised their son, Jason. LaMoyne farmed for 20 years, worked as a machinist for Bennett Machining for 14 years and then worked as a part-time rural mail carrier for 13 years and became a full time rural mail carrier for 6 years. LaMoyne served his country in the United States Air Force for four years. LaMoyne loved his wife, son and grandchildren and knew how to laugh and enjoy life.
LaMoyne is survived by his wife, Sally A. Burmeister of Clarence, Iowa, his son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Jennifer Burmeister and their two children, Emma and Hayden of St. Charles, MN. He was preceded in death by his parents.
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