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Cory Michael Theeler

March 14, 1981 ~ November 14, 2019 (age 38)

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Cory Michael Theeler, 38, of Salix, Iowa, formerly of Whiting, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

Memorial services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, November 22, 2019, at the First Congregational Church, U.C.C., in Whiting, Iowa, with Pastor Leroy Struble officiating. Visitation will be 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Thursday, November 21, 2019, with a prayer service at 7:00 P.M., at the Rush Family Chapel in Onawa, Iowa. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service in Onawa.

Cory Michael Theeler was born on March 14, 1981, in Onawa, Iowa, the son of Richard “Dick” Theeler and Kristina (Palmer) Thompson. He graduated from Whiting High School in 2000.

He worked in the maintenance department at AGP in Sergeant Bluff.

Cory married Lindsay Dorale on August 25, 2007, in Whiting. To this union, one daughter, Kinzie, was born.

He was an avid golfer, hunter, and Georgia Bulldog fan. He loved watching his daughter participate in sports.

Survivors include his daughter, Kinzie Theeler of Whiting, IA; his mother, Kristina Thompson and fiancé Fred Barge of Whiting, IA; three sisters, Carrie Webber of Sioux Rapids, IA, Jennifer and husband Shane Yingst of Whiting, IA, and Nikki and husband Dan Bryan of Onawa, IA; his grandmother, Marilyn Palmer of Smithland, IA; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Dick Theeler; paternal grandparents, Wesley and Lorraine Theeler; and maternal grandfather, Paul Palmer.

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November 21, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rush Family Care Service
1629 10th Street
Onawa, IA 51040

Prayer Service
November 21, 2019

7:00 PM
Rush Family Care Service
1629 10th Street
Onawa, IA 51040

Memorial Service
November 22, 2019

11:00 AM
First Congregational Church (Fairview Cemetery, Albaton, Iowa)

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