John C. Lofshult, 76, of Sloan, Iowa, passed away Saturday, July 11, 2020 at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center, Sioux City, Iowa.
Per John’s wishes, cremation has occurred and a private family memorial service was held with burial following in the Fairview Cemetery, Albaton, Iowa. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.
John was born May 2, 1944 in Sioux City, Iowa the son of David William and Grace Harriet (Solien) Lofshult.
John and Marcia (Anders) Lofshult were united into marriage January 20, 1962. To this union four children were born.
John served in the United States Navy as a Boatswain’s Mate (1962-1965) during the Vietnam War.
John was lifelong farmer and loved the land. He enjoyed spending time with all of his family. John was a loving father, aviator (flying his plane), teacher, best friend, mentor, comedian, and one of the hardest working men ever known.
Survivors include his wife, Marcia Lofshult of Sloan, Iowa; four children, Teresa Lofshult of Yulee, Florida, John II (Renee) Lofshult, of Sloan, Iowa, Bryan Lofshult of Sloan, Iowa, and Eric Lofshult of St. Marys, Georgia; five grandchildren, Cynthia Laws, James Lofshult, Mason Lofshult, Alysha Collins, and Helen Lofshult; three great-grandchildren, Cali Laws, Lillian Laws, and Gracie Laws; and one brother, Gordon Lofshult.
He was preceded in death by his parents, David William and Grace Harriet (Solien) Lofshult; and four brothers, Larry Lofshult, Donald Lofshult, Clarence Lofshult, and William Lofshult.
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