Karl John Zweibahmer, 73, of Ossian, Iowa, passed Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, due to an automobile accident. Karl John was born Nov. 20, 1944, to Theodore and Lillie (Svendson) Zweibahmer in Ossian, Iowa.
Karl is survived by his wife, Jean Zweibahmer of Ossian; children, John (Teresa) Zweibahmer of Ossian, Jerry Zweibahmer of Fredericksburg, Iowa, Julie (Brian) Pecinovsky of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Jason (Marilyn) Zweibahmer of Festina, Iowa, and Jaclyn (Michael) Wittenburg of Robins, Iowa; 14 grandchildren, Michael Zweibahmer, Ashley (Brian) Jestrab, Amanda Zweibahmer and Andrea (fiance, Tyler Lundtvedt) Zweibahmer, Emily, Allison and Olivia Pecinovsky, Janessa, Mason and Jamison Zweibahmer and Isabella, John, Lillie and Katelyn Wittenburg; two great-grandchildren, Mila and Kyson Jestrab; sisters, Sally (Milt) Kipp of Mount Pleasant, Iowa, and Sandy (Larry) Rothmeyer of Festina, Iowa; brother, Kenny Zweibahmer of Fort Atkinson, Iowa; and brothers-in-law, Bill (Shirley) Holtey of Cedar Rapids and Bud (Kathy) Holtey of Decorah, Iowa.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Ossian, with the Rev. Robert Gross and Monsignor Cletus Hawes as the concelebrants. There will be a one-hour visitation before Mass. Burial will follow at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Cemetery, Ossian.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Karl's honor may be made to the University of Iowa Children's Hospital, Iowa City, or the Iowa Knights of Columbus Perpetual Memorial Society Supporting Vocations.
Schmitz-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Ossian is helping the family with arrangements.