David Postell

Posted Online: Feb. 19, 2009, 5:14 pm
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David Ray Postell, 55, of Dixon, Iowa, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City.

Family and friends are invited to gather 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dixon American Legion Hall for food and fellowship. Cremation rites will be accorded. Arrangements are by Runge, Davenport.

David was born Jan. 28, 1954, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Everett A. and Rachel Goecht Postell.

Surviving are his wife, Michelle Postell; sons, Jarad (Amber), Dixon, Justin (Amanda) and Jamie, both of Walcott; two grandchildren; sisters, Joyce Scott, Donna Peterson, Lorna Varney, Linda Ralf, Vickie Honeycut and Kathy Kresin; brother, Jerry Postell.


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