OBITUARY ~ HERBERT "DWAIN" CALLIES
March 21, 1933 ~ October 27, 2011
Herbert Dwain CALLIES, son of Marie SCHUTT and Herbert CALLIES, was born March 21, 1933 in northern Iowa.
Dwain owned and operated Dwain CALLIES Excavating since 1951. Dwain married Patricia POHLMAN on June 6, 1962 in Miami,
OK. In 1972, the family moved from Kansas City, MO to a farm southeast of Clearfield where Dwain farmed and raised cattle
in addition to his excavating business.
Dwain passed away October 27, 2011 at Mercy Hospital Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
Survivors include his wife Pat CALLIES of Clearfield; children Candias (Randall) NICKLE of Clearfield, Joe (Barb) CALLIES
of Van Wert, IA, Karen BAKER & fiancÚ Dave MAUDLIN of Redding, IA; step-children Curtis (Renae) CARLSON of Nebraska and
Vicky EICHELBERGER of Nebraska; grandchildren Nathan (Stasia) NICKLE, Natasha (Mitch) GOURLEY, Justin (Kodikae) CALLIES,
Codie Callies, Rocky BAKER, Colby BAKER, Brittney BAKER (fiancÚ Brian OTTO); step-grandchildren Jacqueline THURMAN,
Jesseca GEPNER, Brooke HUNT, Brock and Nickolas EICHELBERGER, Shannon, Corey, and Brandi CARLSON; great-grandchildren
Brynn, Breya, and Brittlyn NICKLE, Tytan and Brogan GOURLEY; Wyatt and Payton BAKER, Bree OTTO, Chloe, Noah, Piper
CALLIES; 16 step-great grandchildren; and a sister Joyce (Denny) HAGLER.
A memorial fund has been established in his name to be decided later.
Services were held on Tuesday, November 1 at 2:00 PM at the United Methodist Church, Clearfield, Iowa, with Rev. Shurmain
McALPINE officiating. Pianist was Carol CASON. Casket bearers included Rocky BAKER, Colby BAKER, Justin CALLIES<
Nathan NICKLE, Larry BRAMMER and John PIRTLE. Honoary pallbearers include Rick MACKEY, Randall NICKLE, Dave MAUDLIN, Kevin
EGGERT, Darwin EGGERT, Jerry FLETCHALL, Dave SHIFLETT, Chester ANDERSON, Chris LARSEN, Jim PARRISH, Jerry EWALT and
Kenny NELSON. Interment was made at
Clearfield Cemetery, Clearfield, Iowa.
Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home of Mount Ayr was in charge of arrangements.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2012
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