In Memory of

Darold L. Traster

June 10, 1938 - December 23, 2018
From: Gowrie, IA

Gowrie – Darold L. Traster 80, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Pearl Valley Rehab & Nursing in Gowrie.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2018 at the United Methodist Church, Gowrie, with Pastor Susan Rohden officiating. Burial will be at Gowrie Township Cemetery.  Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie.  Memorial may be left to the discretion of the family.

      Darold is survived by his wife Colleen; brother, Terry (Joy) Traster of Ft Dodge, and Steve (Juline) Traster of Callender; and other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Amy (Scribner) Traster; sister Clara Krog; and brother Roy W. Traster.

     Darold L. Traster was born June 10, 1938 at Bedford, Iowa.  He graduated from Gowrie High School, with the Class of 1957.  Darold served in the Iowa National Guard for 8 years obtaining the rank of Staff Sergeant.  Darold farmed in the Gowrie area all his life.  On June 20, 1992 he was united in marriage to Colleen Joy at the United Methodist Church, Cushing.  The couple established their home in Gowrie.  Darold was a member of the United Methodist Church, Gowrie.  He enjoyed collecting, trading, rebuilding toy tractors, and woodworking.

10:30a.m. - Saturday
December 29, 2018
United Methodist Church
Gowrie, Iowa
Pastor Susan Rohden
Ed Stewart
Chuck Angstrom
Christopher Traster
Greg Carlson
Lonnie Carlson
Tom Barkley
Gary Kuhn
4 to 7 p.m. - Friday
December 28, 2018
Palmer Funeral Home
Gowrie, Iowa
Organist - Marsha Subbert
Gowrie Township Cemetery
Gowrie, Iowa


Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 5:15 PM
“So very sorry to hear of Darold's passing away. He was a wonderful man with many interests. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. Nancy and Kyle McCard”
- Nancy and Kyle McCard

Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 12:38 PM
“Coleen—I am so sorry to hear about Darold passing—Heidi told me.
I love you so much and miss being connected to you. May GOD bring you peace in this painful time
- Sheila Fontenot

Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 12:01 PM
“So very sorry to hear of Darold's passing. We will miss his easy smile and deep laughter. All our love!”
- Jennifer & Rob Zatechka

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