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Albert ‘Bert’ Kuefner

Stuart, formerly of Redfield

September 22,1920 -

May 19, 2014

Bert, 93, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 19, 2014 at Community Care Center in Stuart. A memorial visitation will be held 5-7 p.m., Friday, May 23 at Merle Hay Funeral Home in Des Moines.

Bert was born September 22, 1920 in Harold, Iowa to Albert and Ethel (McHarg) Kuefner. He joined brother Richard.

On May 11, 1974 he was united in marriage to Helen Holbrook in Dexter, Iowa. To this marriage he inherited 15 children. Bert loved to be around the family and all of the sporting events that they had. He enjoyed all sports, attending many. He also enjoyed going to the Stuart Speedway. When his grandson Brandon raced, he never missed. He had many race driver favorites.

Bert is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Helen; brother, Richard; sons Dwight, Bud, and Dean; and daughters Mary Jane, and Linda.

He is survived by sons: Frank (Susie), Pete (Teresa), Doug (Shirley), and Dale; daughters: Alice, Karen (Don), Elaine, Kaye (Jack), Gayle (Dave), and Kelly (Joe); daughter-in-law, Melinda; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.