Jeffrey Dean Kielsmeier 58 of Buckeye, Iowa passed away peacefully Friday, June 19, 2020 at his home. Funeral services for Jeffrey Kielsmeier will be 10:30 am Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 2712 Washington Avenue, Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126. There will be a time of visitation from 4:00 until 7:00 pm on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at the Linn’s Funeral Home, 1521 Washington Avenue, Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126. The service will be live streamed for those that wish to attend but can not on bethanyiowafalls.net. The Linn’s Funeral Home is helping the family with the arrangements. Masks and social distancing is requested for the visitation and funeral. Casual dress especially bib overalls is encouraged for the visitation. Due to COVID- 19, the funeral service is reserved for family and close friends.
Jeffrey Dean Kielsmeier was born on January 11, 1962, in Eldora, Iowa to Marlyn Henry and Maxine S. (Silvey) Kielsmeier. He graduated from Radcliffe Schools in 1980. He attended Iowa State University for a brief time before returning home to help farm. Jeff enjoyed farming, tinkering in his shop to “farmerize” anything that needed to be fixed, spending time with his girls and grandchildren, and socializing with the neighborhood farmers.
Jeffrey Kielsmeier is survived by his four daughters: Katie Carpenter (Zac) of Iowa Falls, Iowa, Anna Kielsmeier (Jeremy) of Radcliffe, Iowa, Emma Kielsmeier of Huxley, Iowa , and Madalyn Kielsmeier of Huxley, Iowa; three grandchildren: Lila, Axl, and Graham; two brothers: James (Dee) Kielsmeier of Alden, Iowa, and Jerry (Linda) Kielsmeier of Johnston, Iowa. Jeffrey was preceded in death by his parents. The family would like to thank the many friends that helped Jeff in many ways. It is greatly appreciated.