|Randall G. Maifeld
Aug 2, 1951 - June 4, 2009
|Randall Gene Maifeld, son of Eugene and Deloris Maifeld,
was born August 2, 1951, at Hampton, Iowa. He was
baptized at the Unity Presbyterian Church of rural
Clarksville. He attended country school for one year and
graduated from Waverly-Shellrock High School in 1969.
He later attended the University of Northern Iowa,
graduating in 1973.
On September 4, 1971, he was united in marriage with
Judy Muessigmann at Hampton, Iowa.
Randy taught art at Sumner Junior High School for two
years prior to establishing the Flower Garden
Greenhouse and Nursery in Sumner. He continued until
1995, when he started Maifeld Landscaping. He also
owned and operated the Main Street Mercantile in
Sumner from 1982 to 1994.
Following a heroic battle with cancer, Randy's death
occurred at his home on Thursday, June 4, 2009,
surrounded by his loving family. He was 57 years old and
a member of the United Methodist Church in Sumner. He
had been a member of the board of directors of the First
State Bank in Sumner and was an Iowa Certified
Nurseryman. He enjoyed spending time with his family,
traveling, bicycling, cross country skiing, motorcycling,
and trips to the family lake home, near Hayward, Wisconsin.
In addition to his wife, Judy of Sumner, he is survived by
one son, Tyler (Wendi) Maifeld of Sumner; one daughter,
Megan (Jason) Kirke of State Center; four grandchildren;
Madison and Levi Maifeld and Mya and Zane Kirke; his
parents, Eugene and Deloris Maifeld of Allison; two
sisters, Janelle (Tim) Archer of Ankeny and Jennifer
(Steve) Heeren of Allison; and a sister-in-law, Doris
Eichmeyer of Mankato, Minnesota.