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Joe E Syndergaard

March 6, 1942 - October 4, 2018
From: Spencer, IA
Joe E Syndergaard

Joe E Syndergaard

Born: March 6, 1942
Died: October 4, 2018
Age: 76

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     Joe E Syndergaard, the son of Edward and Margaret (Huberg) Syndergaard was born March 6, 1942, in Hartley, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Alta, Iowa, area where he attended Fairview Country School. He graduated from Alta High School in 1959.

     Joe enlisted in the U.S. Army and served until his Honorable Discharge. He married, and to this union, had 3 children. He later divorced. Joe married Marilyn Guess on May 14, 1973 in Sioux Falls, SD. He drove truck for several companies before retiring at 30+ years. He enjoyed watching wresting, westerns, camping, and was a former member of the Moose Lodge.

     Joe passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the Spencer Hospital at the age of 76. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Anthony; 3 brothers, James, Stanley, and Donald.

     Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Marilyn of Spencer, IA; 6 children, Jackie (Kevin) Vodraska of Spencer, IA, Brenda (Scott) Grove of New Hampton, IA, Angie Syndergaard of Illinois, Adam (Vicky) Syndergaard of Spencer, IA, Thomas (Angie) Syndergaard of Milwaukee, WI, and Tina Leewright and special friend  (Bryan Stephan) of Storm Lake, IA; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; 2 sisters, Susann (Richard) Olson of Harlan, IA and Delores (Dennis) Porter of Nevada, IA; other relatives; and many friends.

Funeral services will take place 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 10, at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.
Pastor Alan Dean
Justin Leewright 
Brandon Sargent
Jon Syndergaard
Michael Grove
Jacob Vodraska
Kevin Jr. Vodraska
Visitation will take place Tuesday, October 9, starting at 5:00 P.M., with family present from 5-7:00 P.M., at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.
"Jealous Of The Angels"
"How Great Thou Art"
Private at a later date.


Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 11:56 AM
“Joe's family, Sorry to hear of Joe's passing. We are first cousins and only 6 months apart in age and I always enjoyed our families time together. Joe's dad and my mom were twins so it was always a special time together. God Bless.”
- Alan Bailey
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 8:38 PM
“My heart is with you, I wish I lived closer. I love you Auntie Marilyn”
- Kristie (Guess) Macfadgen
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 12:53 PM
“I just want to say Joe will be deeply missed by Me. I called Him Pa, as He was just like a Dad to Me.I will be there in Spirit& Heart as He is laid to rest. God Bless the Families as They go on throughout Their lives,and May each and Everyone of You know Joe does not have to struggle anymore.The Gates will open up,and embrace Him.”
- Trish Roberts
Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 8:53 AM
“Sending you all love and prayers. So sorry we can’t make it up to be with you to celebrate Joe’s life, but your in our hearts. Love you. ❤️ ”
- Brian & Cindy Higgs
Friday, October 5, 2018 at 10:55 PM
“So sorry for your loss my heart and prayers are with all of you during this sad time . Love to all of you”
- Susan Scarborough
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