Alfred Topel, Harpers Ferry, Iowa, December 12, 2017

Alfred Charles Topel, 89, of Harpers Ferry, Iowa, died Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Society in Waukon, Iowa. Alfred was born in rural Monona, Iowa, to Herman and Selda (Timmerman) Topel. He attended country school through the eighth grade.

Alfred was a farmer his entire life working for several farmers in the area. He was known for being reliable and was a very hard worker on the farm. Alfred enjoyed bowling, golfing and playing softball. Most of all he loved his family and the time he spent with them. He will be greatly missed by the many people who knew him.

Survivors include his three brothers, Donald Topel, Waukon, Wayne (Bernice) Topel, Monona and Gary (Jamie) Topel, Corpus Christi, TX and his many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Alfred was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Selda Topel; two sisters, Eileen Shindoll and Darlene Keehn and two brothers, Wilburt Topel and Robert Topel.

Inurnment will take place at Sixteen Cemetery, rural Monona, Iowa, at a later date.

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Leonard – Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Monona, Iowa, is in charge of arrangements.

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