Vernon Naggatz

Vernon Doyle Naggatz


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Obituary of Vernon Doyle Naggatz

Vernon Doyle Naggatz, Age 93, passed away peacefully in Naples, FL on March 8, 2023. He was born in Hastings, NE and after graduating from Hastings Senior High School, he followed his high school sweetheart, Barbara Wolf to Iowa City, IA. They subsequently were married on July 3, 1949 and enjoyed 61 years together.

He was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend.  His passion and kindness to those he loved was unwavering. He enjoyed working for Moore Business Forms for 40 years, and was involved in the Jaycees, Kiwanis, and Boy Scouts. He was a founding member of St Mark’s United Methodist Church in Iowa City, IA.

He leaves behind son Robin; son Donald; daughter Terri Drury (Keith); daughter Dawn McGinnis (Kelly); granddaughter Kaelyn; grandsons Zachary (Emily), Austen, Travis, Larry, Tristan (Madison) and Clay; great-grandchildren Aleah, Tyler and Jameson. He is preceded in death by his father, Fred Naggatz, mother Marie Naggatz (nee Lissman), step-mother Vida Naggatz (Miller), sister Vergene Ransdal (Don), sister Violet, son Ronald, and the love of his life, Barbara Naggatz (nee Wolf).

A time of Visitation for family and friends will be held from 4 – 7 pm, Saturday, June 3, 2023 at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Services in Iowa City. 



4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday, June 3, 2023
Gay & Ciha Funeral And Cremation Service
2720 Muscatine Ave.
Iowa City, Iowa, United States