Donald Hoover
November 25, 1926 - February 4, 2021

Donald Hoover

Donald Hoover
Nov 25, 1926 - Feb 4, 2021

Donald Hoover

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Donald Hoover, 94, of Muscatine, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2021, at Trinity Muscatine Hospital.

A private family service will be held. Reverend Alice Shirley Hoover will officiate. Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery. Military services will be conducted by the Honor Guard of Muscatine City Inc.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Honor Guard of Muscatine City Inc. Online condolences may be made at

Donald was born November 25, 1926, in New Sharon, the son of Eber and Elsie Mae Ackles Hoover. He married Cleo Marie Plumb, on August 14, 1948, in Newton, Iowa. She preceded him in death in 2003.

Donald was a veteran of the United States Navy serving with the USS Bremerton and during WWII. He worked hard his whole life for his family who he loved dearly. Donald retired from Iowa Electric Light and Power Company. He was a man of God, showing a strong relationship with him. Donald enjoyed woodworking.

He is survived by his three sons, Don Hoover Jr. and wife, Alice, of Dubuque, Richard 'Dick' Charles Hoover of Maquoketa, and James 'Jimmy' Douglas Hoover and wife, Donna, of Muscatine; eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Carrie, Richard Jr., Sarah, Carolyn, Bobbie Jo, Charley and Grace; 16 great grandchildren; 9 great-great grandchildren; and one brother, Cyril Hoover of Marshalltown.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Cleo; one son, Robert Allen Hoover; one daughter, Linda Sue Hoover; his parents; and his siblings, Max, Pete, Rex, Dick, Zola, Helen, Charlie, and an infant sibling, Leatrice.


Melissa Hoover & Family on Feb 8, 2021

Don will be dearly missed by his brother Cy. I will miss their conversations where they shouted at each other because neither one could hear over the phone. Melissa

Jack Bierman on Feb 8, 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Nancy mckillip on Feb 7, 2021

Sending our sympathy from Nancy Mandy and Andy Mckillip

Russ Hesseling on Feb 7, 2021

From all the residents at Cottage Grove where Don lived our heart felt condolences. We will all miss him. And from Russ Hesseling I'll miss him making me laugh every time we talked.

Laurie and Keith Schreurs on Feb 7, 2021

With heartfelt condolences, our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time.

Tom & Juanita Hearst on Feb 7, 2021

Sending our sympathy to all the family.

Adriana Schnoebelen on Feb 6, 2021

CandleMay his spirit be at peace. Love, Lynne, Adriana and Chloe.



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1931 Houser Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
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