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Barry Dean Ewoldt

November 20, 2015
Reinbeck Courier

Barry Dean Ewoldt was born on July 10, 1960, in Waterloo, the son of Royce and Patricia (Green) Ewoldt. Barry grew up on the family farm near Traer and graduated from Dysart Geneseo High School in 1979. He married the love of his life, Cheryl Craig, on November 21, 1981, in Reinbeck. The couple made their home on the family farm near Traer. In 2002, Barry joined Cortright Realty where Kevan bestowed him the now-famous nickname, "Farmdog." In 2008, Kevan and Barry joined Lockard Realty. Barry and Cheryl enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and friends in Clear Lake. He was a member of the Traer golf course and enjoyed sharing laughs on Tuesday nights. He attended Prairie Lakes Church in Cedar Falls. Barry died at the age of 55 on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo following a year long battle with Peritoneal Mesothelioma. He was preceded in death by his father, Royce and his grandparents, Mildred and Elmer Ewoldt and Lyle and Phyllis Green. Barry is survived by his wife, Cheryl; his mother, Patricia; two sons, Joshua Dean (Tasha) Ewoldt of Traer and Lance Alan Ewoldt of Orange; three granddaughters, Braelyn Shae, Kruiz, and Kaeler; two brothers, Brian (Angela) Ewoldt of Traer and Cory (Dawn) Ewoldt of Hiawatha; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visitation was held at Prairie Lakes Church on Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 5 - 7 p.m. Service was held at 7 p.m. Private burial at Buckingham Cemetery in Traer at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to North Tama BASIC, Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, Cedar Valley Hospice, or the Covenant Cancer treatment center.

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