Eugene "Gene" Stauffacher

Gene Stauffacher


CEDAR FALLS – Eugene “Gene” Stauffacher, 70, of Cedar Falls died Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo.

He was born Sept. 5, 1949, in Ames, son of George R. Stauffacher Jr. and Marlene R. (Johnson) Stauffacher. He married Bernice (Weers) Robinett on Sept. 11, 1978, in Independence.

Eugene graduated from Cedar Falls High School and served in the U.S. Army. He was a truck driver with Elliot Brothers in Dysart for over 20 years, retiring in 2009; and a lifetime member of Cedar Falls AMVETS Post 49.

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Survived by: his wife of Cedar Falls; a daughter, Christine Niedert of Cedar Falls; a son, Thomas (Jill) Robinett of Cedar Rapids; seven grandchildren, Tanner Peters, Derick Niedert, Shaleen (Dakota) Figi, Daniel Robinett, Nick Lange, Waverly Robinett and Sophia Lange; a brother, Roger (Sue) Stauffacher of Burlington; two sisters, Vicky (Stan) Gorsh of Henderson, Nev., and Peggy (Craig) Jamerson of Arizona; and a son-in-law, Jesse Jones of Evansdale.

Preceded in death by: his parents; a daughter, Julie Jones; and a son-in-law, Brian Niedert.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at Richardson Funeral Service, with graveside services following at 2:15 p.m. at Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens, both in Cedar Falls. Military honors conducted by the Cedar Falls AMVETS Post 49 Honor Guard and the Iowa Army National Guard.

Memorials: may be directed to the family.

Condolences may be left at www.richardsonfuneralservice.com.

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