Herbert E. Getter

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Herbert Getter, age 81, of Oskaloosa, died Saturday, August 31, 2019, at his home in Oskaloosa. He was born August 17, 1938 to Charles and Grace (Middlester) Getter in Dayton, Ohio. He attended school in Lewisburg, Ohio. In high school he met the love of his life, Wanda Fowler, and they were united in marriage on December 27, 1957, in Dayton, Ohio. In 1957 he joined the United States Air Force. He was honorably discharged after serving his country. Herbert worked various construction jobs in Ohio, California and Arizona. He and Wanda later moved to Iowa in 2007. He was currently employed with Musco in Oskaloosa. He had a love for automobiles and motorcycles. His real joy in life was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Wanda Getter of Oskaloosa; his children, Penny (Bryan) Williams of Oskaloosa, Debbie (Kirby) Yett of Oskaloosa and David (Christina) Getter of Phoenix, AZ; 10 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and a brother, Charles Getter. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Clifford Getter; a sister, Wanda Coffey and a sister-in-law, Roberta Getter. As was Herbert's wish his body has been cremated and there are no services are planned at this time. The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
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Published on September 2, 2019
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