Darel Secrist – Anamosa

Darel Secrist age 52, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018 from injuries received in an auto accident.

Funeral services will be held 4:00 Tuesday afternoon, November 27, 2018 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Anamosa.   Interment will be in the Riverside Cemetery.   Friends may call from 4 until 8 Monday at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church or Jones Regional Hospital. Pastors Steve Dornbusch and Rodney Blumel will officiate at the services.

Surviving is his wife, Laura, 4 children, Kiana, Kylee, Seth and Elijah, his mother Donna (Dale Jr.) Condry, 2 brothers, Darin (Karen) Secrist, David (Sarah) Secrist, his step-grandmother, Ardith Condry, a step-sister, Holly (Jeff) Chittick, a step-sister-in-law,  Libby (Ty) Hess , mother and father-in-law, Steve and Kathy Dornbusch, a brother-in-law, Jason Dornbusch.  He was preceded in death by his father Mike Secrist in 1998.

Darel Matthew Secrist was born October 15, 1966 at John McDonald Hospital, Monticello, Iowa. He was the son of Michael and Donna Remington, Secrist. Darel graduated from the Anamosa Community Schools with the class of 1985.  He continued his education at Wartburg College in Waverly graduating in 1989. Following a short stint in banking he returned to Anamosa and worked with his father in Secrist Construction and continued the business following his father’s death.  His great joy was raising Black Angus Cattle on his farm North of Anamosa.

Darel was a member of the Angus Association.  He had also been a coach for many different sports that his children were participating in.