July 7, 2014


Donnie "Rocky" Eischeid, 67, of Halbur, Iowa, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll. About 10 years ago Donnie was diagnosed with cancer. He died from complications after surgery.

Mass of Christian burial was Monday, July 7, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Halbur, Iowa. The Rev. Steven W. Brodersen was celebrant. Lector and eucharistic minister was Tom Espenhover. Mass servers were Lexi and Cassidy Branning. Gift bearers were grandchildren Shawna, Trent and Brandi Eischeid. Music was "Here I Am Lord," "Be Not Afraid," "On Eagle's Wings" and "Prayer of St Francis" by St Augustine choir and accompanist Julie Sibbel. Casket bearers were nephews Ryan Eischeid, Matt Eischeid, Chris Hinners, Rodney Hinners, Adam Espenhover and Cory Eischeid.

Burial with with military honors by American Legion Ehlers-Gerken Post 394 was at St Augustine Cemetery in Halbur.

Memorials may be made to St Anthony Hospice or St. Augustine Parish. Ohde Twit Funeral Home in Carroll, Iowa, was in charge of arrangements.