Lafe R. Westerfelt, Sr.

Lafe R. Westerfelt, Sr., 85, of Muscatine, passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at his home.   Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 1:30 P.M. at the Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services, 2907 Mulberry Avenue, Muscatine.  Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.  Visitation will be Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Lafe’s name. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at

Lafe R. Westerfelt, Sr. was born on January 14, 1934, in Louisa County, Iowa the son of Lafe E. and Gladys N. (Hobart) Westerfelt.  Lafe proudly served his country in the US Army from 1956-1958.  On October 14, 1967, he was united in marriage to Marjorie A. Derrick in Muscatine.  Lafe worked for Deere and Co from 1966-1997.  He attended Grace Lutheran Church, was a coin collector and enjoyed gardening.

Lafe will be deeply missed by his son, L. Robert Westerfelt, Jr. of Muscatine.

Lafe was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and one sister, Roberta N. Westerfelt.