Herbert Getter

Herbert Getter

Herbert Getter
August 17, 1938 – August 31, 2019
Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 81
Served With Honor ~ United States Military Veteran

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.

Herbert 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.

Herbert 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 planned at this time. The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Herbert Getter please visit the Bates Funeral Chapel Sympathy Store.

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