Donald M. Naumann

BUFFALO CENTER, Iowa – Memorial services for Donald Merle Naumann, 76, of Buffalo Center, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Elmore United Methodist Church in Elmore.

Naumann died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at his home. Visitation will be from 4:30- 8 p.m. Friday at Elmore United Methodist Church and one hour prior to services Saturday, also at the church. Patton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Donald Merle Naumann was born Dec. 31, 1936, in Elmore, the son of Ira and Myrtle (Krosch) Naumann. He served in the U.S. Army in the 187th Airborne Infantry Division and became a paratrooper.

Survivors include: wife, Connie Naumann of Buffalo Center; daughters, Sheree Hoover of Duncombe, Iowa, Shelley Coupanger of Lakeville,, and Shannan Musel of Frost; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and sister, JoAnn Schaumburg of Hackensack.