David C. Merfeld



David C. “Merf,” Merfeld, 64 of Monticello, Iowa passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021, at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa.


Visitation will be held 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello.  Visitation will continue from 9:30-10:30 at Kramer Funeral Home prior to funeral services.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Monticello with burial in the church cemetery.  Rev. Paul Baldwin will officiate. Masks will be required.


Dave was born October 24, 1956, in Monticello, Iowa the son of Carl and Peggy (Lewis) Merfeld. He graduated from Monticello High School in 1975. He was a man of many talents, working several different jobs. He worked for Welter Storage for over 20 years.


Merf had a passion for sports, playing them all growing up and watching them later in life. He was a fan of the New York Yankees and Iowa Hawkeyes. He was most “heart happy,” with his son, Nathan. Family was very important to Dave, he considered his many nieces and nephews as his own, giving each of them special nicknames. He truly celebrated a good life with family, friends and music.


Survivors include a son, Nathan Miller; siblings: Dan (Lynn) Merfeld, Amy (Dave Johnson) Bartels, Brad (Tanda Foster) Merfeld, Gregg Merfeld, all of Monticello, and many nieces, nephews and extended relatives.


He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Wade Merfeld, a sister-in-law, Peg Merfeld, a brother-in-law, Roger Bartels, a great-nephew, Justis Curry.


Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com. Cards may be sent to the family in care of Kramer Funeral Home, 700 E Oak St, Monticello, IA 52310.