Dwight David Bacon

Monday, February 12, 2024 3:46 am

Dwight David Bacon, 69 of Decorah, passed away Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024 at his home surrounded by his family.

Dwight was born Aug. 5, 1954 to Allan Lloyd and Beverly Jean (Nelson) Bacon in Postville, Iowa. He was baptized and confirmed at the Luana Methodist Church. Dwight graduated from Postville High School with the class of 1972 and proudly joined the United States Navy. He served from 1972 to 1975.

On Sept. 1, 1973, Dwight married Barbara Rekow, two daughters were born to this union. They later divorced. Throughout the years Dwight worked in Farm Supply Management at Postville Farmers Co-op and Waukon Feed Ranch for forty plus years and Malcom Enterprises as a Sanitation Engineer in Decorah, Iowa. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Postville, the AmVets in Monona, and the American Legion in Postville, Iowa.  On June 10, 1994 Dwight was united in marriage with Lisa Marie Loftsgard.

Surviving Dwight is his wife, Lisa Bacon of Decorah, Iowa; daughters, Staci (Ross) Malcom of Postville, and Stephani (Arturo) Ortiz of Postville; six grandchildren, Collin (special friend, Kayden Schulte) Malcom, Victoria Ortiz (special friend, Brandon Gulrud), Nora Malcom, Alfredo Ortiz, Evan Ortiz and Sorrell Ortiz; mother, Beverly Bacon of Postville; siblings, Jenny (John) Harvill of Round Rock, Texas and Jerry (Sandy) Bacon of Cedar Rapids; sister-in-law, Sandy Bacon of Postville; brother and sisters-in-law, Jane and Craig Rood of Elgin, Bradley Loftsgard of Decorah, Mary and Steve Follett of Mayer, Minn., Sara and Shane Bell of Hiawatha and many special nieces and nephews; and special aunt and uncle, Ralph and Linda Bacon of Postville.

Dwight was preceded in death by his father, Allan Bacon; brother Danny “Sam” Bacon and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Orven and Sylvia Loftsgard and brother-in-law Joe Lechtenberg.

A Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 16, at St. Paul Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall in Postville. There will also be a one-hour visitation before services at the church on Saturday.

Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the. Paul Lutheran Church in Postville, with Rev. Lynn Noel as the officiant. Inurnment will be held at a later date in the Postville Cemetery, Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Postville is assisting the family with services.

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