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Ernest Eugene Zickefoose

April 3, 1955 December 27, 2019
Ernest Eugene Zickefoose
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Obituary for Ernest Eugene Zickefoose

Ernest Eugene Zickefoose, 64, son of Gerald & Eldora (Hicks) Zickefoose, was born April 3, 1955 in Des Moines, Iowa. He passed away Friday, December 27, 2019 at MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
Ernest attended Southeast Polk schools. He worked at various jobs following high school before settling on Truck Driving. On February 10, 1984, he married Cheryl Spencer in Des Moines, Iowa. They made their home in the Des Moines area, then Yale for several years, followed by Panora. For the last 3 years they have made their home in Bayard. Ernest drove semi-truck through all 48 states of the continental United States during his 30 years driving before having to stop this last July due to his health.
Ernest loved racing, building race car motors, working on cars, and he was a collector, especially M & M figures.
Ernest is survived by his wife, Cheryl Zickefoose of Bayard; his children, Ben Zickefoose of Des Moines; Joy Konchalski of Des Moines; Cody (Whitney) Zickefoose of Panora; Samantha (Stephen) Johnson of Louisville, KY; and Ernie Zickefoose, Jr.; step-son, Tony Wesse of Bayard; many grandchildren & great-grandchildren; brothers, Russell & Donnie Zickefoose; along with many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and a brother.
Memorial services will be 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at the Twigg Funeral Home, Panora. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the services at the funeral home.
Memorial may be left to the Autism Society of Iowa, P.O. Box 65311, West Des Moines, IA 50265


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Visitation

Tuesday

31

Dec

1:00 PM 12/31/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 12/31/2019 2:00:00 PM
Twigg Funeral Home - Panora

219 E. Main
Panora, IA 50216

Twigg Funeral Home - Panora
219 E. Main Panora 50216 IA
United States

Memorial Service

Tuesday

31

Dec

2:00 PM 12/31/2019 2:00:00 PM - 2:30 PM 12/31/2019 2:30:00 PM
Twigg Funeral Home - Panora

219 E. Main
Panora, IA 50216

Twigg Funeral Home - Panora
219 E. Main Panora 50216 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Autism Society of Iowa

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