John L. CullorAugust 20, 1944 ~ December 23, 2017 (age 73)
John L. Cullor, age 73, of Cincinnati, Iowa, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville.
He was born on August 20, 1944 in Palatine, Illinois, the son of Gilbert L. and Mary Ruth (Bishop) Cullor. John graduated from Centerville High School. He later attended Indian Hills Community College, graduating with an Associate's Degree.
John entered the Unites States Army on January 7, 1963. He served his country faithfully in the Vietnam War, earning the Good Conduct Vietnam Service Medal. He was honorably discharged on January 3, 1966.
John worked in the Information Technology Department for the State of Iowa as an information technology manager for thirty four years, retiring in 2002.
He was a past member of the Centerville American Legion, Post #214.
He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Heidenwith of Unionville, Missouri; three grandchildren, Cyle Heidenwith, Ashley Heidenwith, and Charles "Charlie" Heidenwith; three siblings, Elizabeth (Gale) Dixon of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Judith (Doyle) Weaver of Nevada, Missouri, and Naomi (Pat) Alexander of Marshfield, Missouri; two sisters-in-law, Rita Cullor of New River, Arizona and Lynn Cullor of Tama, Iowa; as well as a host of other nieces, nephews, and friends.
John was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Kathy Cullor; and three brothers, Paul, Joseph, and Martin Cullor.
Funeral services will be held at 10 AM, Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville with Pastor Brad Dittmer officiating. Burial with military rites will follow the service in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Cincinnati. A visitation will take place on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Lange Funeral Home, with the family greeting friends from 9-10 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to the Centerville American Legion, Post # 214, and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com.