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Beatty Funeral Home Washington
Tuesday December 21st, 2021
9:00am - 10:30am

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Funeral Service

Beatty Funeral Home Washington
Tuesday December 21st, 2021

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Ezra C Gugel

Ezra Clifford Gugel, 96 of Wayland, died Thursday, December 16, 2021 at the Parkview Home in Wayland.

Funeral services have been set for 10:30AM, Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington with Pastor David Schooley officiating. The service will be available via Livestream at the Beatty Peterseim Facebook page. Burial will follow in the Sugar Creek Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 9:00AM, Tuesday at the funeral home until service time. Memorials may be designated to the Parkview Home and the Hospice Compassus.

Ezra was born August 23, 1925 in Wayland, Iowa the son of John F. and Tillie M. (Rapp) Gugel. He graduated from Wayland High School and was united in marriage to Kathryn Roth December 28, 1952 at the Bethel Mennonite Church.

Ezra was a member of the Eicher Mennonite Church. He was a carpenter for all his life, working at Spahn and Rose, Reschly Construction, Gugel Brothers, Buffington Carpentry and self employed . He was especially known for his finish carpentry work.

Survivors include children, Cynthia (Ron) Heidebrecht of Georgetown, TX, John E. Gugel of Laurens, IA, Larry (Kathy) Gugel of Wayland and Carol (Mark) Elliott, El Cajon, CA; grandchildren Stephen Friedt, David (Allyse) Friedt, Amanda (Ben) Creamer, Abbe (Mike) Kaufman, Alexis, Olivia, Alaina and Ian Elliott; eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife in 2008, brothers Louis and Edward and son in law Larry Friedt.

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Ezra was such a sweet man and a nice neighbor. Know he will be welcome in heaven

Anne Davis Dec 22 2021 10:36 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ezra Gugel

Stacy A. Sturdevant Dec 21 2021 2:18 PM

My sympathy to all the Family

Marjorie Jones Dec 19 2021 4:16 PM

We are praying for the family and send our condolences for the loss of your loved one. May God comfort you all and be your peace.

Jen Heidebrecht Gonzalez and Family Dec 19 2021 2:08 AM

Oh Cindy, I was so sad to hear about the loss of your grandpa! He was one of the nicest men I ever knew. When I worked at the chamber and many years after, we would meet at the Farmers Market and chat. Heaven gained a wonderful Angel tonight!
My sincere sympathy to your family!
Ann Widmer Conklin

Ann Moore Conklin Dec 18 2021 10:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ezra Gugel

Allen and Cathy( Turner)Dobbins Dec 18 2021 8:55 PM

May God's peace be with you.🙏

Gerry and Lois Klopfenstein Dec 18 2021 6:39 PM

The John L. Stauffer Family

Rachael Whaley Stauffer Dec 18 2021 6:16 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ezra Gugel

John & Lois Yutzy Dec 18 2021 5:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ezra Gugel

Chris Beason Dec 18 2021 4:12 PM

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