In loving memory of

Milton E. "Milt" Kyarsgaard
July 22, 1929 - January 23, 2019

Milton E. "Milt" Kyarsgaard, 89, of Delmar, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday evening, January 23, 2019, under the care of Hospice of Jackson County at Crestridge Nursing Home in Maquoketa, Iowa.

A celebration of Milt's life will be held at 1:30 P.M., Monday, January 28, 2019, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Burial will be at the Mount Hope Cemetery, Maquoketa, Iowa.

Milton Eugene Kyarsgaard was born on July 22, 1929 in Sabula, Iowa, to John and Alice (Everson) Kyarsgaard. He grew up in Sabula, Miles and Welton and attended Elwood High School. He married Mavis Joan Easton on March 27, 1949 in Maquoketa, Iowa. She preceded him in death on June 3, 2007.
"Milt" first farmed and then worked at Clinton Engines in Maquoketa. From 1962 to 1985 he worked at Caterpillar in Mt. Joy doing work standards and time study. He retired after 23 years of service.

"Milt" was a member of the Eagles Club in Maquoketa. He enjoyed golfing, camping, snowmobiling, bowling and taking yearly trips with Mavis to Florida.

Those left to honor his memory include his sons, Dennis (LaVerle) Kyarsgaard of Sterling, IL, and Jeff (Debbie) Kyarsgaard of Delmar, IA; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and 3 brothers Ronald, Victor and Dean.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, Milton E. "Milt" Kyarsgaard memorial fund has been established.

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Shirlene Davis wrote on Jan 28, 2019:

"So sorry for your loss! Wish we could have been at his funeral but the weather was a problem for us. We had some great times with Milt and Mavis! Miss them both! Larry & Shirlene Davis"

Richard Giebelstein wrote on Jan 26, 2019:

"I am so sorry to hear of Milt's passing. He was a good friend while I was a member of the Work Standards department at Caterpillar."

Kevin and Leslie McAreavy wrote on Jan 25, 2019:

"Jeff, Denny and families: We are so sorry to hear about Milt. May you always hold your fondest memories of him closest to your heart. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Kevin and Leslie"

sue kirk wrote on Jan 25, 2019:

"sorry for your loss Jeff prayers for you and your family "

Patsy Krantz wrote on Jan 24, 2019:

" To Dennis and Jeff and families you have my deepest sympathy. I remember many good times that Don and I had with your folks. Cherish the Love shared and Memories made for these keep our Loved ones with us forever in our hearts."