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Frederick A. “Fred” Konfrst

Open Visitation:  Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Peterson Mortuary, 212 S. Locust, Glenwood, Iowa. NOTE: Visitation attendance limited to 10 individuals at any time per the Governor’s Public Health Disaster Declaration requirements of the COVID-19 Health Emergency Pandemic.

Private Graveside Services with military honors by the Iowa Army National Guard will be held at the Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Iowa due to the Federal and State requirements of the COVID-19 Health Emergency Pandemic.

Frederick Albert Konfrst, 82 of Glenwood, Iowa passed away April 27, 2020 in Omaha, Nebraska. He was born March 1, 1938 in Glenwood, Iowa to Louis and Mildred Konfrst. Fred was raised on the family farm and graduated from Glenwood High School.

Fred was employed with Swift packing plant and owned his own waste sanitation business for many years. He faithfully served on the Army National Guard for 25 years. Fred was united in marriage to Dorothy L. Prindle on September 9, 1993 in Pacific Junction, Iowa. He was a hard worker and raised cattle for many years. Fred loved his family, especially his grandchildren.

Preceding Fred in passing were his parents, siblings, Charles Konfrst, Kathy Porter, Kenneth Konfrst; sisters-in-laws Dorothy Konfrst, Joyce Konfrst and Barb Konfrst.

Survivors include his wife Dorothy Konfrst of Glenwood, Iowa; children Mark (Jane) Konfrst of Slater, Iowa; Diana Konfrst (Jon) of Glenwood, Iowa; Brian (Heidi) Konfrst; Tim (Shelly) Konfrst all Pacific Junction, Iowa; 9 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; siblings Louis (LaVetta) Konfrst of Plattsmouth, Nebraska; Donald Konfrst; Gerald Konfrst both of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Frank (Diane) Konfrst of Blair, Nebraska; Mike (Donetta) Konfrst; Marvin Konfrst; Melvin Konfrst all of Glenwood, Iowa; many nieces, nephews, extended relatives and friends.

Celebration of Life will be held at the Glenwood Lake Park, Glenwood, Iowa once COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted.

Memorials may be directed to the Glenwood Lake Park, Glenwood, Iowa.

67 Condolences

  • Polly and Andy Young Posted April 27, 2020 5:28 pm

    So sorry for your family’s loss..he will be missed..
    Love hugs and prayers

  • Patti Parham Posted April 27, 2020 6:35 pm

    We were so sorry to hear about Fred. May you find peace in your good memories of him.

  • Regina Webster Posted April 27, 2020 6:38 pm

    My heart breaks for you all. May God comfort you all.

  • Linda Jens Posted April 27, 2020 6:47 pm

    Such a kind and caring man. Will miss him. Prayers to your family

  • Jodi Parziale Posted April 27, 2020 7:04 pm

    So sorry to hear this. Such a nice gentleman.

    • Mary Jane Newman Posted April 27, 2020 7:44 pm

      Prayers for his family during this difficult time.

  • Steve and Deby Martin Posted April 27, 2020 7:06 pm

    Our deepest sympathies to you all

  • philip hansen Posted April 27, 2020 7:10 pm

    sorry for the family lost. Sure he’ll be missed

  • Vileta Akers Posted April 27, 2020 7:29 pm

    Dianna and family: I am so sorry for your loss. Barry and I will miss your Dad when he always picked up our yard waste. Your dad always had a smile and a nice word to say!! May he rest in peace! So sorry Dianna prayers and hugs to you and your loved ones. If you need anything let me know

  • Mike and Donna Lee Posted April 27, 2020 7:39 pm

    Condolences to you all. So so sorry to hear this. You are in our prayers. God Bless!

  • Don and Candy McCain Posted April 27, 2020 8:31 pm

    So sorry to the family of Fred. Our condolences and prayers

  • Jack Truhlicka Posted April 27, 2020 8:52 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Fred was such a kind man, and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

  • Jim & Connie Clark Posted April 27, 2020 9:05 pm

    So very sorry for your loss.

  • Carol Robertson Posted April 27, 2020 9:21 pm

    To the Konfrst family sending condolences for your loss.

  • Larry L Green Posted April 27, 2020 9:24 pm

    So sorry to hear of Fred’s passing, we done business with Fred for years and send our condolences

  • Dave & Christina Smith Posted April 27, 2020 9:27 pm

    Diana & family: Wishing you feelings of comfort, moments of peace, and memories of joy during this difficult time. I know how close you were to your father and what an influence he had on your life. Please let us know if you need anything.

  • Dale & Diane Malcom Posted April 27, 2020 9:36 pm

    Our deepest condolences to the Konfrst families. He will be missed by the community.

  • Teresa Ruth Posted April 27, 2020 10:16 pm

    So sorry for your loss!!

  • Kevin and Carrie James Posted April 27, 2020 10:22 pm

    RIP Fred

  • Dale and Dianna Mellor Posted April 27, 2020 10:33 pm

    We will miss Fred’s wave as he waved while making his rounds.
    He will be missed by many.
    Special prayers for Dorothy.

  • Dona and Donny Anderson Posted April 27, 2020 10:34 pm

    We are so sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. You are all in our prayers.

  • Melody Haire Fossett Posted April 28, 2020 12:48 am

    Such sad news. Sending our condolences to Dianna and the Konfrst families. Praying for peace and comfort at this sad time. Fred was so nice. Recently he let me drop stuff off on the weekend and wasn’t going to charge but a few dollars. I told them no and paid them a lot more. I was so thankful that he was helping me out on his day off. Thank you Fred for your service to our Country and Glenwood community. You will be missed.

  • Shirley Ring Posted April 28, 2020 4:42 am

    I am so sorry. Fred was such a nice man. I always enjoyed visiting with him. Prayers you can find some peace Dorothy
    Hugs from Shirley Ring

  • Vicki Johnson Posted April 28, 2020 4:53 am

    Prayers going to you and the family. He will be missed by all. He was a good man. He was a good friend to my family.

  • Nicholas Conn Posted April 28, 2020 5:21 am

    I’m sorry for your loss he was a great guy

  • Cindy Cerra Posted April 28, 2020 5:22 am

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for you and family.

  • Lou Cameron Posted April 28, 2020 5:37 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. Fred was such a nice guy. He will be missed by many people.

  • Veda Flint Posted April 28, 2020 7:11 am

    I am so sorry for your loss.Fred was such a kind man and will be missed by all those he touched!

  • Teri Fritz Posted April 28, 2020 7:54 am

    So so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all.

  • John Tadin Posted April 28, 2020 8:07 am

    Very Good Friend, served in the Guards on the same squad, one of the BEST R.I.P.

  • Dan and Juli Nutting Posted April 28, 2020 8:30 am

    Dear Dianna,
    We are so sorry for the loss of your father. He was such a friendly, hardworking cool dude and I know how much he will be missed by everyone who’s life he touched.

  • Jack & Pat McManigal Posted April 28, 2020 8:30 am

    Jack & Pat sending our deepest sympathy…

  • Sherlie and Brian Magaret Posted April 28, 2020 9:05 am

    We are sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with all the family. We have missed seeing him on Monday mornings since he wasn’t able to pick up our trash anymore.

  • Carol & Roger Tibben Posted April 28, 2020 9:09 am

    Our deepest sympathies to Fred’s family, he was so kind and went that extra for all of his customers!!

  • Tom& Judy DeLashmutt Posted April 28, 2020 9:22 am

    Sympathy from Tom & Judy

  • Tom and Diana Hoogestraat Posted April 28, 2020 10:05 am

    So sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. We share your loss, as he will be missed as a neighbor and friend. For years Fred brought hay for my horses. We would talk about his cows, my horses, and farm issues. Really enjoyed those conversations with him.

  • Barbara & Jim Miller Posted April 28, 2020 11:00 am

    So sorry for the loss of our neighbor, no more chasing cows out of our backyard… we enjoyed that 🙂
    condolences to the family.

  • Jenny Votek Posted April 28, 2020 12:14 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Fred was such a good friend to our family for many years. He will be missed and we still talk of the fun we had when he helped build the house mom still lives in. Prayers for the Konfrst family in the days to come.

  • Doug Crocker Posted April 28, 2020 12:36 pm

    So sorry for the families loss! Freddy was a great guy!!!

  • Sandi Winton Posted April 28, 2020 2:15 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • Wayne and Pam Cyboron Posted April 28, 2020 2:41 pm

    We’re so sorry for your loss, and send our love and prayers. Remembering your Dad fondly.

  • Tracee Dashner Posted April 28, 2020 3:00 pm

    Rest In Peace Fred.
    Loving thoughts for your family.

  • Dan Benscoter and Sandy Posted April 28, 2020 3:03 pm

    Our Hearts and Prayers are with the entire Konfrst Family , as Our Dear Friend Fred is now walking with the Good Lord in the Garden of Heaven.

  • Janet Jean Williams Rone Posted April 28, 2020 3:32 pm

    Although there are no words that will ease your heartache during this difficult time, please know you all are in the thoughts and prayers of so many!

  • LaVern and Janet Leaders Posted April 28, 2020 4:30 pm

    my sister Marcia (Hargrave)Hummel graduated with Fred and I remember him from high school. Our sympathy to all his family. He was a nice guy.

  • LaVern and Janet Leaders Posted April 28, 2020 4:34 pm

    My sister Marcia(Hargrave)Hummel graduated with Fred and I remember him from high school also. Our deepest sympathy to all of his family. He was a great guy.

  • Larry & Peggy Kruse Posted April 28, 2020 4:45 pm

    We were very sad to receive the phone call regarding Fred. Prayers for the entire family.

  • Cat Ruth Posted April 28, 2020 5:25 pm

    So sorry, remembering when he helped Daddy build the house Mom is in. We will miss him. Sending prayers for the family.

  • monica Kahl Posted April 28, 2020 5:25 pm

    I am sorry to hear this. He was a great guy! Such a hard worker. Prayers to all of the family.

  • Angela and Tim Hagen Posted April 28, 2020 8:37 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to the family. R.I. P.

  • Teresa Needham Posted April 28, 2020 9:11 pm

    Our deepest sympathies during this difficult time. Fred was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed in the community. Sending prayers of comfort!

  • Jim and Jane Brodigan Posted April 28, 2020 9:59 pm

    What a huge loss for Glenwood and all who knew him. I always admired him. My condolences to the entire Konfrst family.

  • Stouder Family Posted April 28, 2020 11:18 pm

    Always a fan of the Konfrst family. Sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. Out thoughts are with you all.

  • BECKY PALMER Posted April 29, 2020 5:38 am

    Very sorry to hear this.
    Sympathies and prayers to all the family. He touched so many lives, and leaves so many memories.

  • Joe and Becky Keightley Posted April 29, 2020 8:09 am

    Fred was a good friend, It was a pleasure to know him.

  • Jennifer Treat Posted April 29, 2020 9:30 am

    So very sorry to hear about Fred’s passing, he was such a nice guy. Fly high Fred!!!

  • Laurene Tarvin Posted April 29, 2020 9:33 am

    Mike and I are really sorry to hear this. He will be missed.

  • Kelly Brodie Posted April 29, 2020 7:24 pm

    My condolences to the Konfrst family.

  • Fred E Gregg Posted April 29, 2020 7:32 pm

    so sorry to here of Fred my prayers are with you. I,considered Fred a true friend

  • Jolene Wilcox Justus Posted April 29, 2020 10:19 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Condolences and prayers for your family.

  • Steve Pavelka Posted April 30, 2020 3:45 am

    May the Lord lay his healing hand upon you in this difficult time. Fred was such a great guy and will definitely be missed!!!

  • Charlene Coffey Posted April 30, 2020 9:12 am

    So sorry to learn of Fred’s passing. Anyone who knew Fred will always remember what a great guy he was. He always had a big smile, and always took time for a visit and a joke or two. We will all miss him.

  • Julie & Marty Stavas Posted April 30, 2020 10:49 pm

    Such a hard working and kind man. I hope it warms your heart to see all those he touched in our community. Prayers for the Konfrst family.

  • Donna Slikkerveer Cornett Posted April 30, 2020 11:18 pm

    Dorothy and family, I’m so sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. My sympathies to you all.

  • Karl and Suanne Hastie Posted May 1, 2020 3:09 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Fred was such a nice guy. He will be missed by many people.

  • Carol and Bill Van Deest Posted May 1, 2020 5:24 pm

    Dorothy and family – So sad to hear of Fred’s passing. He was very kind and helpful to us and we always enjoyed chatting with him.

  • Brad Faulkner Posted May 7, 2020 2:12 pm

    To Mark, Brian, Diana, Tim
    I am so sorry for your loss, may GOD comfort you and your families during these difficult times

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