Harold Wayne Rexroat passed from this life Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines at 74 years of age. Committal Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel. The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, August 5, 2019 at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., in Osceola. Interment will be in Iowa Veterans Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to his family for a fitting tribute to be decided at a later date. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.kalefuneralhome.com
Harold Wayne Rexroat Jr. son of Harold Wayne Sr. and Olive Faye (Kruithoff) Rexroat was born October 3, 1944, in Sioux City. Wayne received his education at Warren-Harding and graduated form North High School in Des Moines. Harold served his country in the Air Force during the Vietnam War attaining the rank of Airman Second Class.
He was united in marriage to Linda Faye Hair in 1971 in Des Moines, gaining his step son, Coy Ungemach and with one daughter, Julie blessing this union.
Soon after leaving the Air Force, Wayne began his career working as a mailer for the Des Moines Register and Tribune and continued there until his death. He was a loyal member of Teamsters Union Local No. 120, NRA and the Buckskinners Association. Wayne had a broad spectrum of knowledge which ranged from politics to history. He was very involved in local caucuses and demonstrating for issues in which he believed. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing and was an avid outdoorsman who loved living from the land. Wayne had never met a stranger and he really enjoyed playing the penny slots and visiting with people at Lakeside Casino.
Harold leaves to cherish his memory: daughter, Julie Sanders of Weldon; step-son, Coy Ungemach of McKinney, Texas; grandchildren: Amanda (Addam) Morrow of Indianola, Kevin Ungemach of McKinney, Texas; great-grandchildren: Kylie, Sophie and Kash; brothers: Rick (Connie) Rexroat of Norwalk, Raymond (Linda) Rexroat of Grimes, nieces: Breanna Rexroat of Cumming, Jennifer (Stephen) Lavin of Chicago, Illinois, Holly Rexroat of Des Moines; nephew Sean Rexroat of Des Moines; uncle Charles (Marilyn) Rexroat of Sycamore, Illinois; as well as other relatives and many friends.
Those relatives who preceded Harold in death were his parents; Harold Wayne Sr. and Olive Faye Rexroat and a stillborn baby brother.