Carl George Unglenk, age 80 of Amana, Iowa, died Tuesday morning, June 24, 2014 at Colonial Manor of Amana. Per his wishes, Carl’s body has been cremated. Memorial Service: 10:30 A.M. Friday, June 27, 2014, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Marengo, with Rev. Andrew Gray officiating. Inurnment will be in the Marengo Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church. Memorials may be contributed to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Marengo, and Colonial Manor of Amana. Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo is in charge of arrangements.
Carl is survived by his step-children, Dennis Graesser, and Carol Hopp and husband Gary all of West Amana; five grandchildren, Nathan Hopp, Crystal Hopp, both of West Amana, Tricia Schutterle (Wayne) of Norway, Tonya Grambo (Rick) of West Amana, and Rachel Trimpe of West Amana; six great-grandchildren, Morgan, Whitney and Ethan Schutterle, Grant and Loralei Trimpe, and Brandon Chalfant. Also surviving are a daughter-in-law, Chris Graesser of West Amana, a niece and three nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Joyce in 1998, and two sisters, Rosalie Roth, and Marcella Bell and her husband Jim.
Carl George Unglenk was born June 24, 1934 in Amana, Iowa, the son of Louis and Lina Roth Unglenk. He graduated from the Amana High School with the Class of 1952. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 - 1958, attaining the rank of Sergeant. Carl was employed with the Amana Meat Market as a butcher, and with Schanz Furniture for many years. Carl married Joyce Gleason Graesser on November 13, 1967 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Marengo. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Marengo. Carl was a former member of the Isaac Walton League, and the Amana Men’s Choir. He enjoyed music and hunting.