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“So sorry to hear this just found out about his passing, Gene and him had so much fun talking in Genes garage . They were good friends. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Denver Algoe - pilot mound, IA

“Thank you all for what you have written. I just now got to read them. Thanks so much for these kind words. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Merle Teter - Georgetown, PA

“Rose, I was saddened to hear of Curly's passing when I talked to my Dad last night. I cannot imagine how difficult it must be at this time. But I...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Vicki (Lindgren) & Mark Allinger - CO

“My thoughts & prayers go out to the Teter during this difficult time ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Kathy Ahrens - Ogden, IA - Friend

“Junior, sorry to hear of the loss of your father. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: John Long - Richmond Hill, GA

“To Rose & the boys & their families. Sending my sympaty & been thinking of everyone. Take care. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Sheryl Loudon - Mountain Home, AR

“I'm so sorry for your loss! Hugs and prayers to ur family in this difficult time. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: paula gordon - bouton, IA

“Jr. So sorry to hear of your father's passing, please accept my condolances ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Florian" Flo" Lassek - Las Vegas, NV

“Chico and family, I have the pleasure of working with Chico at the Follansbee Pawn Shop with his friends Joe and John George. I know that the poor...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Carmine and Debby Staffileno - WV

“Sorry so for loss we all know his up there with grandma Teter and grandma Darlene ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Marvin Griffin - Waxhaw, NC

“Condolences to the Teter family. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Larry & Deanna Leichliter - Ogden, IA

“Thinking of all of you at this time, so sorry to hear of Curly's passing, good memories of all of our laughs, he was a little bit ornery, but in a...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Laurel Nielsen - audubon, IA

“Sorry to here this Junior! 81 That's pretty good! Take care! Jeff, Becky Hergert ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Rebecca (Jeffery L) Hergert - IA

“I never seen much of Uncle Curly when I had left home but I do remember when Aunt Babes would bring home treats at Christmas times and he would act...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Karen DuBois - Dillon, MT

“Condolences to the Teter family. Curly will always be remembered. My best memories of him include his keen eyesite from the back seat of the van when...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Terry and Kodi DeCoteau - ND

DeWayne "Curly" Teter, 81, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016, at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa.

Visitation will be Monday, March 14, 2016, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m., at St. Johns Catholic Church in Ogden. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at St. John's Catholic Church. Father James Bruch will officiate. Cremation will follow services and private family burial will be at a later date at St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Ogden. For online obituary and condolences please visit:

DeWayne Merle Teter was born on November 3, 1934, near Coon Rapids, Iowa, the son of Berthal and Opal (Trucks) Teter. He attended Orange Township Country School #5, rural Coon Rapids.

On June 23, 1962, DeWayne was united in marriage to Rose DeCoteau at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Belcourt, North Dakota. Curly and Rose lived in North Dakota, Oklahoma, and have resided in Ogden since the early 1970's.

Curly worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator at Hallett Construction Company in Boone for 40+ years until retiring.

Curly was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Morris Teter, and two sisters, Darlene Wilson, and Patricia Nielsen.

He is survived by his wife, Rose Teter of Ogden, Iowa; three sons, Merle (Debbie) Teter of Georgetown, Pennsylvania, Clarence "Junior" Teter, and Shane (Buffy Nigro) Teter both of Ogden, Iowa; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Bradley, Masyn, Jordy, Courtney, Chelsea, Amanda, Beau, Brynlee, Ashley, Kylie, Owen, Jacob, Zachery, Riley, Danielle "Nelly", Shelby, Jaxon, Aaron, and Dyani; three brothers, Kenneth (Gladys) Teter of Coon Rapids, Iowa, Gene Teter of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Dick (Fabby) Teter of Arroyo, New Mexico; three sisters, Donna Bylund of Avoca, Iowa, Sharon Chrissey of Ottumwa, Iowa, and JoAnn Knowles of Auburn, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.