Robert D. Carufel

December 10, 1950 ~ March 31, 2019 (age 68)


Robert D. "Bob" Carufel, 68, of Mesa, Arizona, died March 31, 2019, at his residence.
A graveside funeral service for Mr. Carufel will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, April 9 at the Oakland Mills Cemetery, rural Mt. Pleasant. The Reverend Deborah J. Stowers, Senior Pastor, First United Methodist Church, will officiate. Friends may call from 1-1:45 PM on Tuesday at the Kimzey Funeral Home, 213 North Main Street, Mt. Pleasant.
Those considering an expression of sympathy may direct memorials to the Collings Foundation for the restoration and maintenance of historic Warbird planes. Online condolences may be directed to
Robert was a longtime resident and businessman in Utah and Arizona.
Survivors include his wife, Thea (Oldt) Carufel of Mesa, formerly of Mt. Pleasant; a daughter Elizabeth, a brother Steve, a sister Christine, a niece Rachel and a brother-in-law, Bill Butterfield. Local survivors include a brother-in-law and his wife, Gary and Nicola Oldt of Mt. Pleasant; a sister-in-law, Sharon Oldt of Oelwein, IA and several nieces and nephews.
Robert is preceded in death by his mother and father in law, F. Richard and Pauline E. (Breazeale) Oldt and a sister-in-law, Janet (Oldt) Butterfield.


APR 9. 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (CDT)

Kimzey Funeral Home
213 North Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA, 52641


APR 9. 2:00 PM (CDT)

Oakland Mills Cemetery
Mount Pleasant, IA, 52641

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