Official Obituary of

Calvin Eugene Tyer

July 27, 1940 ~ February 27, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Calvin Tyer Obituary

Calvin E. Tyer, age 83, of Kingsley, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at the Kingsley Specialty Care of Kingsley.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday,  March 02, 2024 at 11:00 AM at the Rock Branch United Methodist Church of Correctionville with the Chaplain Janell Norton and Pastor Eboni Sayonkon officiating.  A visitation will be held on Friday, March 01, 2024 from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Moville.  Burial will be at the Fairfield Cemetery of Correctionville.  In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made the the Shriners Hospital for Children or St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital.

Calvin E. Tyer was born July 27, 1940 in Omaha, Nebraska to Earl and Emma (Hansen) Tyer. He graduated from North Omaha High School then went on to Southern Nazarene University and the University of Nebraska.

He was united in marriage to Barbara Jean Oehlerking on February 26, 1966 in LeMars, Iowa.  They made their home in rural Kingsley where they raised their two sons, Robert and Scott.

Calvin worked as the district manager for Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. for 26 years then owned his own business, Tyer Service Centre Inc. for ten years.  He was a member of the Nazarene Church of Omaha and the Rock Branch Methodist Church.  He belonged to the Elks Club, Woodbury County REC, was a leader for the Arlington Future Farmers 4-H Club, and served on the Woodbury County Fair Board and the Woodbury County Extension Board. Calvin enjoyed collecting toy tractors, hunting and fishing, farming, woodworking and telling jokes.  He loved following the University of Nebraska football team.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Tyer; sons, Robert (Cindy) Tyer and Scott (Kristie) Tyer; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Norma (Paul) Linnell and Nonie (Leonard) Lund; and a great fishing buddy, Marvin Pansegrau.

Calvin was preceded in death by his parents, Emma and Earl and two brothers, William and Richard Tyer.

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March 1, 2024

4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home
225 Frontage Rd
Moville, IA 51039

Funeral Service
March 2, 2024

11:00 AM
Rock Branch United Methodist Church of Correctionville

March 2, 2024

Fairfield Cemetery

rural Correctionville (Rock Branch), IA 51016


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