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David Topp

September 17, 1925 August 17, 2019
David Topp
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Obituary for David Topp

David Topp, age 93 of Radcliffe, IA, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Bethany Life Communities in Story City, IA.
David Benjamin Topp was born September 17, 1925, the son of Benjamin and Clara (Kuhfus) Topp, on a farm near Radcliffe, IA.
He attended country school at Sherman #1 northeast of Radcliffe. He graduated from Radcliffe High School in 1943
He served in the United States Army in 1945 and 1946. After the service, he returned to Radcliffe where he farmed all of his life.
On August 18, 1954, David was united in marriage to Carole Ann Mossman at the Methodist Church in Radcliffe. They resided on the Topp homeplace until moving to Radcliffe in 1987.
David was an athlete and played baseball for the Radcliffe semi-pro team. He was on the first team to play under the new lights. He also loved to fish, so much so, that he built his own pond.
He was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church, American Legion Post #317 in Radcliffe and he served on the Farmers Mutual Insurance Association Board for 21 years.
David passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the Bethany Life Communities in Story City, IA, just one day short of his 65th wedding anniversary.
Those thankful for having shared his life include his wife Carole of Radcliffe; two sons Matthew (Rose) Topp of Hubbard and Steve (Stacey) Topp of Radcliffe; one daughter Rachel (Kirk) Haugland of Story City; grandchildren Ben Topp, Nathan (Kristin) Topp, Jason (Haley) Topp, Nicholas (Erin) Topp, Natalie (Mic) Young, Andrew Haugland, Kristina (Michael) Scott and Jacob Haugland; three step-grandchildren Matt Olson, Kelly (Daniel) Winn and Jodi (Craig) Hansen; great-grandchildren Emma, Owen and Emmet Topp, Lola, Lily and Willa Topp, Makayla and Samuel Young, Gwendolyn Topp; step-great-grandchildren Madigan (Drew) Marchesani, Sydney, Josie and Sam Winn, Avery, Marah and Roque Hansen; one sister-in-law Mary Lou Topp and one brother-in-law Neil Mossman; along with many other relatives and friends.
David was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters Bernice VanCamp and Norma Disney, and one brother Richard Topp.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

20

Aug

4:00 PM 8/20/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/20/2019 7:00:00 PM
St. John's United Methodist Church

207 Amanda St
Radcliffe, IA 50230

St. John's United Methodist Church
207 Amanda St Radcliffe 50230 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

21

Aug

10:30 AM 8/21/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. John's United Methodist Church

207 Amanda St
Radcliffe, IA 50230

St. John's United Methodist Church
207 Amanda St Radcliffe 50230 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sherman Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

G Ave
Hubbard, IA 50122

G Ave Hubbard 50122 IA
United States
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