E. Jule Hanus, the son of Emile and Faye (Yoder) Hanus, was born in Clarion, Iowa on December 28, 1941. He was raised on the family farm outside of Blairsburg and educated in Clarion, graduating with the “Class of 1960”. He served in the United States Army from 1960 to 1963.
On January 8, 1965, Jule was united in marriage to Karen Rieks at St. John’s Catholic Church in Clarion, Iowa, to this union four children were born, they later divorced. On October 16, 2019, Jule married Charlotte Barreras in Council Bluffs.
Jule spent his whole life as a truck driver for many different companies. He enjoyed fishing, gambling, NASCAR, classic cars, car shows, and was an avid Hawkeye fan. He loved collecting butter churns and was proud of his large collection. Jule was a member of the New Hope Assembly of God Church in Urbandale and the Grimes Golden Club. He will always be remembered as a humorous outgoing person and never knew a stranger.
Jule passed away on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines, at the age of 80 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandsons, Matthew Carpenter and Mark Carpenter; brother-in-law, Ron Reiland; sister, Barb Ostercamp and stepfather, Larry Moser.
Jule is survived by his wife, Charlotte Hanus of Grimes; children: Diana (Rob) Carpenter of Webster City, David Hanus of Otho, Dwight (Amy) Hanus of Fort Dodge, Danny (Penny) Hanus of Buford, GA, Angela (Justin) Lindsey of Sioux City and Nicholas Rojas of Sioux Falls, SD; grandchildren: Mitch (Chelsie) Carpenter, Tyler Carpenter, Ashley (Thomas) Throntveit, Jacob (Abby) Hanus, Morgan (Jacob) Ladlie, Mackenzie Hanus, Madison Hanus, Emilie Olveda, Natalie (Kris) Hudspeth, Ashley Olveda, and Buddy Lindsey; great-grandchildren: Blair, Savannah, Luke, Claire, Ayla, Brinley, Allie and Joseph; sister, Mary Reiland; brother Eddie (Amy) Hanus and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove.
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