Jared Daniel Fondell, age 28, of Gilman, Iowa formerly of Dubuque died on Thursday, February 21, 2013 in Gilman. Funeral services will be at 11:0 0a.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Holy Spirit Parish, Holy Ghost Church with Rev. Alan Dietzenbach officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 Monday February 25, 2013 at the Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory 2595 Rockdale Road, Dubuque, IA where there will be a parish wake service at 7:30 PM Monday.
Jared was born on April 14, 1984, in Dubuque the son of Richard and Connie (Moore) Fondell. He attended Dubuque Senior High School and did construction work in the Dubuque area for many years. He later was working for Jeld-Wen Window and Door.
He enjoyed being outdoors hunting and fishing, working with his hands with nature, riding his quad and spending time with his pets.
He is survived by two children, Asia and Kayo, his father Richard "Rick" Fondell, of Gilman, his mother Connie (Robert) Maser, of Des Moines, two sisters Melissa (Nicholas) Birch, of Sherrill, and Olivia Lyons Fondell, of Gilman. A step-brother Shane Anderson, serving with the US Marine Corps. His paternal grandmother Mary Ellen Fondell, of Dubuque and his maternal grandmother Wilma Jean Billmeyer, of Dubuque and a special friend Katrina Milton
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers Richard A. Fondell Sr. and Richard Moore.