Craig Theo Newkirk, 56, Homestead, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at his home. A Celebration of Life was held Jan. 2 at St. John’s Lutheran Church near Homestead. Burial was in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery.
Craig was born May 19, 1955, in Williamsburg, Iowa, the son of Vergil and Donna (Ahlberg) Newkirk. He attended St. John’s Lutheran School near Homestead and graduated from Williamsburg High School. Craig was united in marriage to Sandra Brack on June 18, 1977, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oxford.