Paul D. Dykstra, 62, of Tipton, died March 2 of pancreatic cancer peacefully surrounded by family at home.
At his request his body will be cremated with interment at a later date. There was a celebration of life March 10 at Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service, Iowa City.
Paul was born on Oct. 21, 1949, in Orange City, to Dick and Grace (Lems) Dykstra. In 1982 Paul moved to Iowa City and started Iowa City Landscaping with his brother Dennis Dykstra, and sister-in-law, Linda Dykstra. Paul served as the president of Iowa City Landscaping for the last 30 years.
Local survivors include his brother, Robert (Jackie) of North Liberty.
A memorial fund has been established for Aiming for a Cure Foundation at MidWestOne Bank, P.O. Box 1700, Iowa City, IA 52244. Memorials may also be made to the Iowa Nursery and Landscaping Scholarship Fund and Iowa City Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.lensingfuneral.com.