HAMPTON, Iowa- The founder of Sukup Manufacturing in Sheffield has died. Eugene Sukup died Thursday at the age of 89.
Sukup began his company in 1963 in a welding shop in Sheffield.
The company is known for its grain bins, dryers, material handling equipment, and more.
The company issued a statement, “Eugene will be remembered as a leader, innovator, and exceptionally caring and generous person.”
A visitation will be held on Monday, July 16, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hampton, Iowa.
The funeral will be Tuesday, July 17, at 10:30 a.m., also at Trinity Lutheran Church. It is located at 16 12th Avenue NE in Hampton, Iowa.