Terry "TY" Joel McPeak was born October 8, 1957, in Fort Dodge, son of Milford and Maxine (Patterson) McPeak. He grew up on a farm near Renwick graduating from Boone Valley High School in 1976. He then graduated from Iowa Central Community College in the Diesel Mechanic program.
Terry was married to Beverly Rasmussen on July 28, 1984 in Eagle Grove. He was a lifelong farmer. He also owned and operated McPeak Trucking and started McPeak Trenching with his brother, David, which he was involved in for nearly 30 years. Terry and Bev enjoyed spending their winters in Fort Meyers Beach, FL and their summers in Okoboji. He enjoyed golfing, camping, bullhead fishing, boating, and traveling. Terry died Tuesday, May 10, 2022.
He is survived by his wife Bev McPeak of Renwick; daughters, Sarah (Calvin) Hefty of Lu Verne and Cari McPeak of Cedar Rapids; granddaughter, Harlow Hefty; brothers, David (Louann) McPeak of Lu Verne and Paul (Donna) McPeak of Omak, WA; sister-in-law, Pam McPeak of Ames. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Joan Rasmussen of Eagle Grove; brother-in-law, Richard (Margaret) Rasmussen of Goldfield; sister-in-law Barb (Tim) Brooks of Goldfield; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Michael; infant brother, Mark; niece, Michelle McPeak; and father-in-law, Virgil Rasmussen.