Henry County, IA Land Auction – Rauenbuehler

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Monday, December 13, 2021 - 10:00 am Central

Auction to be conducted as a virtual, online auction. If you need assistance with internet bidding, please contact our office at (844) 847-2161


Henry County, Iowa

The Rauenbuehler Estate farm is located in Section 15, Jackson Township, Henry County, IA.

At the south edge of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa proceed 4 miles south on Hwy. 218/27 to Old Hwy. 218, then turn left or east and proceed 1 1/4 miles south to 305th Street, then turn left or east and proceed 1 mile to the farm. (Be watching for presale directional signs).

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Bill F. Rauenbuehler Estate

Michael Rauenbuehler, Susan McConnell & Dorothy Rauenbuehler – Co-Administrators

Managed By

Jeff Hoyer (319) 759-4320

Jim Huff (319) 931-9292

General Information

67 Acres± (subject to survey) • 2 Tracts

Make plans now to view this fast-approaching Henry County, IA land auction. These two tracts are ideally located just 5 minutes south of Mt. Pleasant, IA just off a hard-surfaced road. Both tracts offer excellent new home building sites, income-producing tillable land, and recreational opportunities. You won’t want to miss out on this opportunity to purchase smaller tracts of land with excellent location near Mt. Pleasant, IA.

We will also be selling farm equipment and personal property for the Rauenbuehler family. Be watching for more information coming soon.


Thursday, December 9th from 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Tract Information

Tract 1 - 23 Acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures should indicate 20.5 tillable acres.
  • Productive soil types include Weller & Clinton.
  • CSR2 of 60.6 (tillable only)
  • Balance of the tract is a wooded draw.
  • Several excellent building sites.
  • Rathbun Rural Water is available.
  • Access is on the south off of 305th Street.
  • Estimated Real Estate Taxes: $578.00


Tract 2 - 44 Acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures should indicate 28.29 tillable acres.
  • Productive soil types include Weller & Pershing.
  • CSR2 of 55.9 (tillable only)
  • Balance of the tract are in wooded areas, pasture and there is a pond located on the parcel.
  • Several excellent building sites.
  • There is a 30’ x 72’ machine shed with lean-to, 18’ x 40’ pole barn, other outbuildings and an older mobile home.
  • Rathbun Rural Water services this tract.
  • Access is on the north off of 305th Street & east.
  • Estimated Real Estate Taxes: $1,105.00

Method & Terms

The Rauenbuehler farm will be sold in two (2) individual tracts on a price per acre basis, based on a survey that is currently in progress. Both tracts will be sold through the marketing method of “Buyer’s Choice”, whereas the high bidder can take either or both tracts for their high bid. “Buyer’s Choice” auctioning will continue until both tracts have been sold. The farm will NOT be combined at the conclusion of the auction and sells subject to court approval.

Ten (10%) percent of the bid price to be due on the day of sale with the balance due in approximately 30 days, on or before January 13, 2022 upon delivery of a merchantable abstract and deed. Immediately following the auction, the successful bidder(s) shall enter into a written agreement with the seller. The real estate taxes will be prorated to the date of closing. Possession will be given at the time of closing, subject to the current farm lease with the tenant for the 2021 crop year. Farm sells with full farming rights for the 2022 crop year. Subject to the Iowa Septic System Time of Transfer Law and since this is in an estate, the septic system on Tract 2 is exempt from any testing or upgrades. Any future testing or upgrades will be at the buyers expense. There are no hunting leases associated with the property.

All announcements sale day shall take precedence over any prior advertising either written or oral. The information in this brochure is believed to be accurate; however, no liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed. All lines drawn on maps, photographs, etc. are approximate. Buyers should verify the information to their satisfaction. There are no expressed or implied warranties pertaining to the property. This real estate is being sold “as is”.

Aerial Tour

Plat Map

Aerial Map

SOIL MAPs (tillable acres)


Personal Property Sells at 11:00 A.M.

Vehicle, Trailer, Motorcycle, ATV

  • 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4, Quad Trac II trans., AC, PW, PL, black cloth int., blue ext.
  • 1976 Gooseneck Trailer Mfg. 20’ x 5’ gooseneck trailer, triple axle, single wheel, elec. brakes
  • 1984 Honda Shadow 700cc motorcycle, 9,486 miles, hasn’t ran in a while
  • 1988 Honda FourTrax TRX300 4wd ATV, front and rear racks, hasn’t ran in a while


Tractors, Farm Equipment, Farm Support Items

  • 1986 JD 2950 MFWD tractor, cab, 3 pt., 2 hyd. outlets, front fenders, 18.4-34 rear tires, 13.6-24 front tires, showing 8,802 hours, SN L02950U571341
  • 1976 AC 185 tractor, diesel, wf, 3 pt., dual hyd., 540 PTO, 18.4-30 rear tires, 9.5L-15 front tires, 6 front weights, showing 2,310 hours, SN 8976 D
  • 1959 AC D-17 tractor, gas, wf, snap coupler/3 pt., 2 hyd. outlets, 16.9-28 rear tires, 6.00-16 front tires, showing 7,531 hours, SN 19063
  • MF 300 combine, gas, 18.4-26 drive tires, #24 2 row wide corn head and 13’ grain platform, sells complete with heads
  • JD 14’ disk, dual wheels, new front blades, new rear blades included
  • Brady 18’ field cultivator, hyd. fold, Buster Bar harrow attach.
  • Bush Hog 8’ pull type chisel plow
  • MF 880 4 bottom semi mounted plow
  • JD 145 4 bottom semi mounted plow
  • AC 3 bottom mounted plow
  • Bear Cat 12’ cultimulcher, single inboard wheels
  • JD 400 15’ 3 pt. rotary hoe
  • New Idea 217 manure spreader, 540 PTO, 9.00-20 tires
  • “The Big Blue” manure spreader, 540 PTO 8.25-20 tires
  • Heider 150 bu. galv. feeder wagon, rear horizontal unload auger, lid, 540 PTO
  • Heider 7’ x 12’ wood barge box on Kory gear, hoist, 15” tires
  • Heider 6’ x 12’ galv. barge box on JD 953 gear, hoist
  • 6’ x 12’ wood barge box, hoist, no gear
  • Killbros 175 bu. gravity box on Kewanee gear, 14” tires
  • Heider 200 bu. galv. gravity box on New Idea 633 gear, 15” tires
  • Woods 6’ 3 pt. “Ditch Bank” rotary mower with counterweight
  • JD 37 7’ trailer type sickle bar mower
  • MF 7’ 3 pt. blade
  • Kewanee 8” x 45’ auger, 540 PTO
  • 1,000 gal. LP tank
  • Port. loading chute
  • 12’ alum. flat bottom jon boat
  • Shop built 3 pt. bale carrier
  • 3 pt. bale spear
  • 4 sections 24” x 6’ concrete culvert
  • 110 gal. fuel tank with hand pump
  • Manual tire changer
  • 6’ round stock tank
  • Small round end water tank
  • 4” x 12’ cross auger with elec. motor
  • Troy Bilt “Horse” 8hp rear tine tiller
  • Stihl 032AV, Poulan 330 Pro, Jonsered and Craftsman chain saws
  • Coke 40¢ can dispenser pop machine

Bill F. Rauenbuehler Estate

Michael Rauenbuehler, Susan McConnell & Dorothy Rauenbuehler - Co-Administrators


Representing Attorney:

Jeffrey D. Thomas

Bainter & Thomas Law Office

100 E Clay St, Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

(319) 385-0740


Auction Managers:

Jeff Hoyer (319) 759-4320

Jim Huff (319) 931-9292