DECORAH — René Viera Calderon, 57, of Decorah, died Thursday, June 25, at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah, of natural causes. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2, at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Clarksville. Visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, at Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home in Clarksville, (319) 278-4245, and one hour before services at the church. Memorials may be directed to the family; www.redman-schwartz.com.
Obituaries and service notices in the Courier today.
SERVICE NOTICE: Rene Viera Calderon
SERVICE NOTICE: Mary A. Cornelius
JANESVILLE – Mary Ann Cornelius, 80, of Janesville, died May 4 at home. Family-directed memorial services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, at Antique Acres, with inurnment in Hillside Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. Memorials may be directed to the family. Richardson Funeral Service is assisting the family.
SERVICE NOTICE: Daniel M. Hagarty
CEDAR FALLS — Daniel Maurice Hagarty, 67, of Cedar Falls, died May 11 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, from cancer. Memorial service is 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2, at St. Patrick Catholic Church with inurnment in Greenwood Cemetery. Full military rites will be conducted at the grave by Cedar Falls Amvets Post 49. Visitation will be one hour prior to services Thursday at the church. Memorials to the family.
Judy K. Stadtler
CEDAR FALLS – Judy Kaye Stadtler, 70, of Cedar Falls, died June 15 at NewAldaya Lifescapes in Cedar Falls.
She was born Oct. 18, 1949 in Cedar Falls, daughter of Wilbur and EldaVae “Penny” (Meyer) Rewerts.
Survivors: an uncle, Richard (Carolyn) Giese of Hamilton, Mont.; and a nephew, Karl Beaupre of Wisconsin.
Preceded in death by: her father; her mother, EldaVae “Penny” Schnock; her stepfather, Carl Schnock; and a sister, Nancy (Clue) Beaupre.
Services: A Celebration of Life will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at Crossroads Community Church of the Nazarene, 3622 Hammond Ave, Waterloo. Richardson Funeral Service assisted the family.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church.
Online condolences at www.richardsonfuneralservice.com.
Judy was a devoted member of Crossroads Community Church of the Nazarene in Waterloo and loved telling everyone about God’s love and faithfulness.
Glenn A. Petersen
WATERLOO -- Glenn A. Petersen, 77, of Waterloo, died Thursday, June 25, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital.
He was born June 22, 1943, in Tipton, son of Elmer and Luva Jean Beaver Petersen. He married Deborah Walker May 1, 1965, in Waterloo.
Glenn was a self-employed carpenter and owned and operated Kitchens Plus in Waterloo for 25 years, retiring in 2018.
Survivors: his wife; a son, Christopher (Elizabeth) Petersen of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two daughters, Ursula (Paul) Trent of Overland Park, Kan., and Jill (Michael) Schmitz of West Des Moines; eight grandchildren, Patrick Petersen, Riley, Tanner, Cooper, and Payton Trent, Christopher, Crosby and Zeke Schmitz; and two sisters, Marsha Armitage and Rita Harbaugh, both of Cedar Rapids.
Services: Due to COVID-19, a private family memorial Mass will be held at St. Edward Catholic Church. A public gathering will be held at a later date. Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway is assisting the family.
Online condolences at www.hagartywaychoffgrarup.com.
Vera Mixdorf Evans
DEWAR — Vera Mixdorf Evans, 91, of Dewar, died at Cobblestone Court in Sumner, on June 20.
She was born Nov. 11, 1928, in St. Paul, Iowa, daughter of Joe and Louise Mohrfeld Menke. She graduated in 1946 from St. Mary’s High School, West Point, Iowa. Vera then graduated from Thompson’s School of Cosmetology in Des Moines. Later, she completed a dental hygienist program.
Vera married Reuben F. Mixdorf on Feb. 26, 1954; he died June 6, 1992. She married Floyd I. Evans on March 10, 1995; he died Sept. 23, 2000. She retired from the Black Hawk County Health Department in 1992; she was a supervisor for the homemakers’ home health aides.
Survivors: a daughter, Keri (Dan) Arthur of Waverly; two sons, Craig Mixdorf of Wichita‚ Kan., and Doug (Leslie) Mixdorf‚ Prairie Du Sac‚ Wis.; stepsons, Jason (Carol) Evans of Eufaula‚ Okla., and Stan (Donna) Evans of San Diego‚ Calif.; stepdaughters, Janet (Bob) Kinder of Denver, Colo., and Laurie Johnson of Dallas‚ Texas; nine grandchildren, Nicole (David) Flores, Amanda Mixdorf, Christina (Aaron) Haughland, Zach (Abby) Arthur, Josh Arthur, Aaron and Elizabeth Ellis, and Ryan and Sarah Evans; six great-grandchildren; a brother; and four sisters.
Preceded in death by: her husbands; and eight siblings.
Private family graveside services: were held at Waterloo Memorial Park Cemetery. The service was recorded and can be viewed on the funeral home’s website. Locke Funeral Home, Waterloo, is assisting the family.
Memorials: to the family for a fund to be established. Cards sent to the funeral home will be forwarded to the family.
Online condolences at www.LockeFuneralHome.com.
Jeanette L. Kemmerer
ELK RUN HEIGHTS — Jeanette L. Kemmerer, 92, of Elk Run Heights, died Tuesday, June 23, at home.
She was born Sept. 6, 1927, in Boone County, daughter of Thomas William and Hazel E. (Germer) Parks. Jeanette married Robert Wayne Kemmerer on Oct. 10, 1947, in Omaha, Neb.; he died Nov. 22, 2016.
She worked in the munitions plant in Ankeny for several years and then was a homemaker. Jeanette was a member of Linden Methodist Church in Waterloo and was involved in the Circle.
Survivors: three daughters, Lisa Kemmerer of Evansdale, Sheila Kemmerer of Washburn, and Roberta “Bobbie” Tjaden of Waterloo; four grandchildren, Penny Stueve, Chris (Samantha) Kemmerer, Ryan Larson, and Chad (Tanjha) Larson; four great-grandchildren, Alivia, Jaxon, Hadley, and Kinnick; and a sister, Jacqueline Sebring of Waterloo.
Preceded in death by: her parents; husband; a son, David Kemmerer; grandsons, Jamie Kokotan and Andy Kemmerer; sisters, Peggy Smith‚ Joanne Kinsey‚ and June Farrow, Shirley Parks, and Charlene Paris; and a brother, Thomas Parks.
Family graveside services: were held at Garden of Memories Cemetery with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo. Kearns Funeral Service-Kimball Chapel, Waterloo, assisted the family.
Memorials: to the family. All cards sent to the funeral home will be forwarded to the family.
Online condolences at www.KearnsFuneralService.com.
Bradley W. Ingamells
HUDSON — Bradley Wayne Ingamells, 71, of Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Hudson, died June 15 at Morton Plant Hospital in Florida.
He was born May 16, 1949, in Waterloo, son of Robert and Gladys (Klein) Ingamells. Brad graduated from Hudson High School in 1967. He was employed by Florida Light & Power and retired after 25 years of employment. After moving to Hudson, Brad was employed by the city of Hudson for 12 years; he served on the Hudson City Council as well as holding various seats on other committees for the city.
Survivors: three daughters, Laura Cousins of Sedona, Ariz., Amy (Robbie) Rank of Cape Coral, Fla., and Sarah (Cory) Scharnhorst of Cedar Falls; two brothers, Randy (Vickie) Ingamells of Hudson and Grant Ingamells of Clearwater; special friend, Dawn Meader of Clearwater; four grandchildren, Erika Cousins of Waterloo, Skyler Wendling of LaBelle, Fla., Tanner Wendling of Minneapolis, and Owyn Scharnhorst of Cedar Falls; three nephews, Justin (Kristi) Ingamells and Wade (Shannon) Ingamells, both of Hudson, and Josh Ingamells of Aledo, Ill.; and many great-nieces and -nephews.
Preceded in death by: his parents; and a brother, Greg.
Services: A Celebration of Life will be 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 3, at the Hudson Community Center, with sharing at 5 p.m. Keep social distance and masks are encouraged. A family graveside service will be held in Hudson Cemetery.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials to Randy Ingamells, 104 Pheasant Lane, Hudson, IA 50643.
On-line condolences at www.LockeFuneralHome.com.
Brad enjoyed golf, was a long-suffering Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan, and enjoyed NASCAR and socializing. He liked to be busy and would help everybody out. He was friendly and charismatic, had a winning smile, an easy laugh, and made friends everywhere he went. He will be missed by many.
CEDAR FALLS – Melanie Hart, 70, of Cedar Falls, died Wednesday, June 24, at home.
She was born Aug. 11, 1949, in Iowa Falls, daughter of Floyd L. and Audrey Helen (Hudson) Reynolds. She married Daniel D. Hart on Aug. 21, 1982, in Cedar Falls. She graduated from Dubuque Senior High School in 1967 and was human resources manager with TDS Automation for 16 years, retiring in 2015.
Survivors: her husband; three children, Becky Ehlert of Cedar Falls, Luke (Sarah Weber) Hart of Evansdale, and Danielle (Brad) Mennenga of Janesville; a granddaughter, Jasmine Rodriquez; and a brother, Thomas Reynolds of Mystic.
Preceded in death by: her parents; and a son, Adam T. Markham.
Memorial Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, at Richardson Funeral Service, with visitation from 10 a.m. until service time.
Memorials: to River Hills School.
Condolences may be left at www.richardsonfuneralservice.com.
CEDAR FALLS – Donald Cochran, 90, of Cedar Falls, died Wednesday, June 24, at Pillar of Cedar Valley.
He was born Dec. 2, 1929, in Cedar Falls, son of James and Caroline (Richey) Cochran. He married Kathryn Daggett on Nov. 18, 1954, in Cedar Falls. He served in the Iowa Army National Guard, was a machinist and core maker with John Deere, retiring in 1986, and a member of Faith Wesleyan Church in Cedar Falls.
Survivors: his wife; two daughters, Carolyn K. Cochran and Pamela Cochran, both of Cedar Falls; a son, Shawn (Kim) Cochran of Cedar Falls; five grandchildren: Leah (Larry) Driscoll, Rebecca (Mike) Gloviak, Ryan, Shane, and Mitch Cochran; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Jerry Cochran of California.
Preceded in death by: a son, Kimball Cochran; and 10 siblings.
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, at Richardson Funeral Service with burial in Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens, both in Cedar Falls. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, at the funeral home, and also for one hour prior to the service.
Memorials: to the family.
Online condolences at www.richardsonfuneralservice.com.
Sandra “Sandy” K. Adams
WATERLOO — Sandra “Sandy” Kay Adams, 65, of Waterloo died Wednesday, June 24, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital.
She was born Feb. 27, 1955, in Waterloo, daughter of C. D. “Mike” and Leona Kriz Adams. Sandy graduated from Columbus High School and was employed at the Western Home and Bickford Cottage, both in Cedar Falls, prior to becoming disabled.
Survivors: five brothers, Dave (Joan) Adams of Marion, John (Jolan) Adams, Tom (Linda) Adams, Bill (Becky) Adams and Chuck (Becky) Adams, all of Waterloo; a sister, Sally Adams of Waterloo; nine nieces and nephews, Dawn (Steve) Fatout, Carrie (Dirk) Buschmann, Kelly (Bob) Springman, Andy (Michelle Passo) Adams, Casey (Jen) Adams, Sarah (Eric) Babler, Megan (Danny) Watters, Tony (Cyndi) Young and Matt Young; and 11 great-nieces and -nephews, McKenzie, Jordan, Hayden, Lilly, Laynie, Libby, Laycie, Addison, Grace, Zachery and Zander.
Preceded in death by: her parents; an infant baby brother; and a great-niece, Zoee Norton.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July1, at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, and for an hour before services at the church. If attending either the visitation or the Mass, masks are mandatory.
Memorials: to the American Heart Association or Diabetes Association.
Online condolences at www.hagartywaychoffgrarup.com.
Sandy loved crocheting and was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan. She enjoyed spoiling her nieces and nephews and great-nieces and -nephews with little trinkets. She loved face timing and spending actual time with her family.
DUNKERTON — Jeffery Eugene Tix, 50, of Dunkerton, died Wednesday, June 24, at Methodist Hospital-Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., after a lengthy illness with chronic graft vs. host disease due to a stem cell transplant.
He was born May 7, 1970, in Waterloo, son of Jerome and Marilyn (Klomp) Tix. Jeff attended Dunkerton, Independence and Van Eaton School systems. On June 3, 1994, he married Tasha Anderson in Galena, Ill. Jeff worked at Power Engineering and Mediacom.
Survivors: his wife; a daughter, Kelsi (Matt) Burns of Bradford, England; two granddaughters, Paige and Dahlia Burns; his mother of Waterloo; and two brothers, Randy Tix of Saco, Maine, and Craig (Denise) Tix of Waterloo.
Preceded in death by: an infant daughter, Anna Noelle Tix; a son, Dylan Tix; his father; grandparents, Henry and Virginia Tix and Woody and Marlys Klomp; father-in-law, Alfred Anderson and mother-in-law, Sandra K. Bourrette.
Funeral services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials: to the family for a later designation.
Online condolences at www.kaisercorson.com.
He enjoyed playing guitar, restoring vehicles (which he was in the process with Dylan when he passed away in 2018) woodworking and drawing.
WATERLOO — Laura Mae Lobeck, 88, of Waterloo, died Saturday, June 27, at Rosewood Estates in Waterloo.
She was born April 7, 1932, in Sumner, daughter of Herman and Clara (Stahlhut) Buhr. She graduated in 1950 from Sumner High School. On Aug. 28, 1955, she married Henry “Bud” Lobeck at St. John Lutheran Church in Sumner. Laura worked at Rath Packing Co. in the office from 1950 to 1986. She then worked at Black Hawk Plastics from 1987 until retiring in 1997 as office manager.
Survivors: a sister-in-law, Eldora Seegers of Marion; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by: her parents; a sister, Marie Buhr; a brother, Erwin Buhr; brothers-in-law, Edward, Hugo, Carl and Wilbert Lobeck; and her sisters-in-law, Valeska Buhr, Emma Ladage and Marlys Buhr.
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until services Tuesday at the funeral home; burial in St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Sumner.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials to Cedar Valley Hospice.
Online condolences at www.kaisercorson.com.
Together Henry and Laura grew vegetables and flowers for the Cedar Falls Farmers Market. They also enjoyed going to area casinos.
Theodore ‘Bear' Nelson
CEDAR FALLS — Theodore “Bear” Nelson, 77, of Cedar Falls, died Thursday, June 25, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital in Waterloo.
He was born Aug. 28, 1942, in Cedar Falls, son of Albert and Ruth (Coulson) Nelson Jr. Ted married Donna Dunkelberg on July 2, 2005, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. He worked at John Deere for many years, retiring in March 2001, but continued farming the rest of his life. He was a member of Cedar Falls AMVETS Post 49 and was past president of the Fraternal Order of Eagle’s #764 in Waterloo.
Survivors: his wife; a daughter, Kimberly Bergman of Waterloo; a son, Steve Nelson of Waterloo; three stepsons, Ron (Courteney) Boenig of Calmar, Trevor Boenig of Cedar Rapids and Keith (Maryele Wise) Boening of Cedar Rapids; many grandchildren; and a brother, Larry (Bev) Nelson of Coralville.
Preceded in death by: his parents; a grandson, Zachary Bergman; and a sister, Virginia Bates.
Services: Private services will take place at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home. Visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, June 29, at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home and a public graveside service will noon Tuesday, June 30, at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Waterloo. Those attending are required to bring and wear a mask and to social distance.
Memorials: to the hospice of your choice.
Online condolences at www.DahlFuneralHome.com.
SERVICE NOTICE: William ‘Bill' Peyton
INDEPENDENCE — William H. “Bill” Peyton, 76, of Independence, died Thursday, June 25, a UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital in Waterloo. Visitation will be 1 to 4 p.m. today, June 28, at White Funeral Home in Independence. Social distancing and face masks are encouraged. A military service will begin at 4 p.m. Private family funeral services will be held Monday; burial in Wilson Cemetery in Independence. Online condolences at www.White-MtHope.com.
JESUP – Robert Lawrence “Bob” Kresser, 73, of Jesup, died Friday, June 26, at home.
He was born Nov. 2, 1946, in Waterloo, son of Francis Edward Kresser and Irma Catherine (Schmit) Kresser. He graduated from Don Bosco High School in Gilbertville in 1964. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1966-1970. On Nov. 21, 1970, he married Jacqueline Rita Youngblut at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Raymond.
Bob was a welder and worked at John Deere in Waterloo until retirement. He was a member of St. Athanasius Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council 8227, Pump-Scheer American Legion Post 342 all in Jesup, and United Auto Workers Local 838 in Waterloo.
Survivors: his wife; two daughters Amber (Pete Coltoff ) Kresser of Chicago, Ill., and Tessa (Charles) Mysak of Waterloo; three grandchildren, Kaden Coltoff, Makena Coltoff and Kyree Sisk; four brothers, Tom (Sally) Kresser of Prairie du Chien, Wis., Kenny (Marge) Kresser of Waterloo, Rick (Joan) Kresser of Raymond, and Joe (Lynette) Kresser of Independence; three sisters, Mary Ireland of Cedar Rapids, Sharon (Jim) Collier of Center Point, and Beverly (Pat) Murphy of Lansing.
Preceded in death by: his parents; and a brother-in-law, Robert Ireland.
Services: Family services will be held Thursday, July 2, at St. Athanasius Catholic Church, Jesup, with a public graveside service at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Athanasius Catholic Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by Pump-Scheer American Legion Post 342 of Jesup. The Mass will be live streamed on the church website. www.saintaparish.com. Visitation is 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, at White Funeral Home, Jesup, with a Knights of Columbus rosary at 2 p.m. Masks and social distancing will be required.
Memorials: to St. Athanasius School in Jesup and to UnityPoint Hospice in Waterloo.
DENVER — Irene M. Hillson, 97, of Denver, formerly of Waterloo, died Thursday, June 25, at home.
She was born Nov. 15, 1922, in Iowa, daughter of Albert K. and Hilda A. Klooster Johnson. She married Robert G. “Bob” “Todd” Hillson on June 1, 1946, in Blue Earth, Minn.; he died Feb. 21, 2009.
She worked as a family assistant for many families at nursing homes and private homes.
Survivors: a son, Daris Hillson of Waterloo; two daughters, Adri (Bob) Lang of Denver, and Betty Otting of Waterloo; four grandchildren, James (Rosie) Hillson, Gregory Jensen, Kendra (Quinn) Taplin, and Kayla (Bryan) Sinclair; a stepgrandson, Ray Soto; two foster grandchildren, Jennie Love and Mickey Henderson; nine great-grandchildren, Monica Rynearson, Ivy Mae Hillson, Payton Hillson, Cora Jensen, Sawyer Jensen, Alaina Taplin, Nora Taplin, Karah Sinclair, and Brock Sinclair; three stepgreat-grandchildren, Olivia, Gabbie and Sophia Soto; and a sister, Lois Patten of Grinnell.
Preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; a sister, Margaret Wirtjes; and a brother, Raymond Johnson.
Services: 1 p.m. Friday, July 3, at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel with burial in the Garden of Memories Cemetery, both in Waterloo. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, and also one hour before the service at the funeral home. The family asks that masks be worn. The service will be recorded and posted to the funeral home website.
Memorials: to the family.
Irene enjoyed visiting with family and friends, caregiving, reading and both flower and vegetable gardening.
Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel is in charge of arrangements (319) 233-3146. Online condolences may be left at www.kearnsfuneralservice.com.
As a young woman, Irene felt the conviction to follow the teachings of Jesus and became part of a worldwide fellowship of believers. She remained true to that choice the rest of her life.
Herbert H. Freese
ALISON — Herbert Henry Freese, 90, of North Liberty, formerly of Allison, died Tuesday, June 23, at Lantern Park Specialty Care in Coralville.
He was born April 13, 1930, in Waverly, son of Andrew and Martha (Habbinga) Freese. Herbert graduated from Allison High School in 1948. He attended Wartburg College from 1948 to 1949. Herbert married Maxine Westendorf on Oct. 2, 1949, at St. James Lutheran Church in Allison. Maxine preceded him in death. He then married Mary Severs on July 2, 2005, at Community United Methodist Church in Clarksville.
Herbert was a grain and dairy farmer. He showed registered Holstein cattle all over Iowa and was a member of the Bremer-Butler Dairy Association. He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Allison and was active with the Lutheran Brotherhood, the Butler County Red Cross, the Bremer-Butler Hospice, was on both the Butler County Farm Bureau and FS boards. Herb helped start the Allison Food Pantry. Herbert was on the Butler County Historical Society and Genealogy Society, was once president of Butler Center Cemetery Association, served on the Allison Park Board and was part of Trees Forever.
Survivors: his wife; a son, Kendall (Marsha) Freese of Diamond Springs, Calif.; three daughters, Marlene (Rick) Miller of Ankeny, Sydney (Randy) Brinkman of Allison, and Leanne Schipper (friend Ron Rivers) of Nashua; grandchildren, Emily (Brock) Weers, Erin Miller, Jeri (Paul) Wendzel, Sara (Brad) Randall, Jade (Michael) Macke, Dane (Emily) Schipper, Drew Schipper, Jena Schipper; nine great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Dean (Barb) Westendorf; stepchildren, Sheila (Mark) Loveland and Cyndy Marx; and four stepgrandchildren.
Preceded in death by: his parents; and first wife, Maxine.
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, June 29, at Butler Center Cemetery, rural Allison. Visitation will be 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home in Allison. Those attending should bring and wear masks and practice social distancing. For those attending the funeral, please bring a chair.
Online condolences at www.sietsemavogelfuneralhomes.com.
Susan R. Peters
CLEAR LAKE – Susan Rae Peters, 66, of Clear Lake, died Tuesday, June 23, at Mercy- One North Iowa Hospice in Mason City.
She was born Sept. 2, 1953, in Grundy Center, daughter of Ray Edward and Elva Marlene (Willer) Peters. She moved to Clear Lake in 1974, and began residing at Opportunity Village.
Survivors: her mother of Reinbeck; a brother, Scott (Penny) Peters of Gladbrook; a niece, Lorie (Steve) Kesl; a nephew, Jay (Jamie) Weber; and great-nieces and great-nephews, Jhenna Weber, Kamden Kesl, Krew Kesl, Emma Weber, Elijah Weber and Olive Weber.
Preceded in death by: her father; and great-niece, Maggie Marie Kesl.
Services: A private family graveside service will be Saturday, June 27, at Reinbeck Cemetery in Reinbeck. Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. today, June 26, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th St., Clear Lake.
Memorials: to MercyOne North Iowa Hospice in Mason City or One Vision in Clear Lake.
Online condolences at ColonialChapels.com.
Susan loved to draw and included a smiley face in every picture. She also enjoyed learning sign language, spending holidays with her family, taking family photos and being a bell ringer for holiday shows at Opportunity Village.