WATERLOO — Karen L. (Hill) Borton, 77, of Waterloo, died Thursday, March 19, at Friendship Village Pavilion from complications of Alzheimer’s. Memorial services and inurnment in Mount Auburn Cemetery will be held at a later date due to the covid-19 circumstances. Memorials to the family, where a memorial fund will be established at a later date. La Porte City Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, (319) 342-3131. Online condolences www.kearnsfuneralservice.com.
WATERLOO – Howard Lee Clayton, 78, of Waterloo, died March 4 at home. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Family services will be held at a later date.
WATERLOO – Edna M. Kinzebach, 87, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, March 18, at UnityPoint Hospice Suite in Waterloo.
She was born May 25, 1932, in Leonard, Mo., daughter of William and Elma (Miles) Beach. She graduated from Leonard High School, and on April 5, 1951, married Delmar L. Kinzebach in Leonard. He died March 4, 2010. She was a member of Trinity Bible Church in Cedar Falls.
Survivors: three sons, Lowayne (Diane) and Rick (Diane) Kinzebach, both of Cedar Falls, and Dennis Kinzebach of Torrance, Calif.; two daughters, Mary (Tim) Wise and Amy (Kevin) Juel, both of Cedar Falls; nine grandchildren, Michelle, Nick (Staci), and Jesse (Samantha) Kinzebach, Lisa (Lee) Chamberlin, Lindsay and Brandon Wise, Ally (Caleb) Zubke, Jesse Juel, Abby (Mitch) Kurtz; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Van Fleet of Newton and Carolyn Beach of Torrance, Calif.; three sisters-in-law, Edra Beach of Leonard, Mo., Marlyn Beach of Duluth, Minn., and Janice (Donald) Fox of Galax, Va.
Preceded in death by: three brothers, Lester, Weldon and Charles Beach; a sister, Elsie Hicks; a brother-in-law, Kenneth Van Fleet; and a sister-in-law, Beula Beach.
Private Family Services: were held; burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo. Richardson Funeral Service assisted the family.
Edna followed her dream to become a loving wife, mother, and homemaker. She was known for her love and care of children; her home-made cinnamon rolls; volunteering at church; being a follower of Christ; and being a prayer warrior.
JANESVILLE — Edna Ruth Hoffman, 81, of Janesville, died Thursday, March 19, at Denver Sunset Home in Denver.
Edna was born June 10, 1938, in Bremer County, daughter of Edwin and Marie (Richmann) Tiedt. Edna graduated from Wapsie Valley High School in 1956. On Dec. 16, 1956, Edna married LeRoy Hoffman at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Readlyn. She worked as a publication printer for Shield Bantam in Waverly and Matt Parrott and Sons in Waterloo.
Edna was a member at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waverly and formerly a member at Messiah Lutheran Church in Janesville.
Survivors: a son, Brian (Diana) Hoffman of Janesville; five grandchildren, Shawn (Angela) Nicklaus, Justin (Megan Albright) Nicklaus, Rachael (Josh) Jacque, Michael Nicklaus, and Jason (Misty) Hoffman; seven great-grandchildren, Courtney, Anthony, Shyanne, Shaylynn, Daniel, Lucas, and Nova; and a sister, Berdine Chandler of Adair.
Preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; a daughter, Lynn Schmidt; and a brother, Wilbert Tiedt.
Services: will be limited to family only and held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 23, at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver; burial in Oakland Cemetery in Janesville. Consider reaching out to the Hoffman family remotely.
Her greatest enjoyment in life was time with family, especially making divinity with her grandchildren. She will be remembered for the sweets and homemade bread she baked. Other ways she passed her time included crocheting, knitting, bowling, and golfing.