SCHULTZ, ANDREW PAUL, infant son of Randy and Amy (Peterson) Schultz, passed away at birth on Wednesday, January 23, 2002, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Iowa.
He is survived by his mother and father; maternal grandparents, Barbara and Michael Peterson of Iowa City, Iowa and Becky and David Longman of Iola, Wisconsin; paternal grandparents, Evonita Dahl of Denver, Iowa and Donald Schultz of Garner, Iowa, and maternal great-grandparents, Marilyn and Robert Peterson of Vancouver, Washington and Beulah Longman of Beloit, Wisconsin. Andrew was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandfather, Leslie Longman; maternal great-grandparents, Fern and Robert Myers, and paternal great-grandparents, Marie and Clarence Schultz and Evelyn and William Freeseman.
Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 26, 2002, at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, with burial at Greenwood Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. A memorial fund will be established.
SECOR, JOHN H. "JACK" was born December 18, 1935 in Cedar Falls, Iowa, the son of Frank William and Leona A. (Cowan) Secor. He married Georgia Swartz on April 9, 1962, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Cedar Falls. Jack served with the U. S. Army and was employed in the smokehouse at Rath Packing Company in Waterloo for 30 years and Wonder Bread Bakery in Waterloo for 15 years, retiring in 2000. He died Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, at 65 years of age.
Jack is survived by his wife Georgia, of Waterloo; his children, Jeffrey John Secor and his wife Betty of Alabama,Tim H. Secor of Waterloo, Penny A. Henson and her husband Butch of La Porte City, Iowa and Lisa M. of Waterloo; six grandchildren, Samantha and Elizabeth Secor, Curtis and Lucas Mather, and Daniel and Amber Henson, and three sisters, Virginia Kail of Carlisle, Iowa, Donna Cordray of Waterloo and Betty Kuepker of Cedar Falls. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Jenny Ann Secor; a sister, Kathryn Warmuth and five brothers, Donald, Robert, William, Frank and Richard Secor.
Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 27, 2001, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Waterloo, with interment at Greenwood Cemetery in Cedar Falls. Memorials may be directed to the family.
SEVERIN, MARY JANE (PALEN) was born November 24, 1914 in Dubuque, Iowa the daughter of Dr. Charles and Elizabeth (Spillman) Palen. During the late 1930s, she served as the Society Editor of the Dubuque Telegraph Herald. She met fellow journalist William Durst Severin in the Telegraph Herald newsroom and on September 20, 1943, they were married in San Francisco, California. They settled in Cedar Falls following WWII, where her husband served as an Associate Editor for the Waterloo Courier and wrote the front page “Iron Duke” column. He died March 11, 1989. Mary Jane died Wednesday, August 7, 2002 at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo at the age of 87 years.
Survivors include: two daughters, Patricia Horvath of Grand Rapids, Michigan and Barbara (John) Lounsberry of Cedar Falls; a son, Christopher Severin of Palatine, Illinois; five grandchildren, Jackson (Elizabeth) Lounsberry of Independence, Geoffrey (Heather) Horvath of Ft. Rucker, Alabama, Thomas Horvath of Lansing, Michigan, James and Elizabeth Horvath, both of Grand Rapids, Michigan; three great grandchildren, Samuel and Madeline Lounsberry of Independence, and Olivia Scarlett of Lansing, Michigan; and one sister, Mary (Robert) Sullivan of Dubuque. Mary Jane was preceded in death by: three sisters, Elizabeth Lochner, Barbara Faber, and Ancy McFadden; and two brothers, Charles and Robert Palen.
Private Funeral Service were held Monday morning, August 12, 2002 with burial in Fairview Cemetery in Cedar Falls. Friends were invited to a public reception from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. Monday at Friendship Village Cove Lounge, 3720 Village Place, Waterloo, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to Friendship Village Auxiliary.
SHADLOW, CRAIG 71, of New Hartford died Friday, May 28, 2004 at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo. He was born June 22, 1932 in Campbell, Nebraska the son of Clarence W. & Viola Lucille (Goettsch) Shadlow. Craig served in the U. S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He married Judy A. Walker May 26, 1958 in Spring Valley, Minnesota. She preceded him in death on June 8, 2003. Craig was a Maintenance Supervisor at John Deere retiring in 1992.
Survivors include three sons, Jon Shadlow of Winnsboro, South Carolina, Kenneth Shadlow of Waterloo, and Greg (Rose) Shadlow of Parkersburg; three daughters, Jennifer (Kevin) Kurt of Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin, Amie (Bill) Moore of Heber Springs, Arkansas, and Beth (Dan) Farlow of Jesup, Iowa; twenty grandchildren, five great grandchildren; one brother, Gary (Eileen) Shadlow of Parkersburg; and two sisters, Melba (Helder) Nork of Glendale, California and Carol Kleespies of Correctionville, Iowa.
Craig was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
Services were 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2004 at the Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home with burial at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Waterloo, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the family.
SHADLOW, JUDY A was born November 28, 1941, at Galesburg, Illinois, the daughter of Kenneth and Judy (Pouder) Walker. She married W. Craig Shadlow on May 26, 1958, at Spring Valley, Minnesota. Judy died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at her home in New Hartford, Iowa, at the age of 61 years.
She is survived by her husband, Craig Shadlow, of New Hartford, Iowa; three daughters, Jennifer (Kevin) Kurt of Madison, Wisconsin, Amie (Bill) Moore of Rolla, Missouri and Beth (Dan) Farlow of Jesup, Iowa; three sons, Jon Shadlow of Columbia, South Carolina, Kenneth Shadlow of Waterloo, Iowa and Greg (Rose) Shadlow of Parkersburg, Iowa; twenty grandchildren and three great- grandchildren; one brother, Kenneth (Connie) Walker of Atalissa, Iowa; and three sisters, Cindy Starkey and Pat (George) Eastman both of Waterloo, Iowa and Beverly Swyers of La Porte City, Iowa. Judy was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, James Walker.
Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Interment will be at Garden of Memories in Waterloo, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the family.
SHANNON, STRATTON JAMES was born June 18, 1916 in Wautoma, Wisconsin, the son of James and Lucille (Stratton) Shannon. He married Harriett Jane Gearhart on September 20, 1941 in Mason City, Iowa. Harriett preceded him in death on February 12, 1998. Stratton operated his own independent insurance agency, Shannon Insurance Agency, in Cedar Falls, Iowa for many years, retiring in December of 1981. He was past president of the Cedar Falls Lions Club and was the Melvin Jones Award Winner and past commodore of the Black Hawk County U.S. Power Squadron. Stratton died Saturday, February 2, 2002 at Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls, at 85 years of age.
He is survived by his children, Mary Patricia Van Oort and her husband Larry of Cedar Falls, JoAnn Laing and her husband James of La Jolla, California, Lynn Kimble and her husband Ty of Cedar Falls and Dr. Stratton John Shannon and his wife Amy of Lee, Maine; twelve grandchildren and two great-granddaughters; his sister, Juanita Jones of Mason City, Iowa and his dear friend, Mary Bruhn of Cedar Falls. Stratton was preceded in death by his wife and parents.
Funeral Mass was 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2002 at St. Patrick Catholic Church with private inurnment at Greenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Cedar Falls Lions Club.
SHERWOOD, ARVILLA was born July 29, 1917 near New Hartford, Iowa, the daughter of Jim and Mary (Miller) Jacobsen. She married Edward T. Sherwood on June 4, 1940 at Fredsville Lutheran Church in rural Dike, Iowa. He preceded her in death on August 6, 1996. Arvilla was a 1935 graduate of Dike High School and a 1938 graduate of Iowa State Teachers College (UNI). She taught school for 3 years with the Hartwick, Iowa School District before raising her family and farming with her husband Edward near Dike. Arvilla was a life-long member of Fredsville Lutheran Church. She died at her home on Saturday, January 18, 2003, at 85 years of age.
Arvilla is survived by her children, Darryl (Peggy) Sherwood, Delmar (Susan) Sherwood and Denise (John) Craig, all of Dike; seven grandchildren, Julie Leonard, Brad and Andrea Sherwood, and Deidra, Melissa, Valerie and Jason Craig; and a sister, Loraine Ames of Cedar Falls, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.
Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2003, at Fredsville Lutheran Church in rural Dike. Interment will be at Fredsville Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the church, the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home or the Dike Library.
SHORT, ROBERT C., 79, of Cedar Falls died Tuesday, March 23, 2004 at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo. He was born August 1, 1924 at Correctionville, Iowa the son of Ansel & Susie (Durham) Short. He served in the U. S. Army during WWII. Robert and Darline Fisher were united in marriage on November 9, 1948 at Correctionville, Iowa. He was employed at Viking Pump for 37 years retiring in 1988.
Survivors include his wife, Darline, of Cedar Falls; his son, Cary (Chris) Short of Redfield, Iowa; three daughters, Kathy (Jim) Sealman of Reinbeck, Iowa, Kelley (Stephen) Busch of Denver, Iowa, and Kayann (Pete) Lilja of Cedar Falls; eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and one sister, Alice (Darwin) Shever of Correctionville.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Bill Short; and two sisters, Betty Lou Gehrts and Wanda Short.
Services were 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 27 2004 at First United Methodist Church with inurnment at a later date at Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be directed to the church or Cedar Valley Dialysis Center.
SHULER, RENETTA (WESTENDORF) MEIER was born August 30, 1905 in Bremer County, Iowa the daughter of William and Minnie (Schwartz) Westendorf. She married Richard Meier November 29, 1923 at Grove Hill Church near Readlyn, Iowa. He preceded her in death on October 6, 1941. Renetta married Don Shuler October 1, 1954 in Weiser, Idaho and he preceded her in death on June 28, 1963. She was a homemaker and her family was very important to her. Renetta died Thursday, March 28, 2002 at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa at the age of 96 years.
Survivors include two sons, Mervyn Meier of Bella Vista, Arkansas and Paul Meier of Waterloo; one daughter, Evonne Harris of Prescott, Arizona; 19 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. Renetta was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, one son, William Meier, one great great grandson, four sisters, Edna Westendorf, Hilda Meier, LaVera Bruch, and Lucille Eichorst Sheets, and one brother, Edwin Westendorf.
Services were 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2002 at St. John Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls with burial in Fairbank Cemetery in Fairbank, Iowa. Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
SIMCOX, MILDRED E., was born September 23, 1914 in Marshalltown, Iowa, the daughter of Ernest and Iva (Swanson) Smith. She married Harvey N. "Ned" Simcox on February 27, 1932 in Bethany, Missouri. He preceded her in death on July 10, 1973. Mildred and Ned farmed near Dike and Liscomb, Iowa, and owned Simcox Realty in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Mildred retired as the New Hartford City Clerk in 1979. She was a long-time member of Hillside Church of Christ, where she taught Sunday school class and was past church treasurer. Mildred died Monday, April 16, 2001, at the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home, at 86 years of age.
She is survived by her sons, Terry Simcox and his wife Janet of New Hartford, Iowa and Jack Simcox and his wife Alberta of Cedar Falls; six grandchildren, David Simcox of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Sandy Thomas of Cedar Falls, Cynthia Kruse of Ft. Dodge, Douglas Simcox of Grafton, Ohio, Jacquelyn Sohn of Cedar Falls, and Deborah Irvin of Cedar Falls; twelve great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and a brother, Harold "Bud" Smith of Tamuning, Guam. Mildred was preceded in death by her husband and parents, and a grandson, Steven Simcox.
Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2001, at the funeral home, with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery in New Hartford. Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice and the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home.
SIMON, DARLENE F. was born August 2, 1931, in Parkersburg, Iowa, the daughter of John Henry and Jeanne (DuBois) Simon. She graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1948. Darlene married Joseph LaVere Smith in Dubuque, Iowa on August 28, 1948. They were later divorced. She managed the White Bear Café in Parkersburg and before her retirement she worked at Hawkeye Tech in Waterloo. Before being transferred to the Cedar Valley Hopice Home in Waterloo, Darlene was lovingly cared for, in her home, by Socia and Sulejman Kajtezovic. She died at the Hospice Home, Monday, June 10, 2002 at the age of 70 years.
Darlene is survived by three daughters, Stephanie Bunn of Parkersburg, Iowa, Glenna Miller of Cedar Falls, Iowa and Joni Smith of Waterloo, Iowa; four grandchildren, Amy Bunn, Alicia Cory, Brittanie Miller and Jacob Smith; one great grandson, Logan Cory; five brothers, Raymond, Daniel, Vernon and Russell Simon all of Parkersburg, Iowa and Donald Simon of Waterloo, Iowa; three sisters, Pauline Engelking of Jefferson City, MO., Doris Evert of Waterloo, Iowa and Marcelle Windham of Rockford, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, her former husband in 1989, one brother, John Edward Simon and two sisters, Helen Terwilliger and Marquerite Fisher.
Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2002, at Nazareth Lutheran Church, with burial at Fairview Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. A memorial fund will be established.
SIMONIS, BARBARA ANN 51, of Cedar Falls died Tuesday, March 2, 2004 at Allen Memorial Hospital of cancer. She was born July 26, 1952 at Eau Claire, Wisconsin the daughter of James & Marcia (Berg) Novacek. She married William Simonis June 28, 1975 at Eau Claire. Barbara received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Education-Business Education-Accounting and General Business from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She was employed as a business teacher at Madison West High School in Madison, Wisconsin from January 1975 to August 1975; was a teacher's aide for the Waverly Shell Rock Community School district in Waverly, Iowa from August 1975 to November 1977; was the business education teacher for Dumont Community Schools in Dumont, Iowa from January 1977 to August 1979; was a research interviewer for the University of Northern Iowa, Center for Social and Behavioral Research from August 1999 to November 2001; and was then a production assistant for Farm Bureau Insurance in Waterloo, Iowa.
Survivors include her husband, William Simonis, of Cedar Falls, Iowa; two sons, Christopher and Sean Simonis, both of Cedar Falls; her mother, Marcia Novacek of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and her brother, Steven (Jane) Novacek, also of Eau Claire. Barb was preceded in death by her father.
A Graveside service was held Friday, March 5, 2003 at Forest Hill Cemetery, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. A memorial fund will be established.
SIMPSON, DOROTHY (WOOD) was born July 8, 1930 at Cedar Falls, Iowa the daughter of Arthur & Viola (McLeish) Wood. She married Duane A. Simpson August 5, 1948 in Cedar Falls. He preceded her in death December 14, 1994. She was a 1948 graduate of Cedar Falls High School. Dorothy died Friday, April 3, 2003 at her home at 72 years of age.
Survivors include her son, Michael (Kathy) Simpson of Cedar Falls; two daughters, Barbara Overmann of Cedar Falls and Marjorie (Mark) Kloster of Chicago, Illinois; six grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and one brother, Kenneth Wood of Cedar Falls. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one sister, Darlene Prange.
Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2003 at the Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home with burial in Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be given to Cedar Valley Hospice.
SIMPSON, RAELEN E. was born September 21, 1908 in Ogle County, Illinois the son of William Earl and Ruth (Atwood) Simpson. He married Bessie Dixon March 9, 1926 in Allison, Iowa. She died August 14, 1978. Raelen served his country in the U. S. Air Force for over 26 years including time during WWII in the Pacific Theatre where he flew B-29 Bombers. He was employed by Kraft Foods for many years and then was a real estate agent with Baird & Fink Real Estate in Cedar Falls for many years. Raelen died Wednesday, February 10, 1999 at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa at the age of 90 years.
Survivors include his son, Robert Simpson of Wells, Maine; two grandchildren, Derek Simpson and Kari Simpson; one brother, Claire Simpson of Marion, Iowa; and four sisters, Eloise Moore of Winter Springs, Florida, Fern Ott of Ferndale, Washington, Radah Corwin of Waterloo, Iowa and Helen Lindholm of Peoria, Arizona. Raelen was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and two brothers, Kenneth and Duane Simpson.
Memorial services were 12:00 p.m. Monday, February 15, 1999 at Bethel Presbyterian Church in Waterloo. Burial was 10:30 a.m. Monday at Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens in Cedar Falls. A memorial fund has been established.
SKILES, GRACE M. was born on March 18, 1916 in Waterloo, Iowa the daughter of Louis and Nettie (Larsen) Olssen. She married Kenneth N. Skiles on August 14, 1939 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. He preceded her in death on March 31, 1989. Grace attended the former Iowa State Teachers College and Dana College in Blair, Nebraska. She was employed with Black’s Dry Goods for 14 years. Grace died on Monday, February 8, 1999 at the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home at 82 years of age.
She is survived by two sons, Gary and Larry, both of Cedar Falls; ten grandchildren, Amber, Angel, Andy, Amanda, Luke, Leslie, Chris, Christopher, Shannon and Shay; six great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Kelsey, Abby, Kaylee, Jackson and Colin. Grace was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 10, 1999 at Nazareth Lutheran Church Chapel with burial at Greenwood Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. Memorials may be directed to the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home.