Obituaries Thursday February 13th

Bertha Margaret “Bertie”  Fedler, 92 years, of West Point, Iowa died at 5:30 pmTuesday, February 11, 2014 at the DonnellsonHealthCenter, Donnellson, Iowa.  She was born July 7, 1921 in rural Henry County, Iowa, a daughter of Conrad and Elizabeth (Rotter) Kruse.  On October 1, 1947, she married Louis Fedler in West Point.  He preceded her in death on June 25, 1999.

 

Mrs. Fedler was a homemaker, seamstress, and gardener.  She also helped picked fruit at Faeth’s Orchards and was a bookkeeper for her husband’s gas delivery business.  She was a member of St. Mary’s of the Assumption  Catholic Church, the Daughters of Isabella, Altar and Rosary Society, American Legion Auxiliary, Fort Madison Women’s bowling association, and was a 4-H Club leader.  She enjoyed crocheting, embroidered, and bowled up till she was 85.

 

She is survived by one son, Howard Fedler, of West Point, Iowa; one daughter, Vickie (husband Gary) Sanders, of West Point, Iowa; one daughter-in-law, Jane Fedler, of Fort Madison, Iowa; one brother, Cletus Kruse, of West Point, Iowa; three sisters:  Darlene Hellweg, of Donnellson, Iowa; Florence Menke, of St. Paul, Iowa; and Glorine Hellweg, of Fairfield, Iowa; 7 grandchildren: Amanda, Ashley, Steve, Brad, Pam, Rod, and Kim; 12 great grandchildren: Logan, Anaka, Mya, Kaleb, Ella, Dante, Lauren, Mason, Bianca, Olivia, Damion, and Cade; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Conrad Fedler; one grandson, Doug Sanders; three brothers: Ernie Kruse, Richard Kruse, and Adrian Kruse; and two sisters, Marie Meierotto and Kathryn Meierotto.

 

Friends may call after 2:00 pm Friday, February14, 2014 at the Barr-Holtkamp Funeral Home, 412 Ave C,  West Point, Iowa, where a Rosary will be recited at 2:30 pm.  The family will greet friends from 5:30 – 6:30 pm Friday evening at the funeral home, with a Christian Wake Service to be held at 6:30 pm Friday evening.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 amSaturday, February 15, 2014 at the St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, West Point, Iowa, with Reverend Dennis Hoffman as celebrant.  Burial will be at the CalvaryCemetery, West Point, Iowa.  A memorial has been established for St. Mary’s of the Assumption Catholic Church and Donnellson Health Center, contributions may be made at the church or the Barr- Holtkamp Funeral Home, 412 Ave C, P.O. Box 247, West Point, Iowa 52656.  On line condolences to the Fedler Family can be made to www.barrholtkampfuneralhome.com. 

Richard “Dick” M Robinson, 86, Burlington died Wed 2/12 at the Great River Hospice House
Survivors:
Son    Tom Robinson    Iowa City, IA
Daughter    Nancy Robinson    Burlington    IA
Daughter    Barb (Dennis) Imler    Burlington    IA
Daughter    Tammy (Dave) Palmer    Morristown    IN
Daughter    Julie Meuler    Norwalk    IA
4    Grandchildren    1    Great-Granddaughter
Sister    Patsy McGoon    Burlington, IA
Sister    Mary Lee Hauser    Freeport, IL
Sister    Joyce Adamson    Sacramento, CA
Family will receive friends    Following a 5 pm. Rosary until 7 p.m. Friday, February 14th, at Lunning Chapel
Mass of Christian Burial    10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 15th, at St. John’s Catholic Church
Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Phyllis J. Loose, 85, West Burlington died Mon 2/10 at the Great River Medical Center Klein Center
Survivors:
Husband: Donald L. Loose    West burlington    IA
Sister    Joyce (Milvern) Gueldenhaar    Mount Pleasant, IA
Memorial Funeral Service    1:30 p.m. Monday, February 17th, at First United Church of Christ
Burial Will Be    Aspen Grove Cemetery at a later date

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