Luella Stirtz

LUELLA FLORANCE STIRTZ, age 91, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Friday, October 15, 2010 at the Longview Care Center in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Luella was born near Magnolia, Iowa on December 31, 1918 to William and Catherine (Hanneman) Stirtz. They lived on a farm near Magnolia, Iowa later moving to a farm near Missouri Valley. Luella attended country school. She was a member of the Evangelical Church in Magnolia. Luella lived on the farm and was a homemaker and caregiver to her father and brother Earl. In 1988 she moved to the Longview Care Center. Luella enjoyed latch-hooking, embroidering, ceramics, playing bingo, watching TV and visits from her family and friends. Luella was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers: Earl, Cliff, Arlon and Vernon (Bud) Stirtz; five sisters: Theresa Fowler, Gretchen Bolton, Wilma Yocom, Kathleen Runkle and Helena Freymuller. Luella is survived by one sister: Lola Stirtz of Alliance, Ohio; one sister in-law Burdell Stirtz of Missouri Valley, Iowa; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews and their families and many friends. Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Monday at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home. The family would like to invite everyone to lunch and fellowship at the United Methodist Church immediately following the committal service. In Loving Memory Of Luella Florance Stirtz Born December 31, 1918 Magnolia, Iowa Entered Into Rest October 15, 2010 Missouri Valley, Iowa Services 10:30 am Tuesday, October 19, 2010 Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Kim Crummer Taped Music Selections “In The Garden” “Amazing Grace” Casket Bearers Bill Stirtz Barry Stirtz Bill Freymuller Bob Freymuller Jay Copple Steve Kenkel Final Resting Place Magnolia Cemetery Magnolia, Iowa The family suggests memorials be directed to Longview Care Center or to the Missouri Valley Volunteer Fire & Rescue

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