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Etscheidt, Martha A. 1929-2017


Posted By: Marilyn Norris Holmes
Date: 4/19/2017 at 08:05:28

Press Citizen
Benton County, Iowa


Martha A. Etscheidt, 87, Dyersville, passed away Monday, April 10, 2017, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque.

Friends and relatives of Martha may call from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at the Reiff Funeral Home in Dyersville. Friends may also call after 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Watkins.

Services for Martha will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Watkins, with the Rev. Craig E. Steimel presiding. Burial will be held in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Watkins.

She was born Aug. 10, 1929, in Luzerne, daughter of John and Blanche (Dvorak) Lagos. She is a graduate of Wilson High School in Cedar Rapids. On June 10, 1947, she was united in marriage to Lloyd G. Etscheidt at St. Patrick's Church in Watkins. He preceded her in death on May 7, 2011.

She was employed as a bookkeeper for J.C. Penney's in Dyersville.

She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Dyersville, a former member of the Dyersville American Legion Auxiliary, and a volunteer driver for RTA.

She is survived by five children, Steven Etscheidt, Dyersville, Randolph (Susan) Etscheidt and Elizabeth (Tom) Przybylski, Cedar Falls, Dr. Mark (Susan) Etscheidt of Lexington, KY, and Patricia (Robert) Holmes, Millington, IL; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.

She is also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Dennis John Etscheidt in 1948; and two daughters-in-law, Monika M. Etscheidt and Sherry Etscheidt.

A Martha A. Etscheidt memorial fund has been established for Hospice of Dubuque.

Online condolences may be sent to www.reifffuneralhomeinc.com (http://www.reifffuneralhomeinc.com).


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