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HAZEL, Kathleen M. (Magee) 1922-2014


Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 1/28/2015 at 00:04:08

[Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Sunday, August 10, 2014]

DUNKERTON - Kathleen M. Hazel , 91, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Dunkerton, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital hospice unit in Cedar Rapids.

She was born Aug. 9, 1922, at home in rural Black Hawk County, daughter of Neil and Doris (Richmond) Magee. She married George Wilson Cox on Aug. 31, 1944. After his death in 1962, she married Joe Hazel on July 1, 1968. He died Nov. 22, 1968.

Kathleen graduated from Dunkerton High School in 1939 as valedictorian and then earned a degree from Iowa State Teachers College. She taught third and fourth grade in Preston, Iowa, and at Dunkerton School for more than 20 years, retiring in 1984. She also taught a literacy program at Hawkeye Tech. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Dunkerton.

Survived by four daughters, Carole (Fred) Sprague of Marshalltown, Diane (Edward) Foss of Cedar Rapids, Barbara (Darwin, deceased) Fuller of Waterloo and Marilyn Eberle of Muscatine; a son, Dennis (Lisa) Cox of Denver; 17 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents; husbands; a son, Ronald; a sister, Dorothy Gilbert; and two brothers, Kenneth Magee and Marion Magee in infancy.

Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Dunkerton, with burial at Fairview Cemetery, Dunkerton. Visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, at White Funeral Home in Jesup, and for an hour before services Tuesday at the church.

Memorials may be directed to the family.


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