Dorothy I Edwards
Posted By: Pat Frette (email)
Date: 6/4/2009 at 08:24:04
Dorothy Irene (Duncan) Edwards, age 75 of Northwest Boone County, Iowa passed away on Friday, May 8, 2009 at her home.
Dorothy was born on August 3, 1933, in Dodge Township, Boone County, Iowa, the daughter of George and Lillian Lois (Fyock) Duncan. She graduated with the Pilot Mound Class of 1951 in Pilot Mound, Iowa.
Dorothy married Hector Johnston Edwards on September 17, 1961 at the Marion Street Methodist Church in Boone. The couple lived in Boone until moving to their farm in Northwest Boone County in 1985.
Dorothy worked with Safeway in Boone during the late 50's and early 60's, then worked at Iowa State University for the Ames Lab in Atomic Research, then later in the Survey Section, measuring maps at Snedeker Hall, She retired in August of 1991, she then managed and overseen her farm.
Dorothy enjoyed crafts, crocheting and knitting, especially hats for the First United Methodist Church which she donated each Christmas. She enjoyed mushroom hunting, gardening when she was able, she especially liked anything to do with technology and reading everything she could get her hands on to do with her health, as well as spending time with those close to her.
Dorothy is survived by her sister, L. Jeanne Duncan of Rural Route Boone, Iowa, and several cousins.
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, her infant brother Leslie Duncan, her brother Wallace Duncan, and her sister Darlene Duncan.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at the
Walter ~ Schroeder Funeral Home at Fifth & Story Streets in Boone.
Rev. Andrea Kraushaar will officiate.
Burial will be in the Mineral Ridge Cemetery, near Ridgeport, Iowa.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 12, at the Walter ~ Schroeder Funeral Home at Fifth & Story Streets in Boone from 12 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Wednesday at the funeral home from 8:00 a.m. to the time of service at 1:30 p.m.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.walter-schroederfuneralhome.com
Walter ~ Schroeder Funeral Home at Fifth & Story Streets in Boone is in charge of the arrangements. Boone News Republican
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