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AMSDEN, Erma 1910-2009

AMSDEN, DRAHEIM, ELLSWORTH

Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 4/20/2009 at 13:19:49

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CHARLES CITY, IOWA - Erma Amsden, 99, of Charles City, died Saturday, April 18, 2009, at the Ninth Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City.

Funeral services for Erma Amsden will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the First Christian Church. Pastor Margaret Hutchens will officiate. Burial will be in Sunnyside Memory Gardens rural Charles City.

Friends may call at the Hauser Funeral Home in Charles City from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Visitation will continue at the church an hour prior to the service.

The Hauser Funeral Home, 641-228-2323, in Charles City, is in charge of arrangements. www.hauserfh.com .

[Published in the Globe Gazette online - 4/20/2009]

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Visitation:
4:00 PM - Thursday, April 23, 2009
Hauser Funeral Home
1205 South Main
Charles City, Iowa

Service:
10:30 AM - Friday, April 24, 2009
First Christian Church
807 Main Street
Charles City, Iowa

Erma Amsden, 99, of Charles City, died Saturday, April 18, 2009, at the Ninth Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City.

Pastor Margaret Hutchens will officiate at the services on Friday. Burial will be in Sunnyside Memory Gardens rural Charles City.

Erma Irene Draheim Amsden was born January 14, 1910, at Charles City, the daughter of Edward and Edna (Ellsworth) Draheim. She received her education at Charles City.

Erma married Elmer Amsden at New Hampton. In 1946 they moved to Charles City where Elmer was employed at the Oliver Corporation. She was a member of the First Christian Church. Erma enjoyed playing cards, reading and going on sightseeing trips. The last 15 years Erma was a resident at the Ninth Street Chautauqua Guest Home where she will be remembered for her joking and teasing of the staff.

Living family members include two sons, Robert (Lillian) Amsden of Elk Horn, Wis. and Elmer (Sandy) Amsden of McMinnville, Oregon; 24 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Bonnie Meighan and Marilyn Hoppe both of Waterloo.

She was preceded in death by her husband on September 3, 1978; two sons, Duane and Jimmie Amsden; two daughters, Janet Walker and Jeanne DesForges; two grandsons, Roy and Randy Walker; a sister, Dorothy Toepfer; and a brother, John Draheim.

[Hauser Funeral Home obituary 4/20/2009]


 

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