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BILL, Edith M. (nee Chambers) 1916-2009


Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 10/24/2009 at 22:55:23

Edith M. Bill

Monday, October 26, 2009
Hauser Funeral Home
1205 South Main St.
Charles City, Iowa

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
St. Peter Lutheran Church
324 E Traer St.
Greene, Iowa

Edith M. Bill, 92, of Greene, Iowa, and formerly of Charles City, Iowa, died on Friday, October 23, 2009, at the Liebe Care Center in Greene. Pastor Gary Hatcher will officiate. Burial will be in Sunnyside Memory Gardens, Charles City.

Edith Marie Chambers was born December 2, 1916, in Floyd County, the daughter of Glenn and Nellie (Hildebrand) Chambers. She graduated from the Colwell High School. On March 6, 1937, she was united in marriage to Lester Bill at Charles City. From 1937 to 1951, Edith and her husband farmed in Floyd County. Edith was later employed at the Charles City Junior High School as a cook and later as a custodian at the Lincoln and Washington Schools in Charles City. Her interests included quilting, gardening, flowers, fishing, baking, especially pies and spending time with her grandchildren.

Living family members include her eight children, Jerry (Kathleen) Bill of Charles City, Duane (Patricia) Bill of Fort Dodge, Raymond (Betty) Bill of Greene, Roger (Connie) Bill of St. Charles, Marilyn (Richard) Bromley of Evanston, Ill., Barbara Hansen of Fulton, Ky., Dianna (David) Boehmer of Genoa, Ill. and Dolly (Doug) Chesnut of Iowa City; 27 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Marian Meek of Rochester, Minn. and Dorothy Bill of Riceville; and three brothers, Wesley Chambers of Colwell, Lewis (Margaret) Chambers of Marble Rock and Clayton (Rosemary) Chambers of Marble Rock.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Edna Ferch; and two brothers, John Chambers and Roy Chambers.

[Hauser Funeral Home obituary, 10.24.2009]


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