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ALDERMAN, Elizabeth Anna (Scott) 1937-2011


Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 6/7/2011 at 14:16:59

MASON CITY, IOWA - Elizabeth A. "Beth" Alderman, 73, of Mason City died Sunday, June 5, 2011, at the Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 9, at Memorial Park Cemetery, Highway 122 West, Mason City. Beth's family has asked that memorials be directed to Hospice of North Iowa in Beth's name.

Elizabeth Anna Alderman was born on December 15, 1937, in Charles City, Iowa, the daughter of Burnett and Dorothy (Tobin) Alderman. She graduated from Immaculate conception High School in 1956. She then worked as a nurse's aide for many years. In 1959 she married Marvin McCain. They moved to Marshalltown in 1969 where Beth worked at the Iowa Veterans Home for 11 years.

She married Donald Potter in 1980, and they moved to Mason City.

While in Marshalltown Beth attended Marshalltown Community College and did a business program through Drake and got her B.A. in Business. She was very proud of this.

She was employed at the North Iowa Chapter of the American Red Cross and worked at Francis Lauer Youth Services until she became ill. When she got to feeling better she worked at Cerro Gordo Public Health through Experience Works, which she really enjoyed as she was inputting data for them.

In 1988, she married Edwin Scott, they would later be divorced.

Beth is survived by three adopted grandchildren and their parents. Beth's namesake, Morgan Elizabeth, Ethan and Aaron and Harold and Tammy Lee of LeMars, Iowa. She is also survived by sisters Gloria Baltes and Joyce (Joseph) Theilen of Nora Springs, Marjorie, (Don) Weiner of Rockford and a brother, Jim (Bonnie) Bell of Brighton; and her special friend, Cyndi Hungerford; as well as many nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her father in 1949, mother in 2003, stepfather, Harley Bell in 1980, brother Marvin, two husbands and a nephew, David Weiner; and a nephew-in-law, John Willsher.

Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 Third St. N.E., Mason City, 641-423-2372, www.colonialchapels.com.

[ Globe Gazette online, June 7, 2011 ]


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