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BELKNAP, Lucinda Kathrine (Hoy) 1912-2006


Posted By: Diane M Scott (email)
Date: 5/9/2013 at 14:16:29

Lucinda Kathrine (Hoy) Belknap – January 15, 1912 – July 1, 2006

JOHNSTON — Lucinda Kathrine Belknap, 94, formerly of Charles City, passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2006, at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center in Johnston, where she had lived for the past 13 years.

She was born on Jan. 15, 1912, in Charles City to James N. and Katherine Hoy.

There will be two memorial services, the first to be held at Bishop Drumm Chapel in Johnston on Wednesday, July 5, at 11 a.m. The second service will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church in Charles City on Thursday, July 6, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. McLarens Resthaven Funeral Home in West Des Moines is in charge of arrangements.

On Jan. 12, 1935, Lucinda was married to Galen B. Belknap of Greene. Most of their lives were spent farming in the Greene and Charles City rural communities, until they moved to Charles City in 1975. Before her marriage, Lucinda worked for the Paris Cleaners. In her later years, she worked part-time for Floyd County Memorial Hospital. She was active in her church Peace Circle, Charles City Woman’s Club, Floyd County Museum, YMCA Fountain of Youth and Senior Citizen’s Fun Band.

Survivors include her three children, Dale Belknap (Mary) of Johnston, Darlys Miller (Jim) of Des Moines and Darrell Belknap (Pat) of West Des Moines; a sister, Rozella Osborn and a brother Calvin Hoy, both of Charles City; five grandchildren, Deborah Buckner of Indianola, Julie Belknap of Des Moines, Scott Belknap (Lori) of Johnston, Michael Belknap (Lynne) of Des Moines and Steven Belknap (Carrie) of Urbandale; as well as nine great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, parents and seven brothers.

Lucinda’s family was truly the love and joy of her life. Memorials may be dedicated to Bishop Drumm Retirement Center, or Trinity United Methodist Church.

Posted on 07/05/2006 by Gene Manning


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