STULL, Loretta 1917-2009
STULL, RYAN, CONNELL
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 12/6/2010 at 16:35:43
Loretta M. Stull, 92, of Eldora, formerly of Grundy Center, passed away on Thursday, December 10, 2009 at the Eldora Nursing and Rehab Center of natural causes. A Mass of Christian burial will be on Monday, December 14, 2009 10:30 A.M. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Eldora with Father Paul Baldwin officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior at the church. Interment will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Grundy Center.
Loretta was born on December 8, 1917 in rural Conrad, IA, the daughter of Martin and Nora (Ryan) Connell. She attended school in Grundy Center and graduated from Grundy Center High School in 1936. She attended college at Ottumwa Heights and received her two year degree. She then returned to Grundy Center and worked for the Grundy National Bank and the Grundy Courthouse. She met Donald Stull and the two were united in marriage on December 27, 1954. Born to the couple were 4 children.
Loretta was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Grundy Center and was a member of the Catholic Order of Forresters. She enjoyed cooking, baking, reading and loved music and animals. Loretta was always known for her sense of style and love of fashion.
She is survived by her children Shelley (Frank) Webb of Cincinnati, OH, Melody (Tim) Hoy of Eldora and Tamara Evans of Seattle, WA; grandchildren Ariel and Elizabeth Hoy.
Loretta was preceded in death by her parents; husband Donald who passed away on November 2, 2001; son Father Neal Stull who passed away on September 27, 2009; sisters Mary Rouse, Kathryn Getting and Louise Connell; brothers Leo, Raymond and Francis “Bud” Connell.
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