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DOAK, Hazel 1898-1986


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/3/2011 at 12:35:29

Mrs. Hazel M. Doak of Grundy Center passed away at 1 a.m., Sunday, November 23, at the Long Term Care Unit of the Grundy County Memorial Hospital, Grundy Center, where she had been a resident since December 3, 1981. She attained the age of 88 years, eight months and 25 days.

Funeral services were held at the United Methodist Church, Grundy Center, on Tuesday, November 25, at 10:30 a.m. Pastor D. Ward Young officiated.

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Strickler sang "In The Garden" and "How Great Thou Art." They were accompanied by Mrs. Jack Stumberg, who also played selectd numbers for the prelude and postlude.

The casket bearers were Eddie Pallman, Roger Peters, Lee Minnich, Donald Strickler, Raymond Huisman and Marlyn Peters.

The ushers were Warren Feller and William Sievert. Mrs. Roger Peters and Mrs. William Sievert were in charge of the floral arrangements.

The committal services were held immediately following the funeral service. Relatives and friends were invited to remain at the church following the services for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshments.

Interment was in the Sheller Cemetery, rural Grundy Center.

Mrs. Doak was born on February 28, 1898, in Grundy county, the daughter of John and Fannie Watson Arnold.

She grew up on the Arnold farm and attended rural school. On January 16, 1918, at her parents farm home, she was united in marriage to Linn Fredrick Doak. After their marriage, they started farming on the Doak family farm west of Grundy Center, where they lived all their married life. Her husband passed away on June 19, 1980. In the spring of 1980, she moved and made her home in Grundy Center.

She grew up in the Ivester Church and later joined the Methodist Church and was a long time member of the U. M. W. She was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge, Mid-County Club, Women's Legion Auxiliary, King's Daughters and the Palermo Garden Club, and several other clubs and organizations.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, Irvin Dale, one daughter, Dorothy Marie; one granddaughter, Cristy Driz and one infant brother, Raymond Arnold.

She is survived by three sons, Lyle, John, and Carroll Doak, all of Grundy Center; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Isabelle) Diehm of Sioux Falls, SD and Mrs. Mildred Loverin of Ruidoso, NM; two sisters, Mrs. Florence Sword of Eldora and Mrs. Louis (Alta) Meister of Kingsley; nine grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

A memorial fund has been established.

The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home, in Grundy Center, was in charge of the arrangements.


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