DECKNADEL, Leona 1916-2011
DECKNADEL, STOPPELMOOR, KRUGER
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 5/26/2013 at 07:45:20
Leona Decknadel, age 95, of Parkersburg, Iowa was born the daughter of Chris and Annie (Stoppelmoor) Kruger in Austin, Minnesota on February 23, 1916. As a small girl, Leona moved with her family to Holland, Iowa where she received her education in a rural Grundy County school near her home.
On June 25, 1943, Leona was united in marriage to Edward Decknadel at the parsonage of the Parkersburg Christian Reformed Church. Together, they farmed SE of Stout for 20 years before moving to Parkersburg in 1963. While living on the farm, Leona enjoyed gardening and after moving to Parkersburg, she continued her love of the outdoors by taking great care of her lawn. Leona also did health care and housework for the elderly for a number of years.
Leona was a member of the Reformed Church of Stout and attended Hope Reformed Church in Parkersburg.
Leona made beautiful quilts for those who were special to her and always enjoyed sharing her baked goods with friends.
Leona passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011 at the Maple Manor Nursing Home in Aplington, IA of natural causes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward in September 1968; her parents; four brothers, Klaas, Chris, Harm, and one brother in infancy; three sisters, Marie Pruin, Berdine Bolhuis, and Anona Knipfel.
Leona is survived by three sisters, Jennie VanHauen, Grundy Center, Iowa, Gertie (Elmer) Eiklenborg, Dike, Iowa, and Ruth Wendt, Aplington, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at Reformed Church of Stout with burial in Stout Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday at Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home in Parkersburg, and will continue for one hour prior to services at the church.
Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice.
--Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home, Inc., www.redman-schwartz.com
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