TUITJER, Anna 1929-2016
TUITJER, MARKS, CORDES
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/14/2017 at 08:12:50
Anna Rosella Tuitjer, age 87, of Parkersburg, Iowa, was born the daughter of Ubbe U. and Effie (Cordes) Marks on October 9, 1929, rural New Hartford, Iowa. She was baptized into the Christian faith at Salem Lutheran Church, rural, Grundy County, Parkersburg, Iowa. She received her education from a rural country school near her home.
On September 16, 1950, Anna was united in marriage with George R. Tuitjer at the Salem Lutheran Church. After George returned from the Army, they were tenants for the John Aalderk’s family and then the couple made their home and farmed south of Parkersburg. George passed away in 1956 and then Anna moved to Parkersburg in 1957. Through the years she worked at Rankins Manufacturing Company in Cedar Falls, Palmer’s Super Market and the Bakery downtown, both in Parkersburg. Anna became a resident at Maple Manor Village three years ago and prior to that she enjoyed living at the Prairie Village in Parkersburg.
Anna was a former member of Salem Lutheran Church and became a member of Bethel Lutheran Church when they joined together. She enjoyed embroidery and ceramics.
Anna passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at the Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa, from natural causes. She was preceded in death by her husband, George 8/23/1956; parents; one sister, Carrie and her husband, Richard Paterni; and one niece, Linda Paterni.
Anna is survived by one sister, Faye (Ted) Tuitjer of Parkersburg; one nephew, Kent Tuitjer of Janesville; two sisters-in-law, Rena Smoot of Clarksville, and Hilda Tuitjer of Allison; and one brother-in-law, Raymond (Sandy) Tuitjer of Waverly.
Memorial Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Parkersburg, with burial in the Salem Lutheran Cemetery, rural Parkersburg, Iowa.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home in Parkersburg is in charge of arrangements.
--Redman-Schwartz Funeral Homes (www.redman-schwartz.com)
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