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Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 11/30/2010 at 14:08:44

"The Fairfield Ledger", Wednesday, November 24, 2010, Page 10

HESSELTINE, Anita Elizabeth SPENLER -- Anita Elizabeth SPENLER HESSELTINE, 98, of Washington, Iowa, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City following a brief illness.

A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Beatty Funeral Home in Washington, with the Rev. Rick Zickefoose officiating. Burial will follow at Eicher Cemetery in rural Wayland.

Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

A memorial fund has been established for The American Legion.

Mrs. HESSELTINE was born July 17, 1912, in Lamar, Mo., the daughter of Christian William and Margaret WITTRIG SPENLER. She married Clarence HESSELTINE in April 1930. He died Dec. 20, 1988.

Mrs. HESSELTINE graduated from Washington High School.

She was a member of the Wayland American Legion since 1945.

Mrs. HESSELTINE enjoyed fishing, needlework, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren. Up until August of this year, she was still mowing the yard.

Survivors include three children, Lois Ann KASKA and husband Walter of Morrison, Colo., Robert HESSELTINE and wife Marlene of Iowa City and Nelda PERKINS of Waverly; 21 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Charles R. SPENLER; one half brother, Louis L. SPENLER; and three sisters, Lois MAGDAFRAU, Alice STROHM, and Christine REDEKER.

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