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Irma Elliott

August 17, 1916 February 12, 2018
Irma Elliott
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Obituary for Irma Elliott

Irma H. Elliott, age 101 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018, in E.T. York Care Center.

Irma was born August 17, 1916, in Slater, Iowa. She worked for Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation doing typing from home and Hach Chemical Company as a secretary before she retired at age 67. She volunteered in public schools for over 30 years in Iowa and Florida. Her passion was teaching children how to read, and was “Volunteer of the Year” in both states. Irma was a member of First Lutheran Church of Gainesville, FL, but had previously been a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ames, IA, and Palestine Lutheran Church in Huxley, IA, where she taught confirmation classes, taught Sunday school, was a member of the choir, and was an active member of the women’s groups in both churches.

Irma was preceded in death by her husband, Orval Elliott and brother, Richard Sydnes Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Yaney; sisters, Norma Pennington and Helen Burgan; granddaughters, Theresa Wilder and Sheryl Strickland and great grandchildren, Leigh Strickland and Tobey Wilder.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at Palestine Lutheran Church of Huxley, 1375 IA-210. Burial will be at Palestine Lutheran Cemetery with her husband. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorials to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd. Gainesville, FL 32606.


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Service

Saturday

3

Mar

11:00 AM 3/3/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3/3/2018 12:00:00 PM
Palestine Lutheran Church

1375 Highway 210
Huxley, Iowa 50124

Palestine Lutheran Church
1375 Highway 210 Huxley 50124 Iowa
United States

Committal Service

Saturday

3

Mar

12:00 PM 3/3/2018 12:00:00 PM - 12:15 PM 3/3/2018 12:15:00 PM
Palestine Church Cemetery

1376 Highway 210
Huxley, Iowa 50124

Palestine Church Cemetery
1376 Highway 210 Huxley 50124 Iowa
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Palestine Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1376 Highway 210
Huxley, Iowa 50124

1376 Highway 210 Huxley 50124 Iowa
United States
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