Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, August 26, 2015
OBITUARY ~ KARLA KAY (HOLZWORTH) HANDY
July 31, 1943 ~ August 12, 2015
Karla Kay Handy, 72, of Indianola passed away at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 in a tragic car accident in rural Warren County.
Memorial services will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Martensdale, Iowa on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 1 p.m. Following services there will be a light luncheon. Iowa Cremation is assisting the family.
Karla was born on July 31, 1943 to Charles Holzworth and Elsie Hummel. She was one of seven children born to Charles and Elsie. On August 25, 1962 Karla married Sanford Dwane Handy, and five children were born to them; David, Kris, Kim, Charles and Daniel. Karla was a cook/restaurant owner of the Triple K Café, formally located in Norwalk, Iowa for 7 years. Following the closing of the restaurant she was a homemaker. She loved being around her family and friends and helping others any way that she could. She loved having a full house and over the years Karla and Dwane opened their home to many.
She is survived by her children; David (Nora) Handy of Kellerton, Kristina Weaver (Brad Duckworth) of Martensdale, Kimberly (Mickey) Fuller of Kellerton, Charles Handy of Indianola, Daniel (Heather) Handy of Lakewood, 21 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 3 sisters, Cheryl (Jeff) Hannon, Rhonda Wagner, Jane (Jay) Cody all of Omaha, and her best friend of many years Deb (Tom) Bouma of Norwalk.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband Dwane, her parents Charles and Elsie Holzworth, her brothers Jack Holzworth & Richard Holzworth, her sister Patricia Hersh and two grandsons D. R. Handy-Long and Eric Melvin Fuller.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.iowacremation.com under Obituaries.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2015