Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY ~ LETHA MAY (WOODS) SCHUSTER
Letha May WOODS SCHUSTER was born October 21, 1908 in Taylor County to David and Cora WOODS. She grew to womanhood in
Athlestan, Iowa. She departed this life Jun 1 at the age of 73 years, seven months and 10 days, at the Lenox Care
She was united in marriage to Clyde SCHUSTER Setp. 11, 1931. They lived all their married life in
Ringgold County until his death. To this union five children were born: Dean, Marie JACKSON, Dorothy HOBBS, Gene and
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde; one son, Gene; also a daughter, Dorothy; her mother and father;
four brothers and one sister.
She is survived by her son, Dean and wife Mary; her daughter, Marie and husband Lawrence;
her son Gary and Diana; also 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a brother, Floyd; a sister, Mary HOWARD;
nieces and nephews and a host of relatives and friends.
She will be missed by those who knew and loved her.
Rev. Ward CAMPBELL and Rev. Mel SMITH officiated at a funeral service held at 2 p.m. June 3, 1982 at the Blockton
Christian church. Music was by organist, Bernice LYNCH, and vocalists, Marvel LAWRENCE and Mary WEAVER.
were Roy MILLER, Henry YOUNG, M. K. SANDERS, Wayne KEMERY, Donald STEWART and Lyle CAVIN. Burial was in Athelstan
Cemetery, Athelstan, Iowa.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, July of 2011
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