Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, August 02, 2002
OBITUARY ~ GERALDINE W. STEWART
Geraldine WOOD STEWART, the daughter of Clarence Sidney and Myrtle Marie CASE WOOD, was born July 31, 1920 in Ellston,
Iowa. Geraldine graduated from the Ellston high school.
On January 18, 1937, Geraldine was united in marriage with
Thomas Vaughn STEWART in Bedford, Iowa.
Geraldine was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Newton, Iowa.
She was employed by the Maytag Company for 15 years and retired from assembly. Geraldine enjoyed crocheting,
gardening, canning and all sorts of crafts.
Death came to Geraldine at the age of 81, on Sunday, July 21, 2002, at Skiff Medical
Center in Newton. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Thomas in November 1979.
Those left to honor
Geraldine's memory include her two daughters, Marilyn and Earl BUTLER of Newton and Mary and Tony DENATO of Marshalltown,
Iowa; her four sons, Gary and Kay STEWART, Larry and Peney STEWART, Chuch and Sherry STEWART and Bill STEWART, all of
Newton; her nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; her brother Donald WOOD of Ellston; her sister Nadine HOSFIELD
of Mount Ayr, Iowa; and her many friends.
A celebration of life service was held Wednesday, July 24, 2002 at First
United Church in Newton conducted by Mary SCHNEPF, associate pastor. Honorary bearers were Chad HALL and Tad UPAH. Casket
bearers were Tom STEWART, Jeff STEWART, Mark BUTLER, Mike DEATON, Matt STEWART and Justin TIERNAN.
Geraldine was laid
to rest in the Newton Union Cemetery, Newton.
Pence Funeral Home of Newton was in charge of the arrangements.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, August of 2012
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