Patricia Bea (Stenzel) Schwamman, 53, of Castle Rock, Colo., passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
Patricia was born Feb. 9, 1960, to Alfred and Caroline Stenzel in Blue Earth, Minn. She grew up in Buffalo Center, Iowa, on her family’s farm. She graduated from Buffalo Center High School in 1978. After high school, she attended Iowa State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in consumer sciences.
Patricia married James Schwamman on July 2, 1983, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Buffalo Center, Iowa. For 29 years, she and James lived near St. Louis, Mo., where they raised their children, Thomas and Laura Schwamman.
Patricia was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ted and Bina Van Hove and Hugo and Ottilee Stenzel.
Carol Cornish, 87, of Webster City died on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at the Southfield Wellness Community. Memorial service & visitation will be held in April in Hawkeye, IA. Memorials may be given to Southfield Wellness community.
Carol was born on July 26, 1926 in Aurora, IA to Mike and Marie (Puttnam) Anderman. She married Irvin (Jack) Cornish, Jr. on December 16, 1945 in Arlington, IA. Carol ran a small lunch shop, and also woked as a cashier at Treager grocery store and as a production worker. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church at Hawkeye, and the women’s auxiliary. After moving to Webster city she was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church.
Jean A. Nuss, 75, of Hawkeye, died Saturday, January 25, 2014, at her rural Hawkeye home.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawkeye with Rev. David R. Nelson officiating. Interment will follow at Hawkeye Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 28th, 2013, at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Hawkeye and for one hour preceding services at the church on Wednesday. Memorials may be given in her name to Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawkeye. Online condolences may be left at www.beckermilnesrettig.com.
Patricia M. Zweibohmer, 85, of Lisbon, formerly of Ossian, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Jan. 17, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Ossian, with Msgr. Cletus Hawes as the Celebrant.
Burial followed at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Cemetery in Ossian.
Schmitz-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Ossian, assisted the family with the arrangements.
Patricia Mae, the daughter of Raymond and Charlotte (Keck) Lewis, was born March 4, 1928, in Decorah. Pat was baptized and confirmed at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Decorah and attended St. Benedict’s Parochial School. Pat graduated from Ossian High School. Prior to her marriage, she worked as a dental assistant.