Irene J. (Sturtz) Lundahl (1935 - 2013)

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INDEPENDENCE – Irene J. Lundahl, 78 years old, of Independence, died on Monday, Oct. 21, at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids. She was born on Feb. 9, 1935, in Benton County, the daughter of Floyd T. and Alvina D. (Grau) Sturtz. She graduated from high school in Vinton, with the Class of 1953. On August 26, 1953, she and Edward Harold Lundahl were married in Santa Ana, Calif. In addition to caring for her family, Mrs. Lundahl worked in the meat departments of grocery stores in Vinton and Independence.
Mrs. Lundahl is survived by her husband of 60 years, Ed, two daughters, Angie (Mark) Tigges of Earlham, Iowa, and Christie (Janice Martins) Bitterman of Independence, six grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Darlene (Ervin) Krug of La Porte City, and Janice (Leo) Brown of Bullhead City, Ariz., and one brother, Darrell (Joan) Sturtz of Marion.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and two sisters.
Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Independence with Pastor Greg DeBoer. Burial was at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Garrison Cemetery in Garrison. Friends called for visitation from 4 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the White Funeral Home in Independence. A Memorial Fund has been established. On line condolences may be left at www.White-MtHope.com.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Oct. 24 to Nov. 9, 2013