Nadine Hogan

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Nadine Lucille Hogan was born Nov. 21, 1935 at Brandon, the daughter of Milo and Agnes Gunn Kearns. Her early years were spent at Brandon where she attended school.
Nadine was united in marriage to Mark Hogan on April 7, 1952, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waterloo. They moved various times while Mark was in the service and upon his discharge in 1953 moved to Evansdale. They moved to their farm east of Winthrop in 1963, where they raised their nine children: Joan, Carol, Mark, Dean, Robin, Christine, Pat, Michelle, and Melissa. In 2007 they moved to Cardinal Court in Independence.
At 75 years of age, Nadine entered into her eternal rest Dec. 8 at University Hospitals in Iowa City following a sudden illness.
Preceding her in death were her parents; six brothers: Howard, Edward, Lee, Richard, Russell and John Kearns; and one sister, Mildred Chapman.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Mark, of Independence; six daughters: Joan (Dennis) Sommerfelt of Walker; Carol (Mike) Williams of Merrill; Robin (Ron) Kress of Quasqueton; Christine (Stewart) Bagley of Independence; Michelle (Don) O'Brien and Melissa (Kevin) Bergom, both of Belle Plaine; three sons: Mark (Jackie) Hogan of Cedar Rapids; Dean (Sue) Hogan of Independence; and Pat Hogan of Mediapolis; twenty two grandchildren, twenty nine great grandchildren; four sisters: Norma Jean (Wilbur) Young of Waterloo; Bev (Carl) Scott of Dysart; Loretta (George) Mickens of Arizona; and Diane Lambirth of Arizona; two brothers: Kenneth (Judy) Kearns of Arizona and Clarence (Shirley) Kearns of Oskaloosa; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were Monday in St. Patrick's Catholic Church at Winthrop. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery at Winthrop.
The Fawcett Funeral Home of Winthrop assisted the family with arrangements. To send an online condolence or to sign the guest book, go to under obituaries.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Dec. 13 to Dec. 16, 2010