Lucille Haughenbury, 97, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Silvercrest of Anamosa. Services will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Cedar Rapids, with visitation starting at 10 a.m., followed by the funeral at 11 a.m. There will be a luncheon after the service. Graveside services at 1:30 p.m. follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Blairstown.
Her life started in the Dakotas on April 12, 1915. Lucille Jackson grew up in the Luzerne area. Lucille married Keith Haughenbury on Oct. 3, 1936, at the Little Brown Church, and they had one son, Don. Lucille and Keith farmed in the Marion area for over 50 years.
She enjoyed being a farm wife, traveling and spending winters in Florida and summers in the Colorado Mountains. Lucille was known for her beautiful crocheting.
Lucille is survived by her daughter-in-law, Deanna Haughenbury; granddaughters, Lori Haughenbury, Sindi (Mark) Melchert, Kristi Haughenbury (David Ross) and Staci (Kevin) Chada; great-grandchildren, Adam (Keely) Melchert, Malayne Melchert, Wayne Howe, Allison Wolff and Nic Snyder; sister-in-law, Marge Haughenbury; and many nieces and nephews.
Lucille was preceded in death by her husband, Keith; son, Don; parents, Clint and Anina Jackson; two brothers; two sisters; two sisters-in-law; and two brothers-in-law.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.
A special thank you to everyone at Silvercrest of Anamosa and Hospice Compassus for the many years of loving, caring help.
Please sign the online guest book for Lucille at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.
Published Jan. 24, 2013 in The Gazette