|Birth: ||May 1, 1921|
|Death: ||Oct. 3, 2008|
Des Moines County
Georgiana S. Ertz, 87, of Burlington, died at 3:30 AM Friday, October 3, 2008, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.
Born Sunday, May 1, 1921, in Davenport, she was the daughter of Charles T. and Zylpha Richards Stelle. She married Logan L. Webb about 1945. On April 2, 1951, she married Eugene William Ertz in Burlington.
Georgiana retired as a secretary from Murray Iron Works. She was a 1939 graduate of Burlington High School . She was a member of SS. John and Paul Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus ladies auxiliary. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Iowa Hawkeyes fan. She enjoyed Guy Lombardo and Lawrence Welk music, working crossword puzzles, attending her grandchildren's events, and especially loved being with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Eugene of Burlington; four sons, Mahlon (Alice) Webb of Swoope, VA, Dan Ertz of Burlington, Tom (Cathy) Ertz of Matthews, NC, and Tony Ertz of Burlington; four daughters, Judy (Mario) Balderas of Burlington, Barbara (Dennis) Elmore of West Burlington, Mary (Tom Ostergren) Brueck of Burlington, and Nancy (Steve) Brueck of Burlington; 21 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Andy Ertz, one brother, Mahlon Stelle, and one half-sister, Virginia Stelle.
Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM with the family to receive friends following a 4:00 PM Rosary Service until 6:00 PM, Sunday, October 5 at the Hass-Thielen Funeral Home. The Funeral Mass of the Resurrection for Mrs. Ertz will be 10:00 AM Monday, October 6, 2008, at St. Paul's Catholic Church with Rev. Father Patrick J. Hilgendorf, as the Celebrant. Music will be provided by the Des Moines County Resurrection Choir. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to the Burlington Notre Dame Schools and the Great River Hospice House.
Charles Tallmadge Stelle (1881 - 1955)
Zylpha Richards Morgan (1895 - 1980)
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Des Moines County
Created by: Richard S. Clark
Record added: Mar 14, 2010
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