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Emma Steck
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1921
Death: Mar. 26, 2009

Emma "Grandma" Steck, 87, died Thursday, March 26, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center.

Emma was born September 23, 1921 in West Germany. She served as a telegraph operator for the German Army during WWII and earned her Masters Degree in Tailoring. In 1968 she moved to the United States and has lived in Morning Sun, Burlington and Grimes, Iowa. Although she officially retired in 1999, she continued to tailor for her family and friends until her death.

Survivors include her daughter, Inge Ellis of Grimes; her grandchildren, Charles (Kristi) Garland of Grimes, Cynthia (Randy) Garland-Aalbers of Minburn; great grandchildren, Chelsea and Erica Garland; and many nieces and nephews. Emma was preceded in death by her twin brother, Otto; her other siblings in Germany; her son in law, Gene Ellis; and her granddaughter, Alice Marie.

 
 
Burial:
Sunny Hill Cemetery
Grimes
Polk County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: 46620252
Record added: Mar 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35259512
Emma Steck
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Emma Steck
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