Jeanette Catherine “Jenny” <I>Holthaus</I> Imoehl

Jeanette Catherine “Jenny” Holthaus Imoehl

Festina, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Death 29 Oct 2017 (aged 87)
Ossian, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Burial Ossian, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 184766962 · View Source
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Jeanette Catherine Imoehl, 87, of Ossian, Iowa died Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Ossian Senior Hospice, Ossian, Iowa.

Jeanette Catherine was born September 8, 1930 to Leo and Rose (Bengfort) Holthaus in rural Festina, Iowa. She graduated from St. Francis de Sales School in 1948.

Jenny was united in marriage with Nilus Imoehl on August 18, 1953 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Ossian, Iowa. Seven children were born to this union. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, singing in the adult choir for many years. Jenny also belonged to the Rosary Society and American Legion Auxiliary.

She loved flowers, gardening, feeding the birds and bowling. Jenny was known as a good cook.

Jenny is survived by her husband, Nilus of Ossian, Iowa; six children, Duane Imoehl of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Eileen (Dennis) Linderbaum of Ossian, Iowa, Lois (Ed) Albertson of Calmar, Iowa, Gary (Leanne) Imoehl of Ossian, Iowa, Lenny (Gwen) Imoehl of Castalia, Iowa and Mark (Lynn) Imoehl of Castalia, Iowa; fourteen grandchildren, Grant (Angela) Linderbaum, Sara (Derrick) Vagts, Brandon (Ashley) Albertson, Kala Albertson, Megan (Kinon O’Neal) Imoehl, Jordan (Kaitlyn) Imoehl, Zach Imoehl, Cody Imoehl, Jeremy Imoehl, Jacob Michels, Emily Michels, Ethan (Kelsey) Imoehl, Elliot Imoehl and Katie Sue Imoehl; thirteen great-grandchildren, Mitchell, Hanna and Kennedi Vagts, Brinley, Colton and Kaden Linderbaum, Addyson, Gavin and Blake Albertson, Baylor and Frankie O’Neal, Gabe McFarland and Rowan Imoehl; and one sister, Sr. Norma Jean Holthaus O.F.M. of Dubuque, Iowa.

Jenny was preceded in death by her son, Leo Imoehl, in infancy; great-granddaughter, Brooke Linderbaum; parents, Leo and Rose Holthaus; two brothers, Art Holthaus and Cletus Holthaus; and three sisters, Esther Selander, Rosella Beckman and Rita Swendau.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 pm on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Ossian, Iowa. There will also be a one hour visitation before Mass at the church on Friday.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 am on Friday, November 3, 2017 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Ossian, Iowa with Rev. Robert Gross as the Celebrant.
Burial will follow at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Cemetery, Ossian, Iowa.

Obituary & photo published by Schmitz-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Ossian, Iowa


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  • Added: 30 Oct 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 184766962
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jeanette Catherine “Jenny” Holthaus Imoehl (8 Sep 1930–29 Oct 2017), Find a Grave Memorial no. 184766962, citing Saint Francis de Sales Cemetery, Ossian, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jean (contributor 47905531) .