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 Effiemae <I>Sickels</I> Eifert

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Effiemae Sickels Eifert

  • Birth 10 Apr 1920 Rock Rapids, Lyon County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 15 Dec 2001 Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 6735515

She was the second child of Lewis and Hazel Ballinger Sickels. She married Ralph Wayne Darringer on 11 Nov 1939 and had three children: Robert, Ralph Jr and Ruth Frances. Ruth was adopted out and was named Betty Sue by the family who adopted her. She was in a bad marraige and was afraid if she did not put her up for adoption when she was born that she would not be able to survive. It was a decision she regretted her entire life. After her divorce from Ralph she married William Hugo Eifert on 19 Aug 1944 in Cedar Falls IA. He was a German immigrant who was 18 years older than her. He was the love of her life. Of this union was born five children: William Frederick, Richard Henry, Lewis Garrett, Gary Dean and Hazel Frances. Preceding her in death was her parents and her husband William, a son Gary, five brothers, Allen, Lou, John, Grant and Sewell and one sister Sylvia. Surviving her is one brother Melvin and one sister Donna.

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  • Maintained by: Hiesela
  • Originally Created by: Kent Schneider
  • Added: 30 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6735515
  • Michael Dunne
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Effiemae Sickels Eifert (10 Apr 1920–15 Dec 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6735515, citing Garden Of Memories, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Hiesela (contributor 46625281) .