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 Isabel Victoria <I>Jacoby</I> Steele

Isabel Victoria Jacoby Steele

Monona County, Iowa, USA
Death 28 Jun 2012 (aged 88)
Ida Grove, Ida County, Iowa, USA
Burial Mapleton, Monona County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 92769464 · View Source
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Isabel Steele, 88, of Ida Grove, died Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Morningside Rehab & Care Center in Ida Grove.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 3 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ida Grove with burial at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Mapleton.
Isabel Steele, age 88, of Ida Grove, Iowa, died Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Morningside Rehab & Care Center in Ida Grove.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ida Grove, Iowa, under the direction of Christensen-Huffman Funeral Homes. The Reverend David Hemann will officiate, with burial to follow in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Mapleton, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ida Grove on Monday from 4-7 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7 p.m.
Born April 15, 1924, on the family farm near Mapleton, Iowa, Isabel Victoria Steele was the daughter of Henry and Catherine (Flammang) Jacoby. She attended country school and graduated from the eighth grade.
On February 28, 1949, Isabel was united in marriage to Lawrence Earl Steele at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mapleton. The couple was blessed with ten children.
Isabel and Lawrence made many happy memories attending local dances where Lawrence's band, The Sun Downers, played. In addition to raising her large family, Isabel was employed as a cook at Krueger's Restaurant in Danbury. Isabel enjoyed embroidery and crocheting blankets to give to all her family and friends. She enjoyed music and playing cards with her family and friends.
Survivors include seven children, Rose Ann (Howard) Ladwig of Ida Grove, Rita Steele of Garden City, MO, Donnie Steele of Ida Grove, Connie (Mark) Husted of Sioux City, Carol Fruechtenicht of Jefferson, SD and friend Rick Lane, Darlene (Eric) Nicholson of Sioux City, and Roger Steele of Ida Grove; 12 grandchildren to cherish "Grandma Belle's" memory, Lori (Fred) Anderson of Ida Grove, Travis (Kelly) Ladwig of Tremont, IL, Mike (Heather) Steele of Merrill, Melissa (Shawn) Vincent of Sioux City, Monica Husted of Sioux City, Zach (Lindsey) Husted of Chaska, MN, Zeb (Whitney) Husted of Sioux City, Clint Fruechtenicht of Lincoln, NE, Sabrina Fruechtenicht of Denver, CO, Beau Fruechtenicht and fiancée Anita of Omaha, NE, Jason Carley of Sioux City, and Bobbi Jo Klinegobe of Tilden, NE; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lawrence; two sons, Robert and James Steele; a daughter, Jean Steele; a grandson, Robbie Carley; a son-in-law, Samuel Fruechtenicht; five brothers, Pete, Silven, John, Benedict, and Tony Jacoby; and four sisters, Mary Warner, Kathleen Lewis, Beatrice McCall, and Teresa Diimig.




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  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92769464
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Isabel Victoria Jacoby Steele (15 Apr 1924–28 Jun 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92769464, citing Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery, Mapleton, Monona County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Conley Wolterman (contributor 46883894) .