Dorothy M. Krebill Holeton

Written by Theresa Rose on October 15, 2016

Dorothy M. Krebill Holeton, 95, of the Montrose Health Center, formerly of Donnellson, passed away at 3:11 a.m. Friday, October 14, 2016 at the Montrose Health Center.

 

Born May 20, 1921 in Fort Madison, Iowa the daughter of Clifford F. and Ethel L. (Walker) Hassman. On October 26, 1941 she married D. Ellis Krebill at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fort Madison. He preceded her in death on August 17, 1973. On May 20, 1986 she married William Lacke, Jr. at the Grace Bible Church in Wever. He preceded her in death on March 7, 2000. On October 25, 2002 she married LaVerne Holeton at the Long Creek Church in Danville. He preceded her in death on July 5, 2007.

 

Survivors include one son; Dean (Jeanne) Krebill of Danville, two daughters; Mariellis (Robert) Hasenclever of Fort Madison and Rosalie (Joe) Bergman of Montrose, ten grandchildren, twenty one great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands and two great grandchildren.

 

Dorothy was a graduate of Fort Madison High School. She worked at Sheaffer Pen Company, the ASCS office in Donnellson and at Central Lee School Systems as a secretary. She was a  member of the Grace Bible Church in Wever. She was also a member of the Cross Country Chapter of Sweet Adelines, the Federated Women’s Club and Community Bible Study Lee County Chapter. Dorothy enjoyed quilting, reading, bible study, traveling and spending time with family. She had very strong faith.

 

Friends may call and meet with the family from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 17, 2016 at the Schmitz Funeral Home in Donnellson.

 

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 17, 2016 at the Schmitz Funeral Home in Donnellson with Pastor Bill Willis officiating.

 

Burial will be at the Zion Mennonite Cemetery near Donnellson.

 

Memorials have been established in her memory for the Zion Mennonite Cemetery.

 

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schmitzfuneralhomes.com.

Schmitz Funeral Home in Donnellson is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.