Lucile A. Waldschmidt, 83, of Riverside, passed away on Friday, May 13 2011, at the Briarwood Health Care Center in Iowa City with her daughters by her side. Mass of the Resurrection for Lucile was held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 16, 2011, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Riverside. Fr. Rich Adam officiated. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Casket bearers were Johnny Gilroy, Rick Reiland, Louis Kracium, Jason Snyder, Stan Hayek and Philipp DeGood. Honorary Casket bearers will be Ronnie Waldschmidt, Scott Rummelhart, Bernard Gilroy, Eric Best and Dennis Pixler. Following the committal services at the cemetery, a time of food and fellowship was held at St. Mary's Parish Center. Visitation for Lucile was held on Sunday, May 15, 2011, from 4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Riverside. A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in memory of Lucile. Online condolences may be sent to the Waldschmidt family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.
Lucile Ann Kron was born on August 27, 1927, in Riverside, Iowa the daughter of Leo. C. and Mary T. (Kolar) Kron. On August 16, 1955, Lucile was united in marriage to Francis J. Waldschmidt in Iowa City. Lucile was a homemaker. She was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Riverside, Pinochle Club and K.U.B. Club. Lucile enjoyed gardening, and expressed her kindness by sharing her fruits, vegetables and canned goods with all. Lucile dearly loved to spend time with her family and friends.
Lucile will be deeply missed by her husband, Francis; her daughters, LuAnn K. DeGood and her husband, Randy of Riverside, Barbara J. Hayek of Clutier, Regina S. Snyder and her husband, Daniel of Riverside and Rita M. Best and her husband, Steve of Greenville, South Carolina; her son-in-law, Dennis Pixler of Oelwein, her grandchildren; Mandy DeGood and Philipp DeGood, both of Riverside, Heidi Lamp and her husband Eric of Cedar Rapids, Tina Cibula and her husband Matt of Clutier, Stan Hayek and his wife Sarah of Ames, Shellina Hayek and her fianc Kyle Herink of Clutier, Janelle Hayek of Clutier, Jessica Snyder of Riverside, Jenny Snyder of Peoria, Il, Jason Snyder of Iowa City, Eric Best and April Best, both of Greenville, South Carolina; her great-grandchildren; Brayton Cibula and Shawna Cibula, both of Clutier, and Danica Hayek of Ames; and her sisters Ginger Reiland of Iowa City and Leona Rummelhart and her husband, Hubert of Iowa City.
Lucile was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Mary Pixler; one brother, Larry Kron; one sister, Marcella "Sally" Gertsen; and one son-in-law, Tony Hayek.