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MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Darlene M. Gingerich, 73, of 117 W. Third St., Muscatine, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, after an extended illness.

Memorial services are 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Barker Funeral Home, West Liberty. Burial will be at Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Gingerich was born on Feb. 24, 1929, in Tipton, the daughter of Ed and Luella Foote Buroughs. She married Paul Gingerich on March 9, 1947, in Tipton.

She attended Tipton High School.

She was a member of the Lutheran Church and a lifetime member of the West Liberty Country Club.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Phillip Gingerich and his wife, Kathy, and Charles Gingerich and his wife, Cindy, all of West Liberty; a daughter, Luanne Johnson and her husband, Greg, of North Liberty; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three cousins, Larry, Jim and Janet.

She was preceded in death by her parents.
CORALVILLE, Iowa -- Dorothy A. Gingerich, 81, formerly of Coralville, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at the Muscatine Care Center in Muscatine from complications of cancer.

Services are 11:00 a.m. Monday, at the Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Iowa City.

Visitation is from 9:30 a.m. until services Monday at the funeral home. Memorial donations can be made in her memory to Muscatine Care Center or Beacon of Hospice in the Quad Cities.

Mrs. Gingerich was born on May 28, 1921 in rural Johnson County, Iowa, the daughter of Ernest and Emma Ackerman Drake. She graduated from Oxford High School in 1939. She married Delbert L. Gingerich on Aug. 27, 1939, in Iowa City.

From 1965 until retiring in 1990, She worked for the City of Coralville in the Water Department.

She was a member of V.F.W. Post 3949, Walter Johnson Post 721 of the Coralville American Legion, Eagles Auxiliary, and the Moose Lodge.

She enjoyed bowling, fishing, playing euchre and spending as much time with her family.

Survivors include one son, Jerry Gingerich and his wife, Phyllis, of Chicago, Ill.; one daughter, Judy Smith and her husband, Robert, of Muscatine; four grandchildren, Randy Smith and his wife, Darla, Sherry Miller and her husband Keith, Dan Smith and his special friend, Shelly Spoltman, and Jessica Smith; five great-grandchidlren; and two sisters, Esther Hemsted Lincoln of Lone Tree and Hazel Lamb of Bull Head City, Ariz.

She was preceded in death by her husband and a brother, Harold Drake.
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa - Paul J. Gingerich, 83, of Lone Tree, formerly of West Liberty, passed away Saturday, September 6, 2008, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 9, 2008, Henderson-Barker Funeral home, West Liberty.

Paul was born on January 5, 1925, in Kalona, the son of Joe P. and Lula Stuztman Gingerich. He married Darlene Mae Foote on March 9, 1947, in Tipton.

He attended Fairview-Evergreen School in Kalona.

He farmed in the West Liberty area and later operated Gingerich Construction in West Liberty.

He was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in West Liberty and a lifetime member of the West Liberty Country Club.

He is survived by two sons, Phil Gingerich and wife, Kathy, and Charles Gingerich and wife, Cindy, all of West Liberty; a daughter, Luanne Johnson and husband, Greg, of Riverside; six grandchildren, Jason, Justin, Pat, Holly, Josh and Becky; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Edna Dolan of Sigourney, Marge Gingerich of Kalona and Leona Boller of Kalona.; two brothers, Delmar Gingerich of McGregor and Don Gingerich of Stover, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Vesta Miller and Maretta Yoder.

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