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Irma Fintel

March 15, 1937 — October 11, 2017




March 15, 1937

Chalco, Nebraska


October 11, 2017

Sioux City, Iowa


1:30 P.M. Saturday, October 14, 2017

Zion Lutheran Church; Paullina, Iowa

Rev. Daniel Wagner Officiating


with family present will be from 5 7 P.M.

on Friday, October 13, 2017

at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina


I Know That My Redeemer Lives

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Organist: Verla Hibbing


Randall Fintel Scott Fintel

Curtis Fintel John Heithus


Prairie View Cemetery

Paullina, Iowa

After the graveside services relatives and friends are invited

to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church.

Arrangements under the care of the

Eldridge Family Funeral Home; Paullina, Iowa


Irma Pauline Fintel the daughter of Dierich and Esther (Erdelt) Grell was born March 15, 1937 in Chalco, Nebraska. She received her education in Chalco and later graduated from high school in Millard, Nebraska. After graduation she was employed as a secretary. On February 14, 1957, she was united in marriage to Wilbert Fintel in Millard, Nebraska. After their marriage the couple farmed west of Paullina for many years. Wilbert preceded her in death on November 1, 1989 in Rochester, Minnesota. Irma remained on the family farm and moved into Paullina in 1991. While in Paullina she enjoyed traveling and took many bus trips. She collected crystal and birds, playing cards and enjoyed being in a card club. Irma also did volunteer work with Human Services. She had a long friendship with Roger Fuhrman who passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017. Irma moved to Whispering Heights Assisted Living in Sioux City in 2016. She passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Whispering Heights reaching the age of 80 years, 6 months and 26 days.

She was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith on March 18, 1952 and was a long-time member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina and the Ladies Aid of the church.

Irma is survived by three sons, Randall Fintel and Scott Fintel both of Paullina, Iowa and Curtis (Kristin) Fintel of Portland, Oregon; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Marvin and Alice Fintel of Paullina, Iowa and a sister-in-law, Joyce Fintel of Paullina, Iowa; also other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, one brother, two sisters and a brother-in-law, Vernon Fintel.

Your kind expression of sympathy and friendship will always remain in our memories. In lieu of sending out thank you cards we wish to use this note to thank you for your prayers, food and memorials, which are deeply appreciated.

Sincerely, The Fintel Family
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