March 15, 1933 - October 25, 2018
Hastings Funeral Home in PERRY is in charge of arraignments for Ethel Mae Kinney, 85 of Woodward, formerly of Panora. Ethel Passed away at her Woodward residence on October 25th 2018. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am at Hastings Funeral Home in Perry on Monday October 29th 2018. Visitation will be after 1:00 till 5:00 p.m. Sunday and after 10:00 am with the family present until the time of the service. Burial will be in the Richland Township Cemetery near Jamaica, Iowa. Ethel is survived by her daughters; Janet (Robert) Weatherbee, Deborah Monthei, Zelma (Dennis) Schwarz, Lori Kinney, Marty (Brian) Efkamp and sister-in-law Virginia White. Ethel Mae Kinney, daughter of Joseph Arthur White and Mildred Hammar White, was born March 15, 1933 at Linden, Iowa and died October 25, 2018 at her daughter’s home near Woodward, Iowa, surrounded by her loving family. Ethel was 85 years old. She attended school in Cooper for a time and graduated Linden High School. Ethel was united in marriage to Charles Zelman Kinney Sr. on August 9, 1953. They made their home in Jamaica until 1988 when they moved to Panora. Ethel continued to live in Panora after her husband’s death. Two years ago she moved to Janet and Robert’s home near Woodward. She had also lived with Marti and Brian for a time, before returning to Janet’s. Ethel was the proud mother of her five daughters, Janet, Deborah, Zelma, Lori, and Marti, and son Charles Zelman Jr. She had always been a hard worker, driving truck, working at Oscar Mayer, caring for her family, raising huge gardens, and canning the produce. Ethel was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star for over 50 years. She had enjoyed holding the offices of the Star and served as the Worthy Grand Matron. Ethel enjoyed trips to the Casino, and watching her favorite basketball and football teams, the Hawkeyes and the Cyclones. She was a super cribbage player. Ethel was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Mildred; husband Charles Zelman Sr, son Charles Zelman Jr. “Chick”, son-in-law Tom Monthei, teenage brother Leland White, brother Charles White, sisters Marjorie Strunk, and Lorraine Beazor, niece Lila and nephew Harold. Ethel’s memory will be cherished by her children, Janet Weatherbee (Robert) of Woodward, Deborah Monthei of Jefferson, Zelma Schwarz (Dennis) of Pine City, Minnesota, Lori Kinney of Perry, and Marti Efkamp (Brian) of Ankeny, grandchildren, Jason Monthei, Gerad Rosenbeck (Kristin), Alex Monthei (Ashley), Kent Efkamp (Jessica), Justin Efkamp (Bridget), Kyle Lingner, Heath DeWeese (Katie), Aaron Rosenbeck (Keiko), Paul Simpson, Nathan Schwarz, Ryan Lingner (Jennifer), Julie Valasek (Carl), Elizabeth Lesperance (Jeff), Kelsey Lyons (Logan), and Jeni Clark (Brendan), 24 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; sister-in-law Virginia White of Perry, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Hastings Funeral Home in PERRY is in charge of arraignments for Ethel Mae Kinney, 85 of Woodward, formerly of Panora. Ethel Passed away at her Woodward residence on October 25th 2018. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am at Hastings Funeral... View Obituary & Service Information
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