Thelma Overton

Written by on September 20, 2013 in Obituaries

Thelma I. Overton, 93, a long time resident of Donnellson, Iowa passed away at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at the Fort Madison Community Hospital, Fort Madison, Iowa.

Born July 27, 1920 in Cudworth, Saskatchewan, Canada the daughter of Walter and Verna Schmidt. She was married to John Wilmer Overton, he preceded her in death.

Survivors include by one son Bradley (Marleah) Overton of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, one grandson Tyler Adam Overton, one brother Lester Schmidt of Cardston, Alberta, Canada and one sister Mary King of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband John, one brother John Schmidt and two sisters Violet Hauber and Irene Wiexel.

Thelma was a long time member of the Donnellson Methodist Church. She found great pleasure in gardening, golfing and playing cards with her friends.

Thelma’s body has been cremated.

A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Clay Grove Cemetery.

Memorials may be made in her memory to the Clay Grove Cemetery Association.

The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home of Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schmitzlynk

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