|Bernadean Mae Appleby DeWald
April 28, 1936 – February 13, 2017
|Bernadean DeWald was called home on February 13, 2017.
Services will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Lahey Funeral Home in Oxford Junction. Visitation will be Friday, February 17, 2017 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Lahey Funeral Home.
Bernadean Mae Appleby was born on April 28, 1936 at her parents Freddie L. and Luella (Boots) Appleby. She married Robert DeWald on May 6, 1953.
She worked as a laborer for Clinton Engines, and retired from Leer/Sheller Globe after twenty-five years. She enjoyed fishing, camping, and traveling.
Those left to cherish her memories are her two daughters: Nila DeWald, Sherry (Jimmie) Maners, all of Oxford Junction; seven grandchildren; Troy (Rejeanne) Behnke, Michael Behnke, Bernadean Block, Bobby (Chris) Davis, Rockey (Heather) Davis, Rivers (Katie) Maners, Rayen (Jenny) Davis; sixteen great-grandchildren; three brothers John (Rosemary) Appleby, Paul (Roxy) Appleby, Tom (JoAnn) Appleby, all of Cedar Rapids; and a sister Mary (Duane) Kaplan of Iowa City.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Freddie and Luella Appleby, husband Robert DeWald, sisters, Vivian, Bonnie, Lois, and Merajo, and brothers Larry, Allen, Tim, Freddie, and Ray.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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