|Doris Irene Lacock Zirkelbach
January 12, 1924–September 28, 2010
|Doris I. Zirkelbach age 86, died Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids. Iowa.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 o'clock Friday at the Sctoch Grove Presbyterian Church with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery, Monticello, Iowa. Pastor Jean Bruinsma officiated at the services. Friends called from 5 until 8 at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello.
Surviving are her three children, Mark (Mary) of Johnston, Steve (Cris) and Jim, both of Center Junction; five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Jack, two brothers Marvin and Glenn, and an infant sister Vera Lacock.
Doris Irene Lacock was born January 12, 1924 near Martelle, Iowa. She was the daughter of John and Ethel (Neal) Lacock. Doris received her early education in Martelle Schools. She graduated from the Martelle High School with the class of 1941. Doris then attended Anderson Business College in Cedar Rapids and worked for Merchant's Motor Freight after graduation. Doris and Jack Zirkelbach were married on August 15, 1943 in the home of her brother Marvin in Scotch Grove. The couple farmed on their family farm for fifty-seven years. After her husband's death in 2000, she continued to live on the farm until she moved to Pennington Square in Monticello last fall.
Doris was a member of the Scotch Grove Presbyterian Church and the U. P. W. She taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School and played the church organ. Doris was baptized and confirmed her faith at Linn Grove Presbyterian Church. She was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword puzzles and playing the piano.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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