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Carleta Morning Herzberger
August 14, 1949 – November 3, 2015
Carleta M. Herzberger, 86, of Anamosa, formerly of Toddville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, at Jones Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family. Per Carleta's wishes, there will not be a formal service. The family will greet friends from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 8, at the Toddville American Legion during a Celebration of Life. Private family inurnment: Dunkard Cemetery, Toddville, Iowa, by Pastor Mark Loftquist. Arrangements by Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion.
Carleta is survived by nine of her children, Mary Weis of Cedar Rapids, Marlys Shaw of Anamosa, Mindy Cornwell of Marion, David Herzberger of Toddville, Megan (Tom) Updegraff of Toddville, Denton Herzberger of Cedar Rapids, Maureen (Dave) Sweeney of Walker, Molly Jordan of Toddville and Devin (Angie) Herzberger of Toddville; 20 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; daughter, Michele Herzberger; her parents; son-in-law, Stan Jordan; and brother, John.
Carleta was born Aug. 14, 1929, the daughter of Carl Wilbur and Mary Louise (Postel) Morning in Anamosa, Iowa. She graduated from Monticello High School. On Feb. 5, 1949, she married Keith Herbert Herzberger in Cedar Rapids. Carleta was employed by the Iowa State Extension Service for many years, until retiring in 1986. Carleta was a member of the Toddville American Legion Post 674 Auxiliary. She will be fondly remembered as a good neighbor, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and for her famous popcorn balls.
We wish to extend a special thank-you to the Jones Regional Medical Center, and staff for the kind and compassionate care they gave our mother and family. They went above and beyond with their services.

Submitted by: Richard Harrison
Source: Anamosa Journal-Eureka, Anamosa, Iowa, 11 Nvember 2015

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