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Florence M. Postel Pospishil
September 14, 1901–August 1991
Florence M. Pospishil, 89, a resident of the Anamosa Care Center, formerly of Central City, died Tuesday morning in the care center. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Central City. Burial: Mount Clark Cemetery, Central City. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at Murdoch Funeral Home, Central City, where there will be a wake service at 7 p.m. Friday. Survivors include her husband, Ed; a daughter, Mary Dorothy Godar of Marion; a son, Terry of Salem, Connecticut; a brother, Robert Postel of Anamosa; and two sisters, Mary Morning of Monticello and Gertrude Arthur of Purvis, Mississippi. Also surviving are a son-in-law, John Godar; a daughter-in-law, Vivian Pospishil; thirteen grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, twenty-two great-grandchildren, twelve step-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and three sisters. Born the daughter of Lemuel and Louisa (Patnode) Postel on September 14, 1901, near Anamosa, she was married there to Ed Pospishil on June 17, 1925. Florence attended Iowa State Teacher's College, taught rural school in Jones County and was a 4-H leader for many years. She was a member of St. Stephen's Catholic Church. Memorials may be made to St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Central City Library, Central City Ambulance or donor's choice.

Submitted by: Ron Ketelsen
Transcribed by: Janet Brandt
Source: Cedar Rapids Gazette, August 22, 1991

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