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Beverly Ann Rettenmeier Geltz
March 20, 1956 - February 16, 2019
Beverly Ann Geltz, 62, of Anamosa passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019, at her home. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 22, 2019, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Anamosa, with Pastor Rodney Bluml officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date at Riverside Cemetery, Anamosa. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at the Lawrence Community Center, Anamosa.
She is survived by her husband, Darrel; her children, Jason Geltz (Shelley) of Anamosa, Pamela Geltz (Adam) of Cedar Rapids, Rhonda Koppenhaver (Dan) of Monticello, Kim Geltz of Loveland, Colo., Rod Geltz of Anamosa and Dawn Walker (Jeri) of Viola; fifteen grandchildren, Trenton, Allie, Preston, Lillie, Tyson, Aurelia, Colson, Kolby, Ashley, Jacob Michael, Zach, Justin, Jeremy and Dylan; and five great-grandchildren, Ayden, Chloe, Krew, Grayce and Greyson. Also surviving, are her parents, Howard and Shirley Rettenmeier of Dyersville; four brothers, Dean of Cedar Rapids, Dale (Debi) of Hiawatha, Don (Pattie) of Sussex, Wis., and Dave (Tara) of Quincy, Illinois; along with several nieces and nephews.
Beverly was preceded in death by grandparents, Vincent and Mercedes Ries and Fred and Alvina Rettenmeier; and a niece and god-daughter, Staci.
Beverly Ann Rettenmeier Geltz was born March 20, 1956, in Dyersville, the daughter of Howard and Shirley Ries Rettenmeier. She graduated from Dyersville-Beckman in 1974, and attended the College of Men’s Hairstyling in Cedar Rapids.  She worked at the Styling Hutch in Cedar Rapids, then moved to Anamosa opening her own shop, Shear Magic, which she operated for 40 years. Beverly and Darrel Geltz were married on June 5, 1982, in Anamosa. In her free time, she enjoyed quilting, cross-stitching, baking, gardening and travel. She looked forward to trips with her friends. She especially enjoyed spoiling her grandkids.
The Geltz family would like to thank the staff of UIHC, Dubuque Manor Care, Unity Point in- home care and Hospice for the excellent care and compassion given to Bev during her illness. They especially thank the community of Anamosa for their loving support and friendship.

Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
Source: Anamosa Journal Eureka, Anamosa, Iowa, 21 February 2019

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