Lola I. Cheers
- October 31, 1915 - June 24, 2012
- Afton, Iowa
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“Dear Jerry, Leo, Shirley and Jim and Families,
I was in California at my daughters when Lola passed. I was so sorry to hear about it. My mom,...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Sharon Bennett - Creston, Iowa, IA
“Auntie you will be missed very much. I have thought of you often. I remeber the times I spent with you during the summers and the Sunday visits. I...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Carol Bradley McFee - Rosalie, NE
“The corner of Railroad and Douglas just won't be the same without Lola. With her failing health, she wasn't outside like she used to be but driving...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Michelle Jones - Afton, IA
“Grandma was very luck to have Rick, Billie Jo and Rikki to take such special care of her. She was a very special lady.
Even tho I was far away she...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Stephanie - Independence, MO
Lola Cheers, 96, of Afton, died Sunday, June 24, 2012 at her grandson's home in Afton. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday June 26 at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton, with family receiving friends will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Memorials may be made to the Joy Building. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com
Lola Irene Cheers was born October 31, 1915 in Creston, Iowa to Carrie Marie (Jensen) Blakesley and Asa James Blakesley. She was educated in Creston Schools and graduated from Shannon City High School. On November 19, 1938, Lola was united in marriage to Tomas P. Cheers in Grant City, Mo.
They settled in the Arispe area where she was an active mother and farmwife for many years. Lola also worked in Creston at Gits in the assembly department. After retiring in 1987, Lola moved into Afton where she enjoyed working in her garden.
Lola will be survived by her daughter, Shirley (husband Marvin) Klos of New London, Ia.; three sons, Jerry (wife Roslyn) Blakesley of Afton, Leo (wife Dolly) Cheers of Creston and Jim (wife Kaye) Cheers of Independence, Mo., a sister Lois Bradley of Creston, seven grandchildren and many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.
Lola was preceded in death by her parents, husband Tomas in June of 1986, a sister Zella Mae Hamilton and great-grand-daughter Brandie Klos.
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