Gladys F. (Schulz) Lear, 90, of Newton died on Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Nelson Manor Nursing Home in Newton.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the First Christian Church, 314 E. 2nd St. N. in Newton.
The family greeted friends from 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the church.
Burial was at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the Maple Hill Cemetery in Lincoln, Iowa.
In lieu of flowers the Lear family requests memorials to the First Christian Church; memorials may be left at the church on the morning of the funeral service or at the Wallace Family Funeral Home, 1115 E. 19th St. N. in Newton. Memorials may also be mailed to the funeral home please add, Attn: Lear Family on the envelope.
Those left to honor Gladys's memory are her children, LaVon Neely (Rick Hubbell) of Ankeny, Joyce (Marty) Ouverson of Ankeny, Vern Lear of Newton, Janice (Bill) Jenkins of Newton, Bernard Lear of Newton, Karen Schoenrock of Ankeny and Nancy (Randy) Erickson of Newton; eleven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and her sister, June Hamilton of Grundy Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wayne in 1976; daughter, Connie Jo; brother, Leonard Schulz.