Service


Date:

October 29, 2021

Start Time:

10:30 AM

Location:

Parrott and Wood Chapel of Memories

Address:

965 Home Plaza

Waterloo, IA 50701

Arrangements By:

Parrott and Wood Chapel of Memories

Visitation


Date:

October 28, 2021

Start Time:

5:00 – 8:00 PM

Location:

Parrott and Wood Chapel of Memories

Address:

965 Home Plaza

Waterloo, IA 50701

Delores “Dee” Ann Baethke

Delores “Dee” Ann Baethke, 84, passed away at Allen Memorial Hospital on October 25, 2021. She was born on June 24, 1937 in Denver, IA; the daughter of William and Agnes (Milius) Wittenburg. On August 11, 1979, Delores married Wilfred “Shorty” Baethke at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA.

Delores worked at Kmart for 14 years and Ben Franklin for many years. She enjoyed dancing and wintered in Texas for 10 years. Delores also enjoyed watching her hummingbirds and playing Dominoes and cards with her friends at the Ledges 3. She adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren and showing photos of them.

Delores is survived by her children; Scott (Sherilyn) Kistner, Sheila Brustkern, Michelle (Grant) Chilcote, Ed (Sue) Baethke and Judy Smith; 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; and one niece, Jo Patterson. Delores is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wilfred “Shorty”; and a brother, Harold (Arlene) Wittenburg.

Memorials can be directed to the family. A visitation is being held at the Parrott and Wood Chapel of Memories on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. A service will be at the Parrott and Wood Chapel of Memories on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 10:30 AM with a burial to follow at the Garden of Memories Cemetery.

 

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