GARWIN - Daisy E. Nemechek, 84, of Garwin died September 15, 2012, at St. Francis Manor in Grinnell.
A memorial service has been scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 29, at the McGuire Bend Church near Dayton, Iowa.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Daisy Nemechek Memorial Fund.
Daisy was born on May 2, 1928, in Webster County, near Dayton, the daughter of Daniel Edward and Margaret Belle Carpenter Lee. She was raised in the Lehigh area and received her education in the Lehigh School District.
On August 12, 1946, she was united in marriage to Lyle Edward Nemechek, in Fort Dodge. The couple farmed for a year in Hamilton County, near Stratford and then moved to Lehigh where they raised their family. She later was employed for D.L. Williams Grocery Store in Lehigh and also sold products for Stanley, Am-Way, and Shaklee. Her husband passed away in 1983 and she later moved to State Center in 1996 and then to Garwin in 1999. She had been a resident at St. Francis Manor since August 20th, where her daughter, Lila is employed.
Daisy was a very loving person and especially loved her grandchildren. She enjoyed caring for her grandchildren and was a great role model for her family. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, fishing and traveling. She held a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed having fun with her family.
Survivors include her three children, Lila (Josef) Glockl of Garwin, Michael (Deb) Nemechek of Laurel and Marshall (Susanna) Nemechek of Humboldt; eight siblings, Mary Wells of Des Moines, VirvalWidick of Stanhope, Daniel Lee and Virginia Cusey of Fort Dodge, Fred Lee of Otho, Audrey Salgren of Lehigh, Jackie Lee of Norwalk and Diane Hansen of Dayton; eight grandchildren; twenty-seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one sister, Irene Trask; one brother in infancy, Kenneth Lee; and one grandchild, great-grandchild and great-great-grandchild.