Geneva Zelda Schlitter

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Geneva Zelda Schlitter (Cahoon)

Birthplace: Rural, McGregor, Clayton County, Iowa, United States
Death: December 10, 1998 (89)
Winneshiek County Memorial Hospital, Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, United States
Place of Burial: Monona, Clayton County, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Raymond Albert Cahoon and Zelda Jane Cahoon
Wife of Fred Schlitter
Mother of Darlene Ewing; Marcella Hansmeier and Anna Mae Geno
Sister of Lelia Knight; Nina A. Cahoon; Kenneth Raymond Cahoon and Maria Cahoon

Managed by: Carol Ann Selis
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About Geneva Zelda Schlitter

Geneva Zelda Cahoon

Birth: 18 Oct 1909

Clayton, Iowa, USA

Death: 10 Dec 1998

Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa, USA

-Schlitter, Geneva (Cahoon) 1909-1998


Posted By: Connie Ellis (email) Date: 6/30/2011 at 19:19:17

SOURCE: Waukon, Iowa WAUKON STANDARD, December 16, 1998 Contributor: Connie Ellis (SCHLITTER FAMILY RESEARCHER)

Geneva Zelda Schlitter, age 89, of Waukon, Iowa died Thursday, December 10, 1998 at Winneshiek County Memorial Hospital in Decorah, Iowa. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, December 14 at Martin Funeral Home with the Rev. James Walker officiating. Burial was in the Council Hill Cemetery, rural Monona, Iowa. Casket bearers were Bennie Fiet, Leo Klocke, Walter Kurth, Jr., Dale Dahlstrom, Eldean Wilkins, and Delbert Cahoon. Honorary bearers were Lois Brandsmeier, Leone Gruber, Wesley and Evelyn Winters, Donald and Polly Schlitter.

Geneva was born October 18, 1909 to Raymond and Zelda (Denning) Cahoon on their farm in rural McGregor, Iowa. Geneva received her education in rural Clayton County schools. On February 28, 1928 she married Fred Schlitter in Elkader, Iowa. They farmed in rural McGregor and in several places in Allamakee County before moving to Waukon, Iowa in 1974. Geneva was a member of the Neighborhood Club and for over 30 years, a member of the same card club.

Geneva was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Fred, a brother Kenneth Cahoon and a sister, Nina Wilkins.

She is survived by her 3 daughters, Darlene "Boots" (Stan) Ewing and Marcella (Gordon) Hansmeier, all of Waukon, Iowa and Anna Mae (LaVerne) Geno of Postville, Iowa; 9 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild; and a sister, Lelia Knight of Decorah, Iowa.

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Geneva Zelda Schlitter's Timeline

October 18, 1909
McGregor, Clayton County, Iowa, United States
December 10, 1998
Age 89
Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, United States
December 14, 1998
Age 89
Monona, Clayton County, Iowa, United States