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Faith Holsteen

Faith Holsteen

Female 1920 - 2010

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  • Name  Faith Holsteen  [1
    Born  13 Dec 1920  near Yarmouth, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Female 
    High School  1938  Yarmouth, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Yarmouth High School 
    Residence  Sep 1982  New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence  Dec 1989  New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence  Dec 1999  New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Birthday Announcement  7 Dec 2008  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Faith Totemeier will celebrate her 88th birthday Decenber 13.

      Faith and her husband, Dale, operated a farm northeast of New London for more than 50 years. Dale died in 2000.

      She has three daughters, Sherril (Gary) Gibbs of Mount Pleasant, Denise (Rob) Baptista of Elmhurst, Illinois, and Julaine (Dennis) Siegel of Burlington. She also has five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

      Cards may be sent to: Park Place Long Term Care Unit, 401 S. Van Buren Street, Room 22, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641. Visitors may call before 8 p.m., December 8 through 12.
    Died  13 Sep 2010  Park Place Care Center, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Obituary  15 Sep 2010  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Faith Arlene Totemeier, 89, of Mount Pleasant, formerly of New London, died Monday, September 13, 2010, at Park Place in Mount Pleasant.

      Born December 13, 1920, near Yarmouth, she was the daughter of Edward Glen and Lulu Edna Coppes Holsteen. On May 11, 1943, she married Dale Walter Totemeier in Yarmouth. He died November 19, 2000.

      Mrs. Totemeier was a homemaker, a skilled seamstress and piano teacher. She was a graduate of Yarmouth High School and Moody Bible Institute in Chicago where she majored in music.

      She was a member of Yarmouth Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and played the piano. She enjoyed reading and writing letters, was a wonderful cook and entertainer, and enjoyed getting together with old friends. She was known for her hospitality.

      Survivors include three daughters, Sherril Gibbs of Mount Pleasant, Denise Baptista of Elmhurst, Illinois, and Julaine Siegel of Burlington; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; and two sisters, Marveline Bailey of Wenatchee, Washington, and Donnaline Street of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas.

      Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers.

      The funeral for Mrs. Totemeier will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Yarmouth Baptist Church with the Reverend Paul Hooks officiating. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Ferrell Cemetery, rural New London.

      Memorials have been established for Park Place and Pacific Garden Mission in Chicago.

      Elliott Chapel in New London is in charge of arrangements.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Totemeier, Faith A.; born: 13 December 1920; died: 13 September 2010 (V); age: 89; last residence: 52641 (Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified);  state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  18 Sep 2010  Ferrel Cemetery, New London Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I15891  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Edward Glen Holsteen,   b. 5 Mar 1897, near Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1982 
    Mother  Lulu Edna Coppes,   b. 27 Apr 1898, Yarmouth, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1989, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Feb 1920  Yarmouth, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Alt. Marriage  18 Feb 1920  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID  F11151  Group Sheet

    Family  Dale Walter Totemeier,   b. 1 Aug 1917, New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 2000, New London Nursing and Rehab Center, New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 May 1943  Yarmouth, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Sherril Lee Totemeier
     2. Denise Corrine Totemeier
     3. Julaine G. Totemeier
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F5677  Group Sheet

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    Faith (Holsteen) Totemeier
    Faith (Holsteen) Totemeier
    Faith Totemeier was the wife of Dale Walter Totemeier (1917-2000), and is the mother of Sherril Gibbs, Denise Baptista, and Julaine Siegel.

  • Sources 
    1. [S266] New London, Iowa - New London Journal Centennial Edition Newspaper, M. Ruth (DeLong) Peterson, (published by The New London Journal on the occasion of the paper's centennial in 1975, Duane Griggs, editor; New London, Henry County, Iowa: composed and printed by The Hawk Eye; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa), page 207 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S2436] Totemeier, Faith (Holsteen) - 88th Birthday Announcement, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, December 7, 2008; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S10169] Totemeier, Faith Arlene (Holsteen) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, September 15, 2010; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S2430] World Connect - Breuer Family Mar 22-04: :2832517, (last updated: 2008-03-31 20:46:44 UTC (Mon), contact Irene Pinch) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S8839] Yarmouth High School Graduates (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S4211] Holsteen, Edward Glen - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 12, September 1, 1982; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S4212] Holsteeen, Lulu Edna (Coppes) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 5B, December 15, 1989; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S4213] Holsteen, Dalton Harry - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, December 6, 1999; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S2434] Totemeier, Dale Walter - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, Tuesday, November 21, 2000; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).