Irene A. Ziesman, 91, of Eldora, Iowa died on Monday, May 14, 2012 at Valley View Nursing and Rehab Center in Eldora. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 18 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Eldora. Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memory Gardens in Eldora. Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Creps-Abels Funeral Home. Memorials may be directed to the Good Shepherd Pre-School or the St. Paul Lutheran Church Social Room Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda Kruger and her husband, Eldon of Holland, Iowa; son, Roger Ziesman and his wife, Sharon of Eldora; sister, Janet Bradford of Bakersfield, California; brother, Marvin "Mick" Balvanz of Eldora and his wife Joan; sisters-in-law, Ruth, Mary, and Doris Balvanz, and Laura Lange and Reba Wehrman; brother-in-law, Edward (Ione) Ziesman; and by 7 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.