Nelda Mae Geerdes, 90, of Wellsburg, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames while under the care of Iowa Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 13 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Mary's Catholic Church, 611 Sherman Ave., Ackley, IA, 50601. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 12th from 5 to 7 P.M. at the Doyen-Abels Funeral Home in Wellsburg. Burial will take place at the Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown. Memorials may be directed to the family. To leave a message of condolence, please visit our website at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com
She is survived by her husband of more than 65 years, Clarence of Wellsburg; son David (Kelly) Geerdes of Union; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother Wayne (Blanche) Beasley, of Marshalltown.