Edeltrud "Adel" Anna Stoffel, 99 of Davenport and formerly of Remsen, IA passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 at Kahl Home in Davenport, IA.
Memorial Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen, IA, with Rev William McCarthy officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen.
Adel was born August 27, 1916 in Remsen, IA the daughter of John and Rosina (Wess) Ahmann. She was raised and educated in Remsen graduating from Remsen St. Mary’s High School in 1934. Adel was one of the oldest living graduates of St. Mary’s at the time of her passing. Adel then attended beauty school in Sioux City and was a hair stylist in LeMars prior to her marriage.
She was united in marriage to John (Jack) Scharff on August 27, 1941. Jack passed away in 1957. Adel married John (Jack) Stoffel in 1960. Jack passed away in 1993.
Adel was a wonderful mother and loving friend to many. She was known for her quick wit and great sense of humor. Adel was a skilled seamstress, enjoyed flower gardening, golf and spending time with family. Adel lived a full, happy and active life.
Those left to honor her memory includes her sons; Peter (Kathy) Scharff of Remsen, IA, Joseph (Dona) Scharff of Sugar Grove, IL, Daniel (Mary Lynn) Stoffel of Morrow, OH. Daughters; Mary (Robert) McInnis of Bettendorf, IA, Anne Scharff of Davenport, IA, Eleven grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and a special friend George Finch.
She was preceeded by her parents, her husbands; son Jack Scharff, brothers Norbert, Edgar and Casey Ahmann.