Florence Anna List, 89 years old, of Granville, IA, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, IA.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville with Rev. Richard Ball officiating. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Granville. Friends may call anytime after 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2, 2009. There will be a parish rosary at 5 p.m., and vigil prayer service at 7 p.m., all at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville.
Florence was born Sept. 16, 1920, at rural Remsen, IA, the daughter of Peter & Katherine (Thiel) Christoffel. She was raised in the Remsen area. She attended both rural and St. Mary Catholic School at Remsen. Florence then did domestic work in the area.
On Sept. 24, 1940 she married Melvin List at Remsen. They made their home on the family farm near Granville, which they operated until retiring on the farm in 1981. It became a century farm in 1983. Melvin died July 17, 2002.
Florence was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and church guild, Past member of The Catholic Daughters of America.
Survivors include; Three sons; James List & his wife Mary Ann of LeMars, IA, Joseph List & his wife Tami of Granville, John List of Sheldon, IA; Eleven daughters; Dorothy Porter & her husband Ed, Barbara Kreber & her husband Ken all of Sioux City, Julie Phillips & her husband Bob of Merrill, IA, Annette Pottebaum & her husband Marvin of Remsen, Donna Mai & her husband James of LeMars, IA, Mary Hohn & her husband Roland of Wahoo, NE, Trudi List & her husband J.D. Clemens of Somerset West, South Africa, Cindy Klein & her husband Mark of Granville, Pauline Jonas & her husband Pat of Palm Bay, FL, Audrey Doolittle & her husband Bill of Wichita, KS, Brenda Bodensteiner & her husband Kevin of Fairbank, IA; 53) Grandchildren; 71) Great-grandchildren; Three sisters-in-law, Esther Reuter of Saulk Center, MN, Helen Brady of Marcus, IA, Mildred Ruden & her husband Eldon of LeMars, IA; One brother-in-law, Ray List & his wife Charmaine of Granville.
Preceded by: her parents, One granddaughter, Gina Eddleman, Two sisters, Phyllis Colling & her husband Norbert, Mary Kemp & her husband Al; Four Brothers, Henry Christoffel & his wife Sonia, Raymond Christoffel & his wife Alva, James Christoffel & his wife Bernadine, William Christoffel & his wife Lucille. One sister-in-law, Edith Delperdang & her husband Gerald. Two brothers-in-law, Lawrence Brady, Melvin Reuter.
Casket Bearers will be, John List, Christopher Klein, Travis Schulte, Kevin Kreber, Nicklas List, Steve Pottebaum.