OTTUMWA — G. Frances Weieneth, 89, of Ottumwa, died at 12:30 a.m. December 9, 2013 at Vista Woods Care Center.
She was born April 18, 1924 in Centerville, IA to Everett L. and Zelma Vaught Shiltz. She married John F. Weieneth on July 20, 1947. He preceded her in death on December 29, 1981.
Frances was a graduate of Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Des Moines, and had attended University of Iowa and the University of Minnesota. She had worked for 36 years as an industrial nurse at John Deere Ottumwa Works, retiring in 1982.
She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Altar & Rosary Society, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Ottumwa Women's Club, and John Deere Ladies Retirees.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father Patrick Hilgendorf presiding. Burial will be in Sunset Rest Cemetery in Northwood, IA. on Monday.
Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home. The rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with a Christian Wake to follow. The family will be present until 7 p.m. Friday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church or Hospice serving Wapello and Davis Counties, 927 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Ottumwa, IA 52501.