Edna A. Watters, 87, of Swaledale, died on Monday, June 22, 2020, at her home.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 305 Elm Street E in Rockwell.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Monday, June 29, 2020, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with a Scriptural wake service beginning at 6:30 p.m. followed by a time of sharing.
Interment will be held in the Pleasant Valley Township Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to MercyOne North Iowa Hospice, 232 2nd St SE, Mason City, IA 50401.
Edna Agnes Watters was born on August 17, 1932, on a farm in Tennyson, Wisconsin, the daughter of Peter and Odelia “Delia” (Wiest) Rupp. She married Carleton Watters on June 6, 1953, at St. Rose church in Cuba City, Wisconsin. He preceded her in death on June 26, 1994.
Edna enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren and also babysitting. In her free time, she loved to cook and bake. Carleton and Edna created many fond memories while camping with family and friends. More recently, Edna enjoyed spending winters in Texas with special friend, Bob.
Survivors include three sons: Danny (Bernie) Watters, David Watters, Steve (Brenda) Watters; daughter: Teresa (Gary) Jochimsen; sister: Dorothy Puls, AZ; brother: Ambrose (Lois) Rupp, WI; ten grandchildren: Carl, DeWayne, Rachael, Andrea, Brent, Mindi, Jesse, Jake, Kelsey, and Gina; and seventeen great-grandchildren; special friend Bob Brood.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Peter and Odelia Rupp; husband: Carleton Watters; sister: Leila Brink; two brothers: Louis and leonard Rupp; four sisters-in-law: Hazel Rupp, Marie Rupp, Gloria Rupp, and Louise Rupp; two brothers-in-law: Willard Brink and Odo Puls; daughter-in-law: Deb Watters.