Edith M. Keilholtz, 72, of Monticello, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family. A visitation will be Friday, May 12, at 9:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Monticello. Funeral services will follow at 10:30 a.m. Graveside services will be in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery at 1:30 p.m., where military rites will be accorded.
Edith was born Oct. 23, 1944, the daughter of Ernie and Flossie (Scott) Baker. She was a homemaker and taught Sunday school, and loved to sing in the choir.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Larry; and sister, Lois.
Left to cherish Edith's memories are her husband of 47 years, Dick Keilholtz; children, Melissa (Todd) Mather-Yock and Rich (Tabitha) Keilholtz; six grandchildren, Brandon, Regan, Maddie, Wyatt, Maddox and Danielle (Timmy); one great-grandchild on the way; two brothers, Tom and Frank; and two sisters, Janet and Betty.
Edith was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her, as she truly was an amazing woman.
Donations in Edith's honor may be directed to DAV Transportation at the VA in Iowa City. Office No. 1 E 07B, 601 Hwy 6 West, Iowa City, IA 52246 or Above and Beyond Hospice in Monticello.
Heartfelt thanks to everyone at Above & Beyond Hospice, especially the Rev. Ed, Sarah, Marcia, Leanne, McKenzie and Maddie. Special thanks to Lu at Right at Home.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.cedarmemorial.com under Obituaries.