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Adella C. Hoeger


Adella C. Hoeger died on Feb. 23, 2018, at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital, Guttenberg, Iowa, following a brief illness.
Adella Catherine Hoeger was born Feb. 4, 1922, at rural Luxemburg, the daughter of Joseph and Irene (Menke) Hermsen. She married Albert Hoeger on April 29, 1943, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Luxemburg. They farmed in the Garnavillo area until retirement. Albert passed away on Nov. 12, 1985. Adella lived at the Tower Living Center in Garnavillo for the past two years. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, served in several offices of St. Joseph parish over the years, and enjoyed her card-playing friends. Adella loved her family and enjoyed a good shopping trip.
Adella is survived by her son, Roland (Rosie) Hoeger of St. Olaf; three daughters, Annette (Don) Chaapel of Delhi, JoAnn (Jim) Hawkins of Dyersville and Carole Beebe of Cedar Rapids; 10 grandchildren, Jim (Mary) Hoeger of Cedar Rapids, Al (Sara) Hoeger of Cedar Rapids, Karen (Wayne) Zuercher of Guttenberg, Mary Kay Kirgis of Cedar Rapids, Jeff (Nikole) Hoeger of Garnavillo, Susie (Eric) Kraciun of Walford, Jody (Wendy) Hawkins of Garnavillo, Jackie (Jamie) Hawkins-Keck of Manchester, Pam (Tony) Grover of Iowa City and Brett Johnson of Mount Pleasant; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Adella is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and son-in-law, Lyman Beebe.
Arrangements are being handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, 1 S. Industrial Park Rd., Garnavillo, Iowa, where the family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26. Funeral service will be at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, with Marvin Bries officiating. Interment will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Garnavillo, Iowa.