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Lily Dorothea (Barta) Riexinger


Lily Dorothea (Barta) Riexinger was born June 15, 1924, in rural Benton County, Iowa, daughter of Amel and Dorothea (Jungklaus) Barta. On March 1, 1941, Lily and Harry Riexinger were married in Lancaster, Mo. Lily and Harry enjoyed playing cards with friends, traveling, rock hunting, camping and being with family. Lily was a hard worker and her arthritic joints proved that. She hosted many holiday dinners in their home until the grandkids started having children and outgrew their two-bedroom home.
Lily Dorothea (Barta) Riexinger died on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Sunnycrest Nursing Home at the age of 94. Those preceding her in death include her parents; all six of her siblings; her husband, Harry, in 1992; a daughter, Cathy, in infancy in 1948; son-in-law Mike Schlotterback in 1990; and great-great-granddaughter, Isabella, in 2008. Lily is survived by her two daughters: Connie Schlotterback of Dysart and Carol Hilton of Marengo; five grandchildren, Mike (Kathie) Schlotterback of Marion, Lori Stratton of Ladora, Rance (Laura) Hilton of Marengo, Mark (Robyn) Schlotterback of Dysart, and Michelle (Al) Roberts of Clear Lake; nine great-grandchildren, Krystal Hardwick, Kelon (Michaela) Hardwick and Karl (Kayla) Schlotterback, all of Dysart, Brian Stratton of Ladora, Heather (Galen) Stratton of Yale, Levi Hilton of Marengo, Lucas (Vanessa) Hilton of Montezuma, Lindsie Schlotterback of Raleigh, N.C., and Cora (Jake) Heusing of Marion; four great-great-grandchildren, Karter and Journi Hardwick, Kyra and Koraline Schlotterback, and two more great-great-grandchildren on the way.
Visitation: Zion Lutheran Church: 800 S. Main St., Dysart, IA, 52224, on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Service: Zion Lutheran Church: 800 S. Main St., Dysart, IA, 52224, on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at 10:30 a.m.
Burial at Dysart Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the family. Overton Funeral Home in Dysart is making the arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.overtonfuneralhomes.com.