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May Ann Gilmore


May Ann Gilmore, 89, died Sunday, June 3, 2018, at her home following a sudden illness. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Anamosa, with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. Msgr. Richard Funke will officiate at the services. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Anamosa Ambulance Service or St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
She is survived by four children, Elaine Lint, Donna (Russ) Collier, Richard (Dr. Robin Plattenberger-Gilmore) and Dave (Mona) Gilmore; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a grandson, Brett Goldsmith; a son-in-law, Mike Lint; her twin brother; two sisters; and two brothers.
May Ann Holub was born March 21, 1929, at Prairieburg, Iowa. She was the daughter of John and Rosie Fousek Holub. May Ann received her education in the Anamosa schools. She married Dale Gilmore on June 25, 1948, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Prairieburg. The couple farmed near Anamosa until 1978 when they built a new home in Anamosa. Dale preceded her in death on April 25, 1985. May Ann worked at the Anamosa Care Center as a cook and in the laundry department for many years.
May Ann was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and the Wapsianna Garden Club. She loved to play cards, garden and bake. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and attending all their many events.