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Venita Hebdon


Venita A. Hebdon, age 91, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at Prairie Hills, Clinton. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 19, at Pape Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Kent Schreiber, Beth Dierks, Jayson Hebdon Sr., Jayson Hebdon Jr., Joseph Hebdon, Tessa Hebdon, Pam Norman and Karissa Wilfong. Following the graveside service, a lunch will follow at the Clysar (DuPont Pavilion). Online condolences can be left at www.papefh.com.
She was born April 19, 1926, in Charlotte, Iowa, to Claus and Theresa (Nissen) Dau. She married Dennis Hebdon on June 28, 1944, in Clinton, Iowa. Dennis passed away on April 21, 1997. She worked at A.C. Nielsen for over 20 years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of Community Congregational Church. Venita enjoyed fishing, especially trips to Minnesota and Canada, camping and crocheting.
Survivors include daughter, Sharon (Alan) Dierks of Camanche; son, Dennis (Katie) Hebdon of Cedar Rapids; four grandchildren, Stacy Lynn Hebdon of Minneapolis, Minn., Jayson (Carol) Hebdon of Robins, Iowa, Brenda (Kent) Schreiber of Miles, Iowa, and Beth (Pam Norman) Dierks of Clinton; six great-grandchildren, Jayson Hebdon Jr., Joseph Hebdon, Tessa Hebdon, Karissa Wilfong, Vincent Schreiber and Wyatt Schreiber. She was preceded in death by her husband; three sisters; and a brother.
Memorials may be given to Community Congregational Church, Prairie Hills of Clinton, or Camp Courageous of Iowa, P.O. Box 418, 12007 190th St., Monticello, IA 52310-0418.