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Agnes Ina Weishaar 1913-2009

Oct 15, 2009


Funeral service for Agnes Ina Weishaar of Ayrshire was Saturday, Oct. 10, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ayrshire. Celebrant was the Rev. Peter Nguyen.

Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Ayrshire. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Weishaar died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, at Palo Alto County Hospital, Emmetsburg. She was 96.

Agnes Ina Weishaar was born July 9, 1913, in St. Michael, NE, the daughter of Albert and Margaret (Kyne)?Kenyon. The family moved to Turin before settling near Ayrshire. Ina graduated from Ayrshire High School and attended Iowa State Teachers College where she received her teaching degree.

On June 23, 1945, Ina and Leonard Weishaar were married in Mallard. Ina taught country school for a few years before going to teach at South Clay Community School.

Ina was a devoted member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Altar Society. She was a 4-H?leader and member of the Great Oak Township Homemakers for many years.

Ina and Leonard enjoyed square dancing and ballroom dancing. She loved playing bridge and was a member of the Ayrshire Bridge Club and played in the Palo Alto County Hospital Auxiliary card marathon.

Ina had great pride in watching her grandchildren as they played outside at the farm. She will be remembered by her great grandchildren as “Farm Grandma.”

Surviving are her children, Lois (Dennis) Dotson of Milford, Donna Weishaar of West Des Moines, Darrel Weishaar of Ayrshire and Gary (Kay)?Weishaar of Perry; grandchildren and great grandchildren, Brad and Heather Dotson and their children Eli, Olivia and Isaac; Mitch and Andrea Dotson and their children, Jordan, Michael, Jenna and Wyatt; Jill Dotson; Amanda Dotson; Jessie and Kelly VanDeWalle; Layton Weishaar; Alyse Weishaar; and Etan Weishaar. Also surviving is a brother, Kenneth Kenyon.

Mrs. Weishaar was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son,?Leo; her husband, Leonard; two sisters, Erma Kenyon and Eileen Molitor; and two brothers, Ed and Lyle Kenyon. Condolences can be left at www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com