My sympathy to Cindy's family. We became friends when she worked at Grace and I worked at First Pres. and were involved in the Church Secretaries Group She was always such a pleasant gal.
CYNTHIA A. KAUFFMAN
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Cynthia A. Kauffman, 79, of Muscatine, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at SunnyBrook.
Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021, at the Grace Lutheran Church. Reverend Susan Bantz will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association or Hospice Compassus. Online condolences may be made at www.wittichfuneralhome.com.
Cynthia was born on September 16, 1941, in Faribault County in Minnesota, the daughter of Earl and Gertrude Simmons Thompson. She married Russell Gail Kauffman on November 25, 1960, in Elmore Minnesota.
She worked as a secretary for West Middle School, Area Education Agency, and later for Grace Lutheran Church.
Cynthia was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church. She enjoyed reading, doing puzzles, traveling and being around people.
She is survived by her children, Katherine K. Ternes and her husband, Tim, of Iowa City, Gregory G. Kauffman and his wife, Judy, of Muscatine, Melissa L. Fourneau and her husband, Ismael, of Muscatine; eight grandchildren, Cody Kauffman, Whitney Leza, Chad Hunter, JD Hunter, Michael Hunter, Neal Ternes, Sidney Rudolph, and Olivia Fourneau; 12 great-grandchildren; and her brother, Philip Thompson of Pipestone, Minnesota.
Cynthia is preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Mary Richardson and Janice Ehrich.
The Boy Scouts of Troop 127 and 1127 will miss you and your sense of humor at our January Sunday afternoon board games. You helped create some great memories for us! You will be missed!
Thoughts and prayers to all. Rest in peace Cindy.
Cyndy was my first cousin and we grew up together -- many great memories -- an original from day one -- she will be missed.
Bettye and Bob Richardson
Cyndi was good friends with my mom Diane Patterson,and a good friend too. Will be keeping her family in my thoughts and prayers.
Cyndy and my mom Roberta Diercks were good friends and I was blessed to get to know her as well. She always had an ornery smile. RIP sweet friend.
Our thoughts & prayers are with your family during this time.
Mary & Frank Best
Missy & Family - Please accept our condolences on your loss. Cindy always had a smile and knew how to brighten the day.
Our deepest sympathies in the loss of Cindy - mother, grandmother & great grandmother. Praying that the Lord will comfort you with a lifetime of good memories.
Perry & Arlene Stenzel
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