Dear Aunt Leona may you rest In peace after a long period of health challenges. Your family loves you and will miss you! Love, Your Niece Diana
LEONA M. GERELS
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Leona M. Gerels, 73, of Muscatine, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at Lutheran Living.
Leona was born on May 11, 1948, in Muscatine, the daughter of Sherman and Georgiana Kerr Gerels Sr. She married Rodney Farrell on September of 1982. He preceded her in death.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.wittichfuneralhome.com.
A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, in the Island Cemetery. Reverend Dave McIntosh will officiate. Pallbearers will be Leona's family.
Leona enjoyed crocheting and was active in bible study at church. She loved spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her sister, Betty Zorn of Muscatine; and many nieces and nephews.
Leona is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Erick Lee Gerels; and her siblings, Ruby Telsrow, Joe Gerels, Shirley Bierman, Sherman (John) Gerels, Darlene Miller, and two infant twin sisters.
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