Sunday, October 25, 2009

Jeanette Cecil (October 20, 2009)

Jeanette Cecil, 77, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa formerly of Arcanum, died Tuesday, October 20, 2009, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy. Jeanette was born October 26, 1931 at home in Hollansburg, to the late Norman "Red" and Edith (Miller) Irelan. Although she only had a high school education, she rose to be the Vice President of Trust at Key Bank in Dayton, OH, retiring in 1996. Jeanette was an avid reader, sometimes reading several books a week. She belonged to several card groups and the Red Hat Society. She loved traveling throughout the United Stated and Europe, especially to visit with her children and grandchildren. In recent years, she volunteered at Mercy Medical Center. Jeanette was preceded in death by her brother Richard Irelan and Sister Shirley Long. She is survived by children, Col. David Sarver and wife Helen of Spokane, WA, Michael Sarver and wife Margi of Newport Coast, CA, and Carol Trask of Cedar Rapids; sister Karen Via of Marathon, WI; and five grandchildren, Robert and Megan Sarver, Michael, Kelly and Ian Trask; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Inurnment at the convenience of the Family in Hollansburg Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of donor’s choice.