May 31 1928 April 20 2019
Zella Mae (Hurst) Alpers May 31, 1928 – April 20, 2019 Share this obituary Sign Guestbook| View Guestbook Entries| Send Sympathy Card VINTON: Zella M. (Hurst) Alpers, age 90, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Virginia Gay Nursing and Rehab in Vinton. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vinton with Rev. Stephen Preus officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 PM, Tuesday at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel (212 E 6th Street) in Vinton. Interment will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Vinton. Zella was born on May 31, 1928 in Vinton, the daughter of Archie and Helen (Williams) Hurst. She graduated from Lincoln High School in Vinton. On July 31, 1947, Zella married Dale Alpers in Vinton. The couple lived in Vinton until moving to Williamsburg in 1964. Zella worked at the Landmark in Williamsburg as a cook for almost 30 years. Following their retirement in 1983, they returned to Vinton. In retirement, Zella and Dale traveled all over the continental United States in their RV, working for the Laborers of Christ, remodeling or building churches. In her leisure, Zella loved to crochet, and pass her creations on to friends and family. She is survived by her sons, Duane D. (Danielle) Alpers of Windsor Heights, Drew D. (Sheryl) Alpers of Billings, MT, and Daryl D. (Colleen) Alpers of Cedar Rapids; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Bonnie (Larry) Roster of Vinton, and Karen (Jerry) Tennyson of Rowley. Zella was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Dale; and her sister Glenith Slager. Online condolences may be left at www.phillipsfuneralhomes.com SERVICES Visitation Tuesday, April 23, 2019 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Phillips Funeral Home – Vinton 212 East Sixth Street Vinton, Iowa 52349 Get Directions on Google Maps Funeral Service Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Trinity Lutheran Church 1002 East 13th Street Vinton, Iowa 52349 Get Directions on Google Maps Graveside Service Wednesday, April 24, 2019 11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Evergreen Cemetery 1002 East 10th Street Vinton, Iowa 52349 Get Directions on Google Maps Reception Wednesday, April 24, 2019 11:45 AM Trinity Lutheran Church 1002 East 13th Street Vinton, Iowa 52349 Get Directions on Google Maps Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Zella Mae Hurst Alpers May 31 1928 April 20 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Vinton, state: Iowa