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Janet Elaine Speer

Aug 29, 2013

Janet Elaine Speer, 75, of Elkader, passed away Monday, August 26, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids. She was born October 25, 1937, in Fairfield, Iowa, to Theodore and Wilma (Manning) Cassabaum. Janet graduated from Fairfield High School.

She retired from Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids.

Survivors include five daughters, Debra (Rick) Gordon of Houston, TX, Marty Meyer of Elkader, Lori Daly of Wappingers Falls, NY, Judy (Chip Thompson) Groenwald of Newton, Kelley Stagg of Houston, TX; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Carolyn (Kenneth) Heston of Ankeny, Nancy (Lou) Dermody of Seminole, FL, Linda Winton of Vancouver, WA; sister-in-law, Deanna Mysak of Marion; several nieces and nephews and many friends.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Richard Cassabaum and son-in-law, Allen Meyer.

Leonard Funeral Home of Elkader is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left with www.leonardfuneralhomes.com.

Memorial Service: 11:00 am Friday, August 30, 2013, at the First Congregational Church in Elkader with Rev. Jerry Chase officiating.

Inurnment: Private Family inurnment at Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Fairfield, Iowa

Visitation: 9 am until 11:00 am Friday, August 30, 2013, at the First Congregational Church in Elkader.

-Paid obituary-

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