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Anita Minnis

June 25, 1926 July 28, 2019
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Anita Minnis, age 93, of Riceville, Iowa passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at the Stacyville Community Nursing Home.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Osage Alliance Church in Osage, Iowa.  Friends may call from 4:00–7:00 pm at Lindstrom Funeral Home in Riceville and again one hour prior to services at the church in Osage. 

Anita Mae Minnis was born in Riceville, Iowa on June 25, 1926 the daughter of Clyde and Velma (Root) Swancutt.  She attended Riceville Schools graduating in 1944.  Taking normal training classes, she received a teaching certificate and taught at Burr Oak #7 for a year.  Anita also worked at the Montgomery Ward Store in Mason City, in the fashion department. 

She married Roger Minnis at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa on August 19, 1945.  She spent her life as a great mother, homemaker and a farming partner.   She prepared many lunches for the men that worked for them on the farm, never a lunch without homemade cookies. 

She loved her David Community Church and served as the secretary since 1991.  Anita enjoyed cooking, baking and hosting family dinners.  She also loved spending time in her garden and watching her glad bulbs grow. Anita’s family was very important to her.  Her time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandson were treasured blessings in her life. 

Anita is preceded in death by her parents, her husband. Roger of 69 years, a brother, Lloyd, a sister in law, a niece and a great niece. 

She is survived by a son, Leland (Nancy) Minnis, a daughter Iris (Gary) Baxter, grandchildren Karrie, Kevin (Kim), Kelly (Rose), Rick (Floy) and Rod (Mindi), 8 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

2

Aug

4:00 PM 8/2/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/2/2019 7:00:00 PM
Lindstrom Funeral Home - Riceville

401 East Main Street
Riceville, IA 50466

Lindstrom Funeral Home - Riceville
401 East Main Street Riceville 50466 IA
United States

Visitation

Saturday

3

Aug

10:00 AM 8/3/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/3/2019 11:00:00 AM
Osage Alliance Church

726 State St
Osage, IA 50461

Osage Alliance Church
726 State St Osage 50461 IA
United States

Service

Saturday

3

Aug

11:00 AM 8/3/2019 11:00:00 AM
Osage Alliance Church

726 State St
Osage, IA 50461

Osage Alliance Church
726 State St Osage 50461 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Riverside Final Resting Place

201 Riverside Drive
Riceville, IA 50466

201 Riverside Drive Riceville 50466 IA
United States
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