Meralda A. “Babe” Hansel, 86, of Elkader, died January 28, 2014, at University Hospitals in Iowa City.
Survivors include her children, Kevin (Roxi) Vorwald of West Union, Randi (Janene) Vorwald of Elgin, Nancy (David) Dennler of Elkader and Kim Vorwald of Elkader; five grandchildren, Brandi (Jeff) Burrow, Brynn Vorwald all of West Union, Beth (Cory) Rood of Petersburg, Kylie (Kimberly) Vorwald of Decorah and Tannor Vorwald of Cresco; eight great grandchildren, Tylen, Jace, Cael, Ayden, Rowen Burrow, Rhyker Klatt, Karver Vorwald and Oliver Rood.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elkader.
Visitation: 4 to 7 pm Friday, January 31, 2014, at Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader and after 10 am until mass time on Saturday at the church
Burial will follow at church cemetery.
Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.leonardfuneralhomes.com