Service: 10 a.m. Thursday, July 15, Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, funeral home. Burial: Cedar Bethel Cemetery. Online condolences: www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Peggy Joyce Burmeister Wear, 64, Muscatine, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2010, at the All American Care Center in Muscatine.
Casketbearers will be Nathan Beckman, Cody Burmeister, Timmy Gingerich, Darik Burmeister, Isiah Reid, Brian Alloway, Jr., Brian Alloway, Sr. and Randy Ziehl.
Following the interment a time of food and fellowship will be held at the First Baptist Church, Muscatine.
A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in her name.
Mrs. Wear was born Feb. 2, 1946, in Conesville, the daughter of Leo R. and Viola Mae (Stratton) Wagner.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed playing games, cards, collecting knick-knacks and most of all loved spending time with her family and raising her children and grandchildren.
She will be deeply missed by her children, Kevin Burmeister and wife, Diane of Savannah, Mo., Keith Burmeister of Mediapolis, Kurt Burmeister of Grandview and Kenneth Burmeister and wife, Danielle of Conesville; 12 grandchildren, Cody and Nathan, Tabitha and Timothy, Darik, Bryce and Colton, Brandon, Amber, Kelsey, Kinsey and Kyler; three great-grandchildren, Cheyenne, Zaden and Katelynn; siblings, Bob Wagner of Muscatine, Juanita Lobdell of Davenport, David Wagner of Muscatine, Mona Alloway of Wapello, Donna Alloway of Muscatine, Marilyn Brockert of Toolsboro, Margaret Mesecher of Wapello, Patty Adcock and husband, Duane of Muscatine, Randy Wagner and wife, Lesa of Muscatine and Kerry Ziehl and husband, Ron of Muscatine and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Kathy McCullough and three siblings, Harriette Bass, Jack Wagner and Sharon Stevens.