Obituaries

Kathleen I. Raney

May 28, 2019
Raney, Kathleen

Services

10:30 am on Monday, June 3, 2019 at Grace Reformed Church in Waterloo

Visitation

2:00 - 4:00 pm on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at Kearns Funeral Service, Kimball Chapel

Cemetery

Geneseo Methodist Church Cemetery

Memorials

To Grace Reformed Church

Biography

Kathleen I. Raney, age 89, of Cedar Falls and formerly of Evansdale, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at MercyOne Sartori Hospital in Cedar Falls.

She was born October 6, 1929 in Buckingham, daughter of James and Kuturah (Dancer) Speer. 

She attended Waterloo East High School. 

Kathleen married Marlin “Mike” Raney on December 27, 1947 in La Porte City; he preceded her in death on February 23, 2000. 

She worked as an aid at Schoitz/Covenant Hospital for over 30 years.  

Kathleen was a lifetime member of the Reformed Church in America, belonging to First Reformed Church in Evansdale and most currently attending Grace Reformed Church. 

Survived by four daughters, Barbara Steveson Firestone, CO, Susan Jones of Thornton, CO, Diane Shaner of Evansdale, and Janet Raney of Waterloo; a son, Michael (Vicki) Raney of Elk Run Heights; seven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Carol of Minnesota and Beverly of Waterloo. 

Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Mike; and two sisters, Lois and Shirley. 
 

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  1. Teresa (Fuller Shere & Daniel | May 29, 2019
     So sorry for your loss!! We would have been to the service but have to be out of town . May god be with all of the family! 
  2. Cheryl (Dewater) Helgeson | May 28, 2019
    Sorry for the loss of your mother. I knew her from when I went to First Reformed Church in Evansdale. May she rest in peace.
  3. Pam Van Vleck | May 28, 2019
    Sorry for your loss! Kathleen was an amazing woman. Such a positive, sweet person inside and out. She had a great impact on me through First Reformed Church. What an amazing singer as well. She will be greatly missed! Sending thoughts and prayers.

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