Mabel I. Purdy

Jun 21, 2020
Purdy, Mabel


Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 AM Friday June 26, 2020 at The American Lutheran Church in La Porte City


1 hour prior to the service at the Church


West View Cemetery, La Porte City, IA.


May be directed to the family


Mabel I. Purdy, 95 of La Porte City, died Sunday, June 21, 2020 at La Porte City Specialty Care. She was born on August 30, 1924 in Iowa City, the daughter of Belle Riggle, raised by Amy and Ira Harmon.

She married Clifford L. Purdy on December 13, 1941 in Lancaster, MO. He preceded her in death on May 2, 1977.

Mabel worked at several places in La Porte City over the years including Byam’s Five and Dime, Foss’s Eggs, and the Coast to Coast. She was a member of the American Lutheran Church in La Porte City. She enjoyed bowling, crocheting, embroidery, and spending time with her family.

Survivors include: daughter, Diane Neuman of La Porte City; two Sons, Lee Purdy of La Porte City, and Gary (Nicki) Purdy of Mount Auburn; eight grandchildren; sixteen great- grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and seven step great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister Shirley Buttolph; brother-in-law Donald Buttolph; son-in-law Jerry Neuman; and daughter-in-law Marilyn Purdy.

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  1. Barb Turner | Jun 24, 2020
    So sorry for your loss. 
  2. Pamela Clark | Jun 24, 2020
    I'm so sorry to hear about your Mom Diane !! Prayers go out to you and your families !!❤
  3. Susan Kruckenberg | Jun 23, 2020
    My Deepest condolences upon the loss of your mother.
  4. Susan Kruckenberg | Jun 23, 2020

    Deepest condolences upon your loss.


  5. Rhonda Kruckenberg | Jun 22, 2020


    We send our sincerest condolances for the loss of your mom.

    Bruce and Rhonda Kruckenberg

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