Iola M. Wyant

Iola M. Wyant, 89, of Cedar Falls, died Sunday, October 30, 2005, at her daughter's home in Waterloo of natural causes.

She was born October 12, 1916, at Dayton, North Dakota, daughter of Alexander and Anna Crawford Bellamy.  She married Roy Wyant.  He died November 14, 1975.

Mrs. Wyant was a health care provider for many years and was a cook at the University of Northern Iowa for eight years, retiring in 1976

Survivors include:  eight sons, Gordon Fraser, Kenneth (Marilyn), Gary (Polly), Larry (Sherry) and Richard (Nancy) Wyant, all of Waterloo, John Fraser of Victoria, British Colombia, Canada, Carl (Judy) and Michael (Paula) Wyant, both of Evansdale; six daughters, Arliss (James) Hamilton of Cedar Falls, Darlene (Harvey) Wiebenga of Fulton, Illinois., Ann Dreckman of Akron, Ohio, Wanda (Walter) Basler of St. John, Indiana, Marilyn (Mike) Argabright of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Edna (Kenneth) Huntley of Waterloo; a stepson, Lyle (Beryl) Wyant of Knoxville, Tennessee; a stepdaughter, Lois Jane Kirk-Schwake (Chuck Vondracek) of Evansdale; forty-seven grandchildren, ninety-eight great-grandchildren and thirteen great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Delbert Bellamy of British Colombia, Kenneth (Nita) Bellamy of Seattle, Washington, and Robert (Betty) Bellamy of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; and two sisters, Edna (Carmen) Slind of Saskatoon and Erleen (Robert) Goudreau of Prince George, British Colombia, Canada.

Preceded in death by:  two sons, Alvin Neal and James; two stepsons, Bill and Art Wyant; four grandchildren; a sister, Dulcie Squires; and four brothers, Cecil, Ronald, Glenn, and Gamett Bellamy.

Services:  10:30 a.m. Thursday at Living Water Church of the Nazarene, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home and for an hour before services Thursday at the church.  Memorials: may be directed to the church.

Copyright Waterloo Courier, November 1, 2005, Page A8.


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