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Iva Lea Faulkner

May 23, 1929 - October 5, 2019
From: Spencer, IA
Iva Lea Faulkner

Iva Lea Faulkner

Born: May 23, 1929
Died: October 5, 2019
Age: 90

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     Iva Lea Faulkner, the daughter of Lee and Alice (Lawler) Johnson, was born May 23, 1929, in Dickens, IA. She was raised and received her early education in the Dickens, Gillett Grove, Greenville and Rossie areas, graduating from Greenville-Rossie High School.

     Iva Married Darrell Faulkner on September 20, 1948, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA. They lived in Colorado for 10 years, where Iva worked in a paint factory, before moving back to Spencer in the early 1970’s. She worked at Witco for 18 years before retiring in 1996. Iva loved to garden, read and spend time with her grandchildren.

     Iva passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at the Ruthven Care Center at the age of 90. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Darrell in 2002; her daughter, Karen Mars; 3 sisters: Leona Hurt, Gladys Nissen, and Opal Johnston; 2 brothers: John Johnson and Donald Johnson and 2 sons-in-law: Cecil Mars and Paul Clark.

     Left to cherish her memory are 3 daughters: Virginia Clark of Oregon City, OR, Joyce Faulkner of Julesburg, CO and Shirley Millard and her husband, Jeff of Spencer, IA; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; other relatives; and many friends.

Funeral services will take place 10:00 A.M., Friday, October 11, at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.
Pastor Lee Laaveg
Steven Clark
Darrell Faulkner
Richard Jafvert
Shaun Mars
Heather Clark
Rebecca Faulkner
Visitation will take place Thursday, October 10, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer, starting at 5:00 P.M., with family present from 5-7:00.
"Old Rugged Cross"
"Amazing Grace"
"Butterfly Kisses"
"Little Brown Church"
Riverside Cemetery
Spencer, Iowa


Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 8:10 AM
“I am so sorry to hear about Iva you all have my deepest sympathy she was a sweet lady that I will miss I enjoyed all our visits , taking care of her and doing activities with her we had many laughs and had so much fun !! ”
- Lori Hazelett
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 8:10 AM
“Very Sorry for your loss. I have heard a lot about this amazing woman I am honored to have known Karen and my love for her and her family extends to you all. Sending lots of love, Stacey. ”
- Stacey Jepson
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 11:24 AM
“RIP my beautiful Grandma! There are some that bring a light so GREAT to the world that even after they have gone the LIGHT remains. Shine on my Beautiful Grandma ! ”
- Kelly Gardner
Monday, October 7, 2019 at 8:22 AM
“So very sorry for your loss- losing your mother is the hardest!!! God bless you all ”
- Shirley Dykshoorn
Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 9:32 PM
“I am sorry for your loss.”
- Katrina Howard
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