Edith Alberta Lapour, 96

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Edith Alberta Lapour, 96, of Marshalltown, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.

Funeral services for Edith will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Iowa Veterans Home Chapel in Marshalltown. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service starting at 10:00 a.m. Memorials may be directed to the Iowa Veterans Home. For more information or to send a condolence, please visit www.mitchellfh.com or call 641-844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Edith and her family.

Edith Funke was born on February 14, 1921, in State Center to Albert and Emma Krausman Funke. She graduated from State Center High School. In June of 1957, Edith was united in marriage to Eugene Lapour in Des Moines. She had worked for Stone’s Restaurant before marriage and then babysat for many young children when she was older. Edith enjoyed quilting, cross-stitch, crafts, watching Sunday morning political shows on TV and was a fan of both the Chicago Cubs and Iowa Hawkeyes.

Edith is survived by her children: Debra (Steve) Kennedy, of Aurora, Colorado, Steve Lapour, of Lincoln, Nebraska, Diane (Donnie) Krause, of Alexandria, Virginia, Pamela LaPour, of Urbandale, Iowa, Janine (Kenneth) Brown, of Huntsville, Alabama and Terry (Jan) LaPour, of Overland Park, Kansas. Grandchildren: Ryan Brown and Jason Brown, of Huntsville, Alabama and Keith Krause and Samantha Krause, of Alexandria, Virginia. She is also survived by her brother Robert Funke and brother-in-law, Wesley Linhart, both, of Marshalltown as well as many nieces and nephews.

Edith is preceded in death by her husband Eugene, parents, three sisters and four brothers.