Merriem M. Gast, 95

Merriem M. Gast, 95, of Iowa Falls, Iowa, formerly of Steamboat Rock, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Hansen Family Hospital in Iowa Falls. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral service 10:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Steamboat Rock. Burial will follow at the Steamboat Rock Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be made at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com

Merriem is survived by her son Roger G. (Mary) Gast, of Waterloo, IA; daughter Sheryll (Duane) Skidmore, of Colfax, Iowa; 4 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.