Nieta Pearl Huerter

Posted November 14, 2012 at 1:57 pm


Oct. 21, 1922 – Nov. 10, 2012

Neita Pearl Huerter, age 90, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at her home.

  Visitation will be Friday evening, Nov. 16, from 3-8 p.m. at Goettsch Funeral Home in Anamosa. A scripture service will be held at the start of visitation, at 3 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Anamosa. Father Tony Kruse will officiate at the service. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Anamosa.

  Neita Pearl Huerter was born Oct. 21, 1922 in rural Anamosa. She was the daughter of Arthur and Zella Johnson Meeks. She was a 1940 graduate of Anamosa High School. On Sept. 8, 1945, Neita and John Huerter were united in marriage in Gilbert, Iowa. Neita and John owned and operated Huerter Locker Service for more than 50 years in Anamosa. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Anamosa for more than 70 years; a member of Alter and Rosary Society, ACCW, Anamosa Chamber, Hospital Board, PPW, Mothers Study Club, Anamosa Area Ambulance and Bridge Club. Neita was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be missed dearly by those closest to her.

Surviving is her husband, John, of Anamosa; daughter Malinda (Steve) Engelbart of Anamosa; a brother, Milton of Anamosa; six grandchildren, Heath (Pam), Thomas (Chelsie), Jennifer, and Matthew Engelbart, Stephanie (Sam) Wendt and Katie (Lucas) Schaefer; nine great- grandchildren, Greg, Tom, Colton, Athena, Rachael, Maggie, Isaac, T.J. and Joel; and many cousins, nieces and nephews; She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Thomas John; three sisters Z. Arlene Meeks, Wanda Shover and Doris Meeks; and four brothers, Darwin, Newell, Ivan and Paul.

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