Cheryl Kay Immerzeel, age 80, of Janesville, Iowa, died Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo, Iowa.
Cheryl was born on November 8, 1938, in Cedar Falls, Iowa, the daughter of Harold Palmer and Mildred (Jorgensen) Reuter. She was raised by her grandparents, Harry and Anna Jorgensen in rural New Hartford, Iowa, graduating from the Cedar Falls High School in 1957. On April 27, 1957, Cheryl was united in marriage to Charles Immerzeel at Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. She worked as a cook and caretaker at YWCA Camp Wahpeton northwest of Janesville from 1960 to 1974 and then as Head Cook at Janesville Schools for the next twenty-nine years, where she was well known for homemade entrees and desserts. Cheryl retired in 2004.
Cheryl was a longtime member of Janesville United Methodist Church where she was active in the UMW. Cheryl enjoyed wintering in Arizona, quilting, hosting family and friends with a delicious meal, attending grandkids events, and playing cards with family and friends.
Cheryl’s memory is honored by: her husband, Charles Immerzeel of Janesville; four children, Craig Immerzeel, Scott (Brenda) Immerzeel, Jodi (Tim) West, and Julie (Don) Boyle all of Janesville; son-in-law, Joe (Sandy) Junk of Independence; eleven grandchildren, Keith Immerzeel, Ashley Immerzeel, Jason (Lisa) Junk, Jessica (Craig) Moffitt, Emily (Mike) Megan, Brandi (friend Josh) Immerzeel, Lexi West, Karlee Boyle, Keaton Boyle, and Marlee Boyle; granddaughter-in-law, Sarah Junk; thirteen great-grandchildren, Cole, Clint, Clara, Case, Lane, Wyatt, Ty, Maybry, Jillian, James, Hunter, Aubrey, and Anna; and a sister, Patricia (Wayne) Riddle of Waterloo. Cheryl was preceded in death by: her parents; a daughter, Jill Junk; and a grandson, Justin Junk.
Cheryl has been cremated and visitation will be held on Monday, April 22, at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly where family will greet friends from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Celebration of Life Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, at United Methodist Church in Janesville. Private burial of cremains will be at a later date. Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice and online condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com. Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is assisting the family with arrangements 319-352-1187.