Stella Lou Dell Rindels, age 87, of Shell Rock, died Sunday, January 7, 2018, at Waverly Health Center in Waverly, Iowa.
Stella was born on August 22, 1930, in rural New Hampton, Iowa, the daughter of A.J. and Artie (McCall) Hughes. She was raised in rural Cedar Falls, Iowa, where she attended country school and later obtained her GED. Stella attended and graduated from Pixie’s School of Cosmetology in Cedar Falls. On September 25, 1948, Stella was united in marriage to Eugene Rindels in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Stella worked at Osco Drug at Crossroads Mall in Waterloo and then as a Med Aide at the Western Home in Cedar Falls until her retirement.
Stella was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Shell Rock, Peace Lutheran Ladies Aide, and a member of Gab Session Club. Stella’s greatest enjoyment was time with her family, where she attended many of her grandchildren’s sporting and school events. She also enjoyed her wine tasting group and traveling to historic sites in Iowa.
Stella’s memory is honored by: daughter, Linda (Rindels) Johnson and husband Jay of Clarksville; son, Robert Rindels and wife Jane of Shell Rock; grandchildren, Jason and fiancé Jen, Jeremy and wife Kara, and Justin and wife Laura Johnson and Alissa and fiancé Jerry and Matthew and wife Amanda Rindels; and ten great-grandchildren. Stella was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; son, Craig Rindels; brother, Robert Hughes; and sister, Della (Hughes) Bertram.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 10, at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Shell Rock where the family will greet friends from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 11, at Peace Lutheran Church in Shell Rock with pastor Michael Knox officiating. Burial will follow at Hudson Cemetery in Hudson, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to Stella’s family and online condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com. 319-885-4321
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