undefined Kathryn Ann Young, 91, of
, died at home Monday, Feb. 18.
She was born
Sept. 13, 1921, in Lawler, daughter of Leo and Margaret Murray Shekleton. She married David Arthur Young on
Oct. 5, 1957, in New Hampton. He died
Nov. 18, 1996.
Mrs. Young graduated from
in 1940 and from Pitze’s Waterloo School of Beauty Culture in 1941. She owned her own beauty salon in New Hampton for 20 years, during which time she also was a state inspector for the State Department of Health for 10 years. In 1959 she became a cosmetology instructor then was founder and owner of
, which also included eight schools and five salons in
. She was president of the Iowa School Association of Cosmetology, president of the National Cosmetology Association Affiliate 130 in
, inducted into the New Hampton High School Hall of Fame, Iowa Cosmetology Hall of Fame, received the Glenn Tullis Award for 50 years of service and received the National Lifetime Achievement Award for Cosmetology.
Survived by: two daughters, Kimberly (Jim) Kalkhoff and Kathryn (Jim) Stephens, both of
; two grandchildren, Rachel Kalkhoff and Brooke Stephens; and two stepgrandchildren, Scott Stephens and Kelly Stephens Johnson.
Preceded in death by: an infant son, David L.; a sister, Alta (Jerome) Britt; and three brothers, Bob, Harry and Leo (Dorothy) Shekleton.
Friday at St. Edward Catholic Church,
, with burial in
, Lawler. Visitation from
Thursday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on
West Ridgeway, with a
Catholic Daughters of the
rosary and a
vigil. Visitation also an hour before services Friday at the church.
Memorials: may be made to the family.
Condolences may be left at www.hagartywaychoffgrarup.com.
Kathryn’s passions in life involved cosmetology, her loving family and precious grandchildren, traveling with her beloved husband, Dave, and spending time at the family cabin on the
Dorothy Ann Broeker, 86, of
, died at
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Great River Medical Center-Klein Center in
Aug. 22, 1926, in
, she was the daughter of Ralph Lewis and Mary Frances Evans Blake. On
Dec. 5, 1946, she married Edward Broeker Jr. in
Aug. 9, 1984.
Mrs. Broeker grew up near Mediapolis, graduated from
in 1944, and was the first female school bus driver while in high school. In 1945, she graduated from
. She owned her first salon in Mediapolis, and in 1962 opened Dorothy Ann Salon of Beauty, later known as Dorothy Ann's Hair Designers, in
She was a member of
She was a member of National Cosmetology Association, Cosmetologists Barber Association, Burlington Hair Fashion and Professional Cosmetologist Association Affiliate 2. She also was a member of American Business and Professional Women's Association and ran their bingo fundraising program, Rotary, Kiwanis and Chamber of Commerce.
She volunteered as a hairdresser for Players Workshop and Miss Burlington pageants, was a partner in Junior Achievement and helped the Battered Women's Shelter and Neighborhood Watch.
; one daughter, Tonja Binder of
; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Scott of
; one brother, John Blake of
; nieces and nephews.
She enjoyed boating.
Survivors include one son, Tom Broeker of
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from
Thursday at Thielen Funeral Home in
, where family will receive friends from
The funeral for Mrs. Broeker will be at
Friday at Thielen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Trevor Davis officiating. A time of food and fellowship will be in the community room at Thielen Funeral Home after the service. Burial will be at
Memorials have been established for
and Alzheimer's Association.