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216 3rd Ave. SE.
Independence, IA 50644
Phone: 319-334-2501
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Pauline S
Hosch (Zieser)

March 10, 1920 – October 5, 2018

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Obituary for Pauline S Hosch (Zieser)

Pauline S. Hosch, 98, of Independence, IA died Saturday, October 5, 2018 at the Hiawatha Care Center in Hiawatha, IA.

She was born on March 10, 1920 in Urbana, IA, the daughter of Herman and Mary M. (Kleitsch) Zieser. She was raised in rural Urbana, IA and attended the rural Walker Schools. On March 26, 1940 she married Carl G. Hosch in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Spencer Grove, IA. The couple farmed in southern Buchanan County until 1992 when they moved to Independence, IA. She enjoyed traveling throughout the United States with her husband, watching her grandchildren’s sporting events and playing cards with friends. She loved having family gatherings and spending time with her grandchildren.

Pauline is survived by her children; Gary (Dorothy) Hosch, Swisher, IA, Joan (Edward) Jamason, Cedar Rapids, IA, Dean (Beth) Hosch, Tega Cay, SC, Lyle (Margaret, Hosch, Independence, IA, Marvin (Marcella) Hosch, Rushford, MN, James (Nancy) Hosch, Lansing, IA, Daniel (Debbie) Hosch, Independence, IA, Wayne (Linda) Hosch, Walker, IA, and Michael (Carolyn) Hosch, Rowley, IA, her 22 grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, a sister; Dora Mae Coleman, Urbana, IA, two brothers; Clifford Zieser, Independence, IA, and Robert Zieser, Center Point, IA, and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents Herman and Mary K. Zieser, her husband Carl G. Hosch on March 19, 2011, a daughter Judy Hosch in 1942, two brothers; Donald and Carl Zieser, and two sisters; Edna Takes, and Eleanor Hosch.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday October 13, 2018 at the St. John’s Catholic Church in Independence, IA with Rev. David Beckman Presiding. Burial will be held at Spencer Grove Cemetery, rural Walker, IA. A Visitation will be held from 4 until 7:30 PM on Friday October 12, 2018 at the Reiff Family Center & Funeral Home in Independence, IA. A Rosary will be said at 4 PM and a Parish Vigil Service will be held at 7:30 PM on Friday.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the St. John’s Elementary School 314 3rd St NE Independence, IA 50644 or the St. John’s Remodeling Fund 209 5th Ave NE Independence, 50644

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First Visitation

When Friday, October 12th, 2018 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Reiff Family Center - Independence
216 3rd Ave SE
Independence, IA 50644

Second Visitation

When Saturday, October 13th, 2018 8:00am - 10:00am
Reiff Family Center - Independence
216 3rd Ave SE
Independence, IA 50644

Service Information

Saturday, October 13th, 2018 10:30am
Rev. David Beckman
Rev. Mr. Timothy Post
St. John's Catholic Church
209 5th Ave NE
Independence, IA 50644

Interment Information

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery - Urbana
Urbana, IA

Reception Information

St. John's Catholic Church
209 5th Ave NE
Independence, IA 50644