Doris Schuck, 80, once of Lanesboro

Doris Marie Schuck, 80, of Parkersburg, Iowa, and formerly of Lanesboro, died on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at the Creekside Living Cottages and Villas, in Grundy Center, Iowa, from complications of Parkinson’s Disease. 

She was born the daughter of Merlin Daniel and Thelma Margarette (Fielder) Hickey on Oct. 11, 1938, in Grinnell, Iowa.  She received her education and graduated from Dike High School in 1956.  She attended Pitzie’s Beauty School in Waterloo, Iowa.

In October 1958 she married James Jansen.  To this union four children, Cathy, Carla, Carol and Cory, were born and Don and Larry Heisler joined the family.  The couple were later divorced.

On May 18, 1985, she was united in marriage with Dennis Schuck at Dike United Methodist Church.  The couple made their home in Lanesboro.  She helped her husband with their Ag, Feed and Seed business as a bookkeeper for many years.  She also enjoyed being a para educator with the children at the community school.

Through the years she has always been a faithful and active member at United Methodist churches in Dike, Lanesboro and Parkersburg.  She enjoyed teaching and serving on many committees.  She especially loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She adored attending all of their events and was their biggest supporter, at all of their activities. 

She is survived by her husband, Dennis Schuck of Parkersburg; four daughters, Cathy Jansen of Dike, Iowa, Carla (Mark) Williams of Forney, Texas, Carol (Garner) Koch of Wylie, Texas, and Kim (John) Dodge of Urbandale, Iowa; five sons, Cory (Gail) Jansen of Trempealeau, Wis., Don Heisler of Altoona, Iowa, Larry Heisler of Des Moines, Dan (Julie) Schuck of Urbandale, and Ken (Janet) Schuck of Roland, Iowa; ten grandchildren, Madison, Emily, Samuel and Brett Jansen, Eric (fiancée, Lauren) Schuck, Jamie (Michael) Lewis, Jeremy (Lisa) Schuck, Jenna Schuck, Kendall Schuck and Keaton (Alexa) Schuck; two great-grandchildren, Jaxon and Addie Lewis; one sister, Jan Buskohl of Dike; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Funeral services were held on Monday, July 8, at Dike United Methodist Church with burial in the Elmwood Cemetery, both in Dike, Iowa.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice.

Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home in Parkersburg was in charge of arrangements.

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