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Irma Poage
Irma Poage
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Irma Poage, 90, of Baxter, Iowa passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at MercyOne in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services will be on Saturday 10:00 a.m. March 6, 2021 at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Baxter. A private family burial will follow in Restland Cemetery in Baxter.
Irma was born on June 15, 1930 in Kaiserlautern, Germany to Auguste Dungfelder. After high school she attended trade school to be a women's tailor, a skill she used for all her life. She met Wayne Poage, when he was stationed in Germany, at a Lutheran Church in Kaiserslautern and won his heart with her delicious cake. She moved to Baxter on September 10, 1958 and married Wayne on September 14, 1958 on the family farm. Irma began working for the Jasper County Assessor's office in 1970 and became the Assistant County Assessor. Irma retired from the county in 1996. She was a member of the Congregational United Church of Christ in Baxter where she taught Sunday School and was the Sunday School Treasurer for 30 years. She was also a member of the Women's Fellowship at the church. Irma enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling to Germany, sewing and making clothes, cooking and baking brownies for Nathan and Maddy when they came to visit after school.
Those left to cherish her memories are her husband Wayne Poage; son John (Sybil) Poage ; grandchildren Nathan Poage, Maddy Poage, Gary Fallon, Rodney (Laura) Fallon, Stacy (Rodney) Pearson, Stefanie (Mike) Cluphf, Emily (Tim) Murray and Alyssa Burcham; great grandchildren Sam Pearson, Devin Pearson, Beka Pearson, Austin Penning and Jamey Murray; cousin Heinz Dungfelder; and many close friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, and son Hans Lenz.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Congregational United Church of Christ in Baxter.
Fredregill Funeral and Cremation Care has been entrusted with the care of Irma and her family.

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Congregational United Church of Christ
218 Sout Main Street
Baxter, IA 50028
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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H Healing Registry on Mar 4, 2021

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U Ute Grün on Mar 6, 2021

We are deeply sorry to hear about the death of Irma. Please accept our sincere condolences. condolences to you and your family from Heinz and Irmgard Düngfelder, Ute and Uli Grün and Elke Düngfelder and family.

U Ute Grün on Mar 6, 2021

A visit in Germany Rothenburg 2004; Irma, Wayne, Heinz and Irmgard Düngfelder

U Ute Grün on Mar 6, 2021

A visit in Germany Rothenburg 2004; Irma, Wayne, Heinz and Irmgard Düngfelder

U Ute Grün on Mar 6, 2021

A visit in Germany Rothenburg 2004; Irma, Wayne, Heinz and Irmgard Düngfelder

B Brigitte Halbritter on Mar 6, 2021

In Kaiserslautern we are all so sad about her death. Please take good care of yourself. Brigitte and family

S Sue Cross Mooers on Mar 5, 2021

So very sorry for your. Wonderful and such a friendly lady Prayers for the family

J Janice Dirnil on Mar 5, 2021

We were saddened to hear that Aunt Irma passed away. I have fond memories if her. Particularly the summer I got sunburned so badly. I remember lying on their couch while she so tenderly put calomine lotion to try to soothe the pain. She will be missed.

J John and Ann Deegan on Mar 2, 2021

Irma working for me for 10 years, and was always a big plus to the Assessors Office. My sympathy to the Wayne and the family.

J Jim & Deb Gauch on Mar 1, 2021

Our prayers and sympathy for Irma's family. She was truly a beautiful lady. Jim & Deb Gauch

I Ira United Church on Mar 1, 2021

Our prayers and sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Irma Poage.

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