Farming Rural 07

Alice C. Lasack

June 11, 1924 ~ December 27, 2021 (age 97)


Alice C. Lasack, 97, of Lost Nation passed away peacefully on Monday, December 27, 2021, at the Wheatland Manor Nursing Home.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2021, from 3:00-7:00 pm at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church in Lost Nation. Her funeral mass will be on Friday at 10:00 am at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. Burial will be at DeWitt Cemetery. Alice's family would appreciate masks being worn. Dawson Funeral Services of Maquoketa is caring for her family.

Alice was born on June 11, 1924, in Grand Mound, Iowa to Anton and Pearl (Bousselot) Green. She was united in marriage to Henry Keitel and he preceded her death in 1964. She was then united in marriage to Charles Lasack.

She taught country school by Grand Mound and then in the Lost Nation area from 1942 to 1949. Alice was a member of the Lost Nation Booster Club, Retired School Teachers Association, Guys and Dolls Group and the American Legion Auxiliary. She loved reading, Sudoku and spending time with family and friends. She volunteered at the Lost Nation Food Pantry for over 20 years. She was also a past member of the Lost Nation School Board. She loved the Lost Nation community and was incredibly involved.

Those left to cherish her memory are nine children: Dennis Keitel of Iowa City, Ron (Pat) Keitel of Maquoketa, Mary (Ray Wood) Keitel of Omaha, Nebraska, Nancy (Steve) Rutenbeck of Lost Nation, Sue  (Dr. Matthew) Knight of Morton, Illinois, Paul (Terri) Keitel of DeWitt, Cathy Denard of Cedar Rapids, Joe (Connie) Keitel of Muscatine, Jim (Gina) Keitel of Lost Nation, two daughters-in-law: Jane Keitel of Oxford, Mary Lou Keitel of Davenport, 31 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, a sister Lu Pickarts of Colorado Springs and  her special  daughter KiKi Schmidt of Los Angeles.

She is preceded in death by both of her husbands, two sons Steve and John, six brothers: Raymond, Arthur, Robert, Paul , Hubert and Vincent Green, a sister Gertrude Miller. and a daughter-in-law Margaret Keitel.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be directed to the American Heart Association, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lost Nation or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in her honor. 

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December 30, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Holy Rosary Church in Lost Nation

Funeral Mass
December 31, 2021

10:00 AM
Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lost Nation

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