L. Boneata (Bell) Kautz passed away February 8, 2017. She was born March 22, 1920 to Eddie A. and Barbara (Lang) Bell. She married James A. Kautz Sr. on January 23, 1941. He passed away in June of 1971 after 39 years of marriage.
She is survived and lovingly remembered by her daughter Carolyn J. Kautz (Gary) Jepsen. Daughter-in-law Barbara (Gade) Kautz, grandson Anthony (Toni) Kautz and granddaughters Pamela Kautz (Rick) Kolosick, Sherri Jepsen (Tom) Mehus, Cindy Jepsen (Tom Blair). Great-granddaughters Carissa Mehus (Jason) Orcutt and Courtney Mehus (Grant Rosenboom) and great-great granddaughter Aubree Lynn Orcutt and many nieces and nephews.
She was a member of Hope United Church of Christ in Hiawatha. She worked at Mercy Medical Center for 12 ½ years and volunteered another 12 ½ years, she was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary Post #788 VFW and life member of the AMVETS Auxiliary. She graduated from Tipton High School in 1937.
A visitation will be on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 9 to 11 A.M. at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Funeral services will follow at 11 A.M. at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories.
She was proceeded in death by her parents, husband, a son James Kautz Jr., 2 sisters, and 3 brothers.
Any memorials in Boneata’s honor may be directed to Hope United Church of Christ in Hiawatha.