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“Grandma I miss you you were my best friend. I love you so much you were never mad at me. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Jared Houston - IA - Grandson

“Dear Lindy, I was very sorry to learn of your mother's passing. My condolences go to your whole family. As a teenager, I remember very well Cheryl's...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Kip Smiley

“Tami, I'm so sorry to hear about your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time! ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Laurie (Bonsall) Howard

“Please accept my sincere condolences in the loss of your mother, grandmother and sister. Cheryl and I were great buddies in high school and had so...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Rosemary Thomas

“My love and prayers for the family. Cheryl was a great neighbor, terrific bowler and card player and what cook! I still have recipes with her name...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Jan Ritterbush

“Want you all to know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Your Mom was not only a cousin by marriage, but worked with my Mom, Maxine...Read More »
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Cheryl Roberta (Taylor) Woodle was born on February 23, 1939, in Lehigh, Iowa to parents Edward Earl and Edna Marie (Sturdevant) Taylor. She graduated from Lehigh High School in 1957. On September 29, 1957, Cheryl married Don Woodle at the United Methodist Church in Lehigh, Iowa. The couple lived in Lehigh until 1966 when they moved to Dunlap, Iowa. Over the years Cheryl had worked as a bookkeeper for M & S Chevrolet in Dunlap and White Transfer in Fort Dodge. She had also worked at the Dubuque Pack in Denison. In 1983, the couple left Dunlap and lived in Luverne, Minnesota, Fort Dodge, Iowa and Joslyn, Illinois. Don died on June 12, 1998. Cheryl moved back to Dunlap in 1999. Cheryl was currently working as a sales rep for Carex Medical out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Cheryl was a member of the Dunlap United Methodist Church. She enjoyed playing golf and bridge.

Cheryl died on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at her home in Dunlap, Iowa at the age of 71 years, one month and one day.

Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Don Woodle. She is survived by her five children, Tami and her husband Kevin Eck of Kiron, Iowa, Lindy Woodle of Dunlap, Iowa, Traci and her husband Mike Houston of Denison, Iowa, Mitch Woodle and his wife Karen of Moville, Iowa and Treva and her husband Lewis Sammons of Ellsworth, Minnesota; 10 grandchildren, Brandon and Alissa Eck of Westphalia, Iowa, Kelby and Gina Eck of Panama, Iowa, Daniel and Roxanne Woodle of Moville, Iowa, Patrick Woodle of Moville, Iowa, Kaylee Woodle of Moville, Iowa, Jared Houston of Denison, Iowa, Jayde Sammons of Ellsworth, Minnesota, Gaje Sammons of Ellsworth, Minnesota, Shasta Bishop of Hutchinson, Kansas, Levi Burkhart currently stationed in Afghanistan; four great grandchildren, Gavin Eck, Dalton Woodle, Hailey Woodle and Addison Sowers; one brother, Gary and Linda Taylor of Lehigh, Iowa and many other relatives and friends.

A Life Remembered

Cheryl R. Woodle

Born ~ February 23, 1939 ~ Lehigh, Iowa
Died ~ March 24, 2010 ~ Dunlap, Iowa

Funeral Services
10:30 am Saturday, March 27, 2010
United Methodist Church
Dunlap, Iowa

Clergy
Pastor Tom Petersen

Musicians
Rosanna Mitchell
Jerry Baldwin

Selections
"On Eagle's Wings"
"Sunrise Sunset"
"The Lord's Prayer"

Honorary Pall Bearers
Gaje Sammons ~ Jared Houston ~ Levi Burkhart

Pall Bearers
Brandon Eck ~ Kelby Eck ~ Jayde Sammons
Patrick Woodle ~ Daniel Woodle ~ Brett Malone

Committal Services
3:00 pm, Saturday, March 27, 2010
Westlawn Cemetery ~ Lehigh, Iowa