Lake City – Marcella Westering, 94, died Monday, June 19, 2017 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City. Funeral services were held on Friday, June 23, 2017 at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City with Pastor Roy Karlen officiating and burial was in the Lake City Cemetery.
Marcella is survived by her sons Ron (Nancy) of Manson and Scott (Linda Birch) of Carroll, 5 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 5 brothers and a sister.
Marcella O. Matthews Westering was born on November 19, 1922, in Lake City, Iowa to Louis “Blackie” and Nora (DeBourgh) Matthews. In 1943, she married Holly Westering. Throughout the years she worked as a welder for Ryan Aero Corp in San Diego, CA during WWII, upon returning to IA she worked in laundry at the hospital, she also owned Teeny Weeny Grocery, and then worked for Bowie Mfg. all in Lake City before retiring. She enjoyed reading, dancing, and playing cards.