OSKALOOSA — Cindy Lovell, 57, of Oskaloosa, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
She was born Nov. 13, 1956, at Prairie du Chien, Wis., the daughter of Dennis and Carolyn Fuller Kramer. She spent most of her childhood in northeast Iowa. She graduated from Vinton High School. On June 15, 1974, she was united in marriage to Loren Lovell, to this marriage two children were born, Tammy and Patrick. Cindy drove the 10/15 transit bus in Oskaloosa for the past 21 years. She enjoyed doing genealogy and contributing to “Find a Grave.” She also enjoyed crocheting afghans for her family and friends, and tending to her flower garden. She delighted in spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.
Her family includes her significant other of over 22 years, Steve Hols, of Oskaloosa; her children, Tammy (Jason) Laton and Patrick (Robyn) Lovell, all of Vinton, and Harmony Hols, of Ottumwa; seven grandchildren, Gabe, Kate, Brayden, Bryce, Hailey, Chris and Aniston; her father and his wife, Dennis and Jen Kramer, of Aplington; three sisters and their husbands, Cindy and Joe Kitchen, of Tripoli, Wis., Brenda and Rod Anderson, of Aplington, and Margie and Randy Rompot, of Cedar Rapids; two brothers and their wives, David and Joyce Kramer, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Dennis and Marty Kramer, of Mt. Vernon; a much loved aunt, Dee Schultz, of McGregor; and many nieces and nephews.
Cindy was preceded in death by her mother, Carolyn Kramer.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 15, at 2 p.m. in the Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa with Pastor Bob Gaston officiating. Burial will be in the Coal Creek Cemetery southwest of Oskaloosa. The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will begin Monday after 11 a.m. in the Bates Funeral Chapel and the family will be at the funeral chapel from 6-8 Monday evening to greet friends and relatives. Memorials may be made to the Cindy Lovell Memorial Fund.