Marietta May Steward

Marietta May Steward

April 24, 1936 - June 9, 2019

STACYVILLE – Marietta May Steward, 83, of Stacyville, passed away at her home after an extended illness on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Funeral service will be Monday, June 17, 2019 at 10:30 AM at the St. Peter Lutheran Church, Toeterville, with Rev. Lance Kittleson officiating. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at Schroeder & Sites Funeral Home, St. Ansgar, and one hour prior to service at the church on Monday. Burial will be at First Lutheran Cemetery.

She was born on April 24, 1936 in Mitchell, Iowa to Ralph and Edith (Powell) Duncomb.

She graduated from high school in Mitchell, Iowa, and from the Methodist-Kahler School of Nursing in Rochester, Minnesota with a Diploma.

She worked as a Registered Nurse for 44 years.

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She was married to LeRoy Steward for 61 years and they raised four children. Together they hosted four foreign exchange students and 11 Vietnamese refugees.

Marietta is survived by her: husband, LeRoy; daughters, Jean (Greg) Wilt, Susan (David) Poole, Carol (Matt) Moberg; son, Thomas (Jocelyn) Steward; grandchildren, Jamie Wilt, Robert Wilt, Nicholas Espiritu; brothers, Richard (Pat) Duncomb, Robert Duncomb, Lawrence (Mary) Duncomb; sister, Janet Erickson; numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her: parents, Ralph and Edith Duncomb; brother, Kenneth Duncomb; sisters, Grace Nelson and Laura Hoverson.

She was a lifelong Iowan and her love of children, music and nature will live on in the ones who loved her.

Schroeder & Sites Funeral Home, St. Ansgar, 641-713-4920, www.schroederandsites.com

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