October 18, 1933 – July 23, 2013
Elizabeth Wakefield, age 79, of Centerville, Iowa, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville. She was born the daughter of Herman and Margaret (Craig) Bainter on October 18, 1933 in Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated from Wilson High School in Long Beach, California.
On June 16, 1951, Elizabeth was united in marriage to Robert Molloy Wakefield in Bell Flower, California. She was a homemaker.
She is preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Robert M. Wakefield, Sr.; a brother, Dick Bainter, and a sister, Jacqueline Bainter.
Elizabeth is survived by: her sons, Robert Wakefield, Jr and his wife, Jeane of Mystic, Iowa; Jeffrey Wakefield and his wife, Jennifer of Centerville, Iowa; daughters, Susan Clark and Robbie Wakefield both of Centerville, Iowa; six grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville with burial to follow in the Elgin Cemetery north of Mystic, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 10 am until the time of services at the funeral home on Saturday.
Memorials can be made in her name and left at the funeral home. The Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville, Iowa is caring for the Wakefield family at this time and condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.comInformation provided by: Schmidt Family Funeral Home 501 North 18th Street Centerville, Iowa 52544 641.856.8661 www.schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com