September 16, 1928 – August 23, 2013
Delvian “Del” Padellford, age 84, of Centerville, Iowa, died Friday, August 23, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville. She was born the daughter of John Willis and Elsie Eileen (Scott) Cramer on September 16, 1928 in Prescott, Iowa. She graduated from the Cromwell Community High School in Cromwell, Iowa.
In 1950, Del was united in marriage to Jerry Sias, they were later divorced and then in 1966, she was united in marriage to Ray Padellford in Omaha, Nebraska. She was a specialized Bond Writer for State Surety Company in Des Moines, Iowa for a few years, and then in 1969 after moving to Centerville, she began doing Day Care for children. She was a member of Drake Avenue Christian Church in Centerville where she was a Deaconess and help with several church projects. Del was an avid card player, and enjoyed playing games with her children. She was a part of the Canasta Club and the Lord’s Cupboard in Centerville.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Ray Padellford in 1973; a step-don, Steve Padellford; grandchildren, Rochelle and Danny Roberts in August of 1997; and a son-in-law, Jim Mix.
Del is survived by: her sons: David Sias of Centerville, Iowa, Randy Sias and his wife, Jeannie of Ottumwa, Iowa and Marty Sias and his wife, Penny of Centerville, Iowa; daughters, Susan Weber and her husband, Mike of Harper, Iowa and Carol Mix of Wichita, Kansas; Step-son, Lynn Padellford and his wife, Marilyn of Des Moines, Iowa, Mark Padellford and his wife, Geri of Woodbury, Minnesota; twelve grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, five great grandchildren and four step great grandchildren; sisters, Darlene Abel of Creston, Iowa, Opal Moffitt of Thayer, Iowa and Delores James of Bismarck, South Dakota.
Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the Drake Avenue Christian Church in Centerville, Iowa with Rev. Sara Galindo officiating. Burial will follow at the Nevada Cemetery in Nevada, Iowa at 2:30 pm on Wednesday. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 from 1 pm until 8 pm at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville with the family present from 6 pm until 8 pm at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to Drake Avenue Christian Church and may be left or mailed to the funeral home. The Schmidt Family Funeral Home of Centerville has been entrusted with the care of the Padellford family 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