WELLMAN - Cecil Dean Shettler was born August 7, 1935 near Wellman, Iowa, the son of Earl and Mary Elda (Slaubaugh) Shettler. He graduated from Wellman High School in 1955. Cecil has lived in the Wellman community his entire life and he worked for many years at the University of Iowa Hospital in housekeeping. On May 26, 1990, Cecil was united in marriage to Elda Stutzman in Milford, Nebraska. He was a member of the Wellman Mennonite Church. He enjoyed, fishing, hunting, watching the Iowa Hawkeyes and high school athletics. Cecil died on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at the McCreedy Home in Washington at the age of 83 years.
Cecil is survived by a brother: Kermith (Sharon) Shettler of Sigourney; 2 sisters: Mary Shettler of Wellman, Rachel (Craig) Koehler of Washington; 3 sisters-in-law: Mary K. Shettler of Columbus Junction, Sandra Shettler of South English, Rose Shettler of Cold Water, MI; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Elda, a sister Ruth Ann Shettler, and 4 brothers: Donald, Carl, Fred and Gary.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at the Wellman Mennonite Church with Pastor Nathan Ramer officiating. Burial will be in the Wellman Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00-3:00 PM on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman. A memorial fund has been established for Wellman Mennonite Church and Washington County Hospice.