Lisetta "Liz"'s Story

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Lisetta "Liz" Lovell, 85, of Camanche, passed away June 30, 2017 surrounded by her loving children.

Funeral Services will be 10:30 am, Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church - Clinton. Burial will be in the Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons David Degarmo, Kevin Degarmo, Cody Gee, Tyler Lovell, Aaron Lovell and Michael Holmes. Honorary pallbearers will be her granddaughters Sarah Lovell, Lacey Holmes, Sarah Degarmo, Sarah E. Degarmo, and Megan Gee. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Camanche Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting her obituary at www.snellzornig.com.

Liz was born April 2, 1932 in Low Moor, IA, daughter of Otto and Malinda (Knutsen) Ehlers. She graduated from Clinton High School in 1950 and went on to work at Eagle Food Market for 25 years. She married Jack Lovell, and had three children.

Liz was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed watching her seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren grow up. She was also an avid Iowa Hawkeyes fan, and particularly enjoyed watching their basketball games. She also frequently played cribbage with her friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister and a brother.

She is survived by her children LuAnne (Dean) Degarmo, Moline, IL, Lisa (Dan) Gee, Clinton, and Alan Lovell, Fisher, IL; grandchildren David (Sarah) Degarmo, Kevin (Sarah E.) Degarmo, Cody (Megan) Gee, Lacey (Mike) Holmes, Sarah Lovell, Tyler Lovell and Aaron Lovell; great-grandchildren Dade, Owen, Peyton, Braelynn, Tenley and Savannah; one sister, Elaine Goodsman, Clinton and sister-in-law Diane Ketelsen of Charlotte, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the family.
Published on July 2, 2017
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