Carol McFee, 76
Carol McFee, 76, of Rosalie, Neb. formerly of Creston, died Friday, September 21, 2018 at the St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City. Celebration of Life Services was 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Burial at Calvary Cemetery in Creston at a later date. Open visitation was 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday with family receiving friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Memorials are to the family. Online condolences can be made at www.powersfh.com.
L. Carol McFee was born on May 25, 1942, in Iowa City to Lawrence and Lois (Blakesley) Bradley. She attended school in Lenox and graduated from high school there with the class of 1960.
On November 17, 1964, Carol was united in marriage to John F. Kessler at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Lenox. Together they had two daughters, JoAnn and Jarita. John died in 1973.
On March 22, 1974, Carol was united in marriage to Robert Glen McFee in Creston. They had one son Robert Hugh McFee.
Out of high school, Carol worked at Gits Manufacturing as a secretary and later in accounting. Carol attended SWCC and graduated from there in 1990 with a degree in Accounting. She also worked at Easter’s Food Store in the deli and at Walmart Store Inc. She moved to Dakota City, Neb. in 1995 where she started working at the South Sioux City High School while also still working at Walmart. She transferred to the Water Department and then City Hall where she was the payroll clerk. They later moved to Rosalie, Neb. Robert G. died March of 2004
Carol was active as a Girl Scout Leader for 50 years. She also bowled for over 50 years and was a Jr. Bowling League Coach. Carol loved to garden, bake, sew, do crafts and travel. She enjoyed spending time outside and also volunteered for several organizations thru out her life. Her favorite thing to do was spending time with her family. She would attend sporting events of her children and grandchildren whenever possible.
Carol is survived by three children, Robert “Robbie” (wife Jeanette) McFee of South Sioux City, Neb.; JoAnn (husband Darrin) Nauman of Creston; Jarita Heidebrink of Ottumwa, Iowa.; six grandchildren, Ashley Kessler of Afton, Jacob (Erica) Nauman of Adel, Bradley Nauman of Creston, Sara and Julie McFee both of South Sioux City and Mason Heidebrink of Ottumwa; three great grandchildren, Aubrey and Jonathan and Jaylee; two brothers, Larry ‘Butch’ Bradley, Jr. of Creston and Ed ‘Uncle DE’ (wife Linda) Bradley of Lewistown, Mont.; sister-in-law, Kathryn (Jack) Adams of Creston; brothers-in-law, Robert (wife Janet) Kessler of Creston and; her dog Rudy; partner in crime Sophie Le Moine; along with several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands John Kessler and Bob McFee, parents-in-law, Earnest and Lucy Kessler and Hugh and Ester McFee, brother-in-law John and five sisters-in-law Mary Sevier, Karen Miller, Ellen VonStein, and as infants, Linda McFee and Deanne McFee.
Carol McFee, 76