Garneth Nadine Hook, 87, of Manchester, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at Marietta’s Place in Manchester.

Private family funeral service was held Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester, Rev. Kurt Pasko officiated.

Visitation was held from 3-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester.

Interment: Grant View Cemetery.

Garneth was born Sept. 5, 1933, in Edgewood, the daughter of Zepher Reade and Florence Ridenour. Garneth was raised by her grandparents Glen and Ada Ridenour in the Edgewood area and attended Edgewood High School and received her GED.

On Aug. 6, 1949, Garneth was united in marriage to Calvin Hook at the Methodist parsonage in Manchester. Four daughters were born to this union. After their marriage Garneth and Calvin moved to St. Louis. They moved back to Iowa in 1959, where Garneth worked at Operation New View, Schultz’s and retired from Econo Mart.

Garneth was a long-time member of the Methodist Church. She enjoyed Blue Grass, camping and dancing with Calvin. Garneth also enjoyed crossword puzzles and playing the piano. She most enjoyed spending time with her family.

Survivors include her three daughters: Calleen (David) Adam, of Postville, Beatrice (Todd) Wheeler, of Arlington and Dawn (Bill) Ross, of Manchester; one son-in-law, John LeGassick, of Manchester; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; her in-laws, Randy and Kathy Waterman of Manchester, Barb Nurre of Elkader and Norma Sauerbry of Edgewood.

Garneth was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin in 2016; her parents; a daughter, Melani LeGassick in 2013; a grandson, Scott Adam in 2015; a great-grandson, Eli Adam; one sister, Shirley (Ralph) Smedema; one brother, Richard Koelker; and her two brothers-in-law, David Nurre and Wayne Sauerbry

Online condolences may be sent to www.leonard-mullerfh.com.

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