Myra M. Denner

myra denner
Myra M. Denner age 83, of New Hampton, died on Saturday, January 3, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton. Myra Minnie (Schulz) Denner was born on December 19, 1925 to Ernest and Ida (Glienke) Schulz on the family farm near Alta Vista, Iowa. Myra graduated from Alta Vista High School as Valedictorian. She attended Upper Iowa College receiving her teaching certification and she then taught country school near Alta Vista for three years. Myra was united in marriage to Paul Denner on October 15, 1946 at Zion Lutheran Church in Alta Vista. After their marriage the couple farmed northeast of New Hampton until 1975. They then resided at their present home in New Hampton. Myra enjoyed painting landscape scenes in oil, dancing, playing cards, senior citizens activities and quilting at Trinity Lutheran Church. She and Paul enjoyed traveling across the United States and wintering in Brownsville, TX for 21 years. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, New Hampton Senior Citizens and the Farm bureau. Myra is survived by her husband Paul of New Hampton; two children Terry (Dennis) Bayes of Hot Springs Village, AR and Larry (Susan) Denner of Cedar Falls, IA; grandchildren Kimberly (Daryl) Hartson, Jason (Angie) Denner, Ryan (Melanie) Denner, Josh (Lauran) Finken and Chet (Gabi) Bayes; great grandchildren Morgan Pierce, Ava Denner, Sadie Denner, Ethan Denner, Abbygail Denner, Ashlyn Bayes and Kendall Bayes; and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents Ernest and Ida Schulz, one brother Harry Schulz and three sisters Luella Hoppe, Ada Schacht, and Bernice Gardner. Memorials: Memorials preferred to Chickasaw Senior Citizens Center and Trinity Womens Quilting Group. Cemetery: Burial will be in New Hampton Cemetery at New Hampton with Don Hackman, Lloyd Oltrogge, Jason Denner, Dave Joachim, Bob Joachim and Vern Wikner serving as casket bearers. Visitation: Visitation will be 4:00-7:00pm on Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in New Hampton and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Service: Funeral services will be 10:30am on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton with Pastor Kevin Frey and Pastor Joel Dahlen officiating.

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  1. Terry and Larry and families,

    Lance and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mom and Grandma. I have very fond memories of Myra and I know you will miss her very much. You will think of her often, pick up the phone to call her and you will always have an emptiness in your heart. I know that feeling very well even after 25 years.

    I am sorry that I will not be able to attend the funeral but we have had airplane tickets for a vacation for several months and we are leaving Tuesday morning. Please know my thoughts and prayers with be all of you on Wednesday.

    Love, Jan

  2. My deepest sympathy is with you and your family Terry. I’m thinking of you and praying for all of your family. We love you!

  3. Terry and Family,
    Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of your Mother. I know this had to have been a trying holiday for all of you.
    May God take care of you during this time!
    Bill & Cathy

  4. Terry and family,
    We are so sorry to hear about your Mom and all you have gone through in the past few weeks. I know you will miss her terribly. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Sorry we can’t be there with you. Please let us know if we can do anything. All our love, Sarita and Bill Etter

  5. Larry, Terry and families – My deepest heartfelt sympathies to you in the loss of your great mother. She was a wonderful person and I always enjoyed visiting with her. She was always so interesting and always concerned about others more than herself. You can cherish all the fond memories you hold dear to your hearts forever. God Bless you all and keep you strong.

  6. My mother, Jo Ann, just told me of Myra’s passing. I am very sorry to hear it and send all of my condolences.

  7. Terry, I am sorry to hear about your mother. Having lost my father a couple of years ago, I have a sense of what this time may be like for you. There is nothing that can replace a parent. My thoughts are with you.

    The coincidence here is too much to ignore. I was on the Conway-Kolbet site because one of my classmates lost her mother (Laabs). While looking for that information I saw Myra’s announcements and guessed it might be you. When my father died, my father-in-law and my step-children’s father also died, within three weeks of each other. Some things are probably not coincidences.

    I’m sorry for your loss.

    Best regards,

  8. Our deepest sympathy on the loss of a lovely lady. Myra was a very special lady. May you remember the good memories to get you through the hard days. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Your friends Joe & Mary Jo Sabelka

  9. Larry, Terry, and Families, Please accept our deepest sympathies on your loss of Myra. We always enjoyed visiting with her. She was always friendly. Nancy & Garth Griffin. Warren Griffin sends his sympathy, too.

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