Geneva Mardine Wood, 98, formerly of Tipton, died peacefully of natural causes on Saturday, August 1, 2020 while under the care of Crestview Nursing Home, West Branch. Following current covid guidelines there will be a private family funeral mass on Friday, August 7th, 2020 at 10:00 AM, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Tipton. Burial and final rites will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.
Geneva was born on August 17, 1921 in Iowa City, Iowa. She was the daughter of Fred Raymond and Mildred Ciha Worrell. On October 3, 1942 she was united in marriage to LaVerne Wood in St. Bridget’s Church in Nolan Settlement. They later divorced. Geneva graduated from West Branch High School and Coe College. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Tipton. Geneva was a homemaker, farmer and teacher.
Geneva is survived by her five children; Mrs. Harry Wehde, Jr. (Eileen), Mrs. Mark Angelini (Maureen), Mrs. Michael Wagner (Kathleen), Mr. Robert Wood and Mr. Kevin Wood; her brother, Mr. Alfred Worrell; 16 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister, Mrs. Virgil Stinocher (Maxine).
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