Opal LuVerne Kajer, 99, Toledo, passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, at Carrington Place in Toledo. A Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 10:30 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo with Rev. LaVern Seth officiating.
Opal was born on Jan. 28, 1912, near Potter, Iowa, southwest of Tama, the daughter of Alva and Edith (Smith) Flowers.
She attended country school.
Opal LuVerne Kajer
On December 4, 1929, she was united in marriage to Emil C. Kajer in Tama. They farmed east of Tama until 1968 when they built their new home west of Toledo. She moved to Toledo in 1975.Opal was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Toledo, Woodlawn Cemetery Association, Toledo Garden Club, Oakridge Homemakers, and the Tama-Toledo kitchen band. She volunteered at the Toledo Congregate Meal Site.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Emil in 1975; her step-mother, Mina Flowers; one brother, John Flowers; a step-sister; and two nieces, Violet Benda and Darlene Brezina.
Survivors include one nephew, Al Flowers of Toledo; and two nieces, Vaneta Hall of Council Bluffs and Pauline Dvorak of Sioux City.
A memorial fund has been established.