Hazel Fuller, 94, of Ackley, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at Grand JiVante in Ackley. A private family service will be Saturday, Jan. 19, at the St. John’s United Church of Christ in Ackley. Burial will be at the Oakwood Cemetery. Woodley Funeral Home, LLC of Iowa Falls is caring for the family. For an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, memorials should be considered to the family.
Hazel Mae (Becker) Fuller was born on July 26, 1924, in rural Grundy County, Iowa, to John H. and Helen (Folkers) Becker. She graduated from Ackley High School with the class of 1942. On Sept. 9, 1945, she was united in marriage to Russell L. Fuller at St. Peters - Geneva Parsonage. To this union two children were born, Rodney and RaeJean. Hazel was a homemaker and farm wife all her life. She also worked at the Ackley Factory (sweetcorn pack division), Ackley-Geneva Schools as a custodian, Ackley Bakery and the Ackley Foods Deli. She taught Sunday School at St. John’s UCC for 18 years, served on the church council and was a long-time member of Sunshine Circle. Hazel also served on the Oakwood Cemetery Society, Ackley Women’s Club and Birthday Club. Among her favorite activities were card games, bingo, cooking and she especially loved family gatherings.