ACKLEY - Anna Burkle, 99, of Ackley, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019, at Grand JiVante in Ackley, under the care of Care Initiatives Hospice. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, July 8, at the St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, rural Geneva. She will be laid to rest at the St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time on Monday, July 8, at the church. Woodley Funeral Home, LLC of Iowa Falls is caring for Anna and her family.
Anna Verdean (Meyer) Burkle was born on Feb. 6, 1920, to Wort and Meta (Ohling) Meyer in Grundy County near Wellsburg, Iowa. Anna was baptized at Wellsburg Reformed Church. She grew up on a farm, helping with the chores. She attended Wellsburg School through sixth grade and seventh-eighth at NorthStar in Franklin County, near Bradford.