Lucy Hesseltine, 91, of Parkview Home, Wayland, died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009, at the Parkview Home in Wayland. Funeral Services were held Wednesday, Dec. 23, at the Cottonwood United Methodist Church in rural Wayland, with Pastor Linda Renken. Burial followed at the Cottonwood Cemetery. Visitation was held Dec. 22 at the Beatty Funeral Home in Wayland. A memorial fund has been established for the Cottonwood United Methodist Church, Hospice and Parkview Home.
Lucy Hesseltine was born Nov. 9, 1918, in Lone Tree, the daughter of Harry L. and Sarah L. (Gallaugher) Fountain. She was united in marriage to Victor J. Hesseltine on March 12, 1938, in Iowa City. She was a member of the Cottonwood United Methodist Church, the Ladies Aid Society and the American Legion Auxiliary. Lucy was a loving wife and mother and in her earlier years loved to garden, sew, bake, and create quilts.
Survivors include one son, Tom Hesseltine of Wayland; three daughters, Jerry and husband Bruce Sanchez of Rockport, Texas, Peggy Cassens of Sigourney, Sarah Piper of Washington; one son-in-law, Jim and wife Donna Hooley of Washington; three sisters, Elsie Morgan of West Liberty, June Allison of Clarence, Marjorie Reese of Coralville; one sister-in-law, Catherine Fountain of North Liberty; 14 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.
Preceding Lucy in death were her husband in 1993; one daughter, Mary Hooley; two sons, Joe and Harry Hesseltine; two sons-in-law, Lee Cassens and Larry Piper; four brothers, Larry and James Fountain and two in infancy; and two sisters, Rosa Poland and Violet M. Frauenholz.