Ireton, Iowa ~ Crystal Gradert, 44, formerly of Ireton, Iowa and Rock Valley, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 after a struggle with cancer at the Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull, Iowa.
Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ireton, Iowa with Rev. Michael Boothby officiating. A luncheon will follow the service with burial to follow at the Peace Lutheran Church rural Sioux Center, Iowa. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, June 20th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. The Porter Funeral Home is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to www.porterfuneralhomes.com. The family prefers memorials to Hope Haven in Rock Valley, Iowa.
Crystal Ranae Gradert was born May 31, 1973 in Sioux Center, Iowa, the daughter of Richard and Carolyn (Warner) Gradert. She was raised in the Ireton, Iowa area. She attended Hope Haven in Rock Valley, Iowa for the past 23 years and made her home at Redwood Court.
Crystal was a member of the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ireton, Iowa. She liked music and playing cards and Ranger rides with her brother.
Crystal is survived by her two brothers, Richard Gradert and Jody Gradert both of Ireton, Iowa; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Carolyn Gradert; and a sister-in-law, Linda (Anthens) Gradert.