Naomi Ione Westphal, 97

Naomi Ione Westphal, 97, of Marshalltown, IA passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Grandview Heights in Marshalltown, IA.

Naomi was born June 9, 1916 in Rhodes, IA, the daughter of John L. and Anna E. Teeters. She was united in marriage to Gerald E. Westphal on December 25, 1941 in Marshalltown, IA. Naomi and Gerald farmed together for forty years, retiring in 1982. After retirement they spent many winters in Bonita Springs, FL. Naomi enjoyed spending time with her grandsons and great-grandchildren, fishing trips to Minnesota and Canada, gardening, traveling and playing cards.

Naomi is survived by her husband. She will also be greatly missed by her son, Douglas (Susan) Westphal of Belgrade, MT; her daughter, Terry (Kirk) Grotenhuis of Kokomo, IN; her grandsons, Robert (Misti) Westphal of Florissant, CO, Eric (Jennifer) Grotenhuis of Greenville, SC, and Todd (Andrea) Grotenhuis of Indianapolis, IN; and her great-grandchildren, Shayla Westphal and twins, Kadi and Kaden Grotenhuis. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Grant Teeters, George (Florence) Teeters, John (Ida) Teeters, Harold (Louise) Teeters, Richard (Adeline) Teeters and James (Mabel) Teeters; and her sisters, Avis (Albert) Kracht, Mary (Lawrence) Pfantz, Hattie Teeters, Marguerite (Merrill) Mitchell, Ruth Teeters and Anne Teeters.

Private family memorial services were held. Inurnment will be held at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Marshalltown, IA at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be sent to