Carrie Obrecht , 85

Carrie Marion Sparrow Obrecht , 85, of Zearing, passed away Monday, August 12 at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, IA.

Carrie is survived by her husband Raymond of Zearing; sister/cousin Mary Kay (Hoel) Phillips of Zearing, IA; blessed with five children; daughters, Carol Hutto of Jacksonville, FL , Liz Tischler (John) of Eustis, FL , Jacki Pickles (Lance Carver) of Zearing, IA and sons, Rick Obrecht (Patty) of Kenosha, WI, and Dave Obrecht (Peggy) of Zearing, IA, fourteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren and many other family and friends. She enjoyed family, fishing, bowling and reading immensely.

She joins her parents, Ross and Rose Sparrow; brothers, Dick Sparrow and Ross (Skip) Sparrow; and grandson, Nathan Obrecht.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 17, 2013 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Zearing, IA at 10:00 a.m. Visitation at St. Gabriel’s will be Friday, August 16, 2013 from 4 to 8 p.m., family will be present at 5, with a rosary at 7 p.m.

Fredregill Funeral Home in Zearing has been entrusted with the care of Carrie and her family.