Sarah I. Modlin, 96

ELDORA – Sarah Isabelle Modlin, 96, of Eldora, passed away on Friday, October 11, 2013 at the Valley View Nursing & Rehab Center in Eldora while under Care Initiatives Hospice. A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, October 14, 2013 at the Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the Eldora United Methodist Church. Burial will be held privately by the family at the Eldora City Cemetery. To leave a message of condolence for the family, visit our website at

Sarah is survived by her children, Dennis Modlin of Trempealeau, WI, Dick Modlin (Judith Stark-Modlin) of Chico, CA and Joyce (Frank) Lawler of Eldora, IA and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Gerald; brothers Crawford Wilson and Wallace Wilson; sister Catherine Wilson; and daughter-in-law Marilyn Modlin.