Meta A. Balvanz, 91

Meta A. Balvanz, 91, of Iowa Falls, formerly of Eldora, Iowa died on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at Ellsworth Municipal Hospital in Iowa Falls. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am on Saturday, Feb. 1 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Eldora with Pastor David Splett officiating. Burial will follow at the Eldora City Cemetery. Visitation will be at St. Paul Lutheran Church from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday. Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora is in charge of the arrangements and on-line condolences can be made at

She is survived by a nephew, Marlyn Balvanz, of Iowa Falls, and his wife Linda; nieces, Barbara Roberts and her husband Don of Ackley, Karen Heitland and her husband Gordon of Iowa Falls and Judith Scaturro and her husband Domonic of Bartlett, Illinois; and by 12 great nephews and nieces, 14 great-great nephews and nieces, and 2 great-great-great nieces.