Funeral Services: Will be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Greenfield. The Steen Funeral Home in Greenfield is in charge of the professional arrangements.
Visitation: The family will greet friends on Monday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Greenfield from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Memorials: To the Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Irma Ruth Queck was born February 28, 1928 in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Rev. George and Clara (Kohn) Vogel. She passed away surrounded by family on September 20, 2018 at McAuley Terrace Independent Living, Johnston, IA at the age of 90.
Irma was baptized March 18, 1928 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Des Moines, Iowa and attended elementary and middle school in Des Moines. In August 1941, she moved with her family to Greenfield, IA where her father, Rev. George Vogel, became pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Greenfield. She was confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran on May 24, 1942.
Irma graduated Greenfield High School in 1946. On August 14, 1947, she was united in marriage to Ivan D. Queck at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Greenfield. Ivan and Irma took over operation of the family farm north of Greenfield in Prussia Township, where they raised eight children, seven boys and one girl.
After Ivan died July 22, 1997, Irma remained on the farm. In November 2016 she moved to McAuley Terrace Independent Living and lived there until her death.
Irma was a devoted member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, where she taught Sunday School, Wednesday School, and was active in the congregation’s Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML).
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and sisters Cordelia and Helen.
Irma is survived by her eight children and their spouses: Paul Queck and wife Jayne of Indianapolis, IN, George Queck and wife Diane of Fontanelle, IA, John Queck and wife Gale of Lacona, IA, Rev. Thomas Queck and wife Kathryn of Annandale, MN, Jeffrey Queck and wife Lori of Sanborn, IA, Joel Queck and wife Katherine of Charlotte, NC, Christine and husband Donald Scott of Johnston, IA and Andrew Queck and wife Annette of Bryant, AR. Irma is also survived by two sisters, Eloise Petersen of Ankeny, IA and Dorothy Vogel, Des Moines; 21 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. An avid reader, Irma loved to read to her children and grandchildren. She was thankful for her many years, her loving husband and family, and her many friends. She felt very blessed.