Iona Mae (House) Routzahn, 91

October 14, 2009

MAY 9, 1918-OCT. 13, 2009

BOONSBORO - Iona Mae (House) Routzahn, 91, a resident at Reeders Memorial Home and formerly of 9 Ford Ave., Boonsboro, Md., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009.

Born on May 9, 1918, in Zittlestown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Harvey J. and Mae E. (Beachley) House. Her husband, Roy G. Routzhan, preceded her in death in 1977 after 43 years of marriage.

Mrs. Routzahn attended Zittlestown School. She was past Sunday School Secretary at the Zittlestown Independent Church. She was a member of the Boonsboro Family Worship Center and Ladies Ministries, the Boonsboro Senior Citizens Club and AARP.


She is survived by her three daughters, Darlo M. Weddle of Frederick, Md., and Marlene F. Moser and Sharlyn K. Doyle, both of Boonsboro; one son, Glenn Harvey Routzahn of Boonsboro; as well as nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Mary F. Naille, and two brothers Norwood H. and Elwood C. House.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, at the Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. Interment will follow at the Boonsboro Cemetery.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

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