Lola Last

Lola Last, 93, of Alden, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Hansen Family Hospital. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the Alden United Methodist Church. She will be laid to rest at the Northlawn Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday, April 10 at the church. Woodley Funeral Home, LLC of Iowa Falls is caring for Lola and her family.

Lola Irene Last was born on Feb. 18, 1928, to Charles and Ruth (Mitchell) Hunt in Burt, Iowa. On Oct. 30, 1949, Lola was united in marriage to Wallace Ellsworth Last in Dodge Center, Minn. To this union three children were born: Roger, Ruth and Patrice. Lola worked for Dodger Manufacturing and retired in 1988.

Lola was a loving mother and homemaker. She took care of everything. In her spare time, she enjoyed quilting. Lola had fun baking pies and freezing them with her neighbor. It was her joy to spend time with family and friends, and the coffee was always on. She made the best rolls, breads and buns and always had food and snacks prepared for the many family gatherings on the farm. Lola and Wallace enjoyed traveling the Western states and sharing their travel stories.

Lola is survived by her daughter, Patrice Granzow of Eldora, Iowa; daughter in-law, Tamara Last of Alden, Iowa; grandchildren: Melinda (Tim) Gelles, Sena McGrunder, Chad (Carrie) Last, Jeffrey Granzow, Matthew (Paige) Granzow, Tracy (Josh) Schoggins and Robin (Zach) Maas; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Mavis Day and a brother, Russell Hunt. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wallace; daughter and son in-law, Ruth Anne and David Sinn; a son, Roger Last; son in-law, Roger Granzow; sisters, Luella Maine and Iola Tollakson and three brothers, Delbert, James and Nathan Hunt.

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