Agnes Hawbaker Obituary

Agnes  Hawbaker
Agnes Hawbaker
Agnes Hawbaker

May 10, 1912 - December 14, 2009
Born in Bradford, OH
Resided in Dallas Center, IA
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Agnes Hawbaker, 97, passed away Monday, December 14, 2009 at Spurgeon Manor in Dallas Center. Funeral services will be held 10 am Saturday, December 18, at the Dallas Center Church of the Brethren with burial to follow at Brethren Cemetery.

Agnes was born in Bradford, Ohio on May 10, 1912. She attended Miami University of Ohio and later received her BA from Drake University. Agnes taught school in Gettysburg, Ohio before moving to central Iowa in 1936 when she married Ezra Hawbaker. They raised their three children on the farm just east of Dallas Center. Agnes taught school at Grimes Schools and Dallas Center Schools for 18 years. She was a faithful member and Sunday School teacher of the Dallas Center Church of the Brethren and a 4-H leader for many years.

Agnes is survived by her children, Glenna Wampler of Harrisonburg, VA, S. Alan (Janet) Hawbaker of Dallas Center, and Joseph Hawbaker of Florence, KY; nine grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rudy and Irma Etter, her husband, Ezra, her infant son Phillip and her brother Elwood Etter.

Visitation begins 2pm Friday at Iles Funeral Homes-Brandt Chapel in Dallas Center where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7pm.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dallas Center Church of the Brethren.


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Brandt Dallas Center
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Friday, December 18, 2009
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Church of the Brethren
1207 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Saturday, December 19, 2009
10:00 AM
Brethren Cemetery
Dallas Center, IA US
Saturday, December 19, 2009


Church of the Brethren
1207 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063