Ardith Condry


Ardith Rose Condry, of Anamosa, died Oct. 6, 2020 at the Anamosa Care Center.

Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Anamosa, with Rev. Rodger Good officiating.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to the time of service at the church. Masks, properly fitted over the mouth and nose, must be worn and social distancing must be practiced at all times at the church.

Inurnment will be at Riverside Cemetery.

Ardith Rose Hale was born Oct. 9, 1923 in Cass Township, Anamosa. She was the daughter of Clifford Hale and M. Margaret (Cowdrey) Hale. On Sept. 12, 1942 Ardith married DaleCondry, Sr. in Platteville, Wis. Dale and Ardith moved to Anamosa in 1951 and ran their own jewelry store until 1972. Ardith was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ.

Spending time with her family and friends were her greatest joys. She admitted to enjoying an occasional trip to the casino, as well as playing cards and bingo. She had a passion for golf and was seen on the Wapsipinicon golf course at the age of 92 when she enthusiastically tried her hand at putting. She was very competitive questioning “can I keep my handicap in heaven?”

Survivors include four sons: Ron (Linda) of Maplewood, N. J., Dale Jr. (Donna) of Anamosa, David (Jane) of Riverside, Calif., Gary (Jacque) of Phoenix, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; two step grandchildren, eight step great-grandchildren; and four step great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Sr.; her parents; three brothers (John, Dick and Stan); two sisters (Dorothy Huebner and Marge Kehoe); and two grandchildren, Robert Condry and Amanda Krizan and one step grandson Darel Secrist.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the First Congregational United Church of Christ or donor’s choice.

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