Delores Harriet Tweeten, 98, of Forest City, died Sunday, March 25, 2018 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City.
Upon her wishes she was cremated and private family services will be held at a later date.
Delores H. (Olson) Tweeten, daughter of John E. and Inger (Auestad) Olson was born April 24, 1919 at home in Grant Township.
She was united in marriage to Lehman Tweeten May 14, 1939. To this union three children were born; Sonje, Byron, and Nancy. There are four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
They farmed until 1968 when they purchased the Forest City Bakery. After they sold the bakery, she went to work for the Forest City school system as the head baker.
She retired from school in 1983 and then spent winters in McAllen, TX and summers at Jefferson Lake, Cleveland, MN.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Forest City and associate member of Our Saviors Lutheran in McAllen, TX.
Her hobbies were knitting, china painting, sewing and doing Hardanger
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lehman Tweeten and her son, Byron Tweeten.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials may be sent to Hospice of North Iowa Inpatient, Mason City, Iowa 50436.
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