Iona F. Shreffler

MESA, AZ—Iona F. Shreffler, 94, of Mesa, AZ where she was a resident for the past 30 years, passed away Jan. 4, 2018. She was born March 26, 1923 to Amos and Gladys Hout.
 Iona lived a very full life alongside her husband of 74 years, Ralph Shreffler. During her life, Iona went to Lovington High School graduating in 1941 and was active in tennis, table tennis and softball. She worked in banking including working at a bank in Wilmington for a number of year, the federal government, and at the end of her career as the supervisor for real estate auditors at the Corps of Engineers in Omaha, NE. After retiring, she traveled to a variety of different countries, participated in the highest level of square dancing, played a mean hand of bridge, and enjoyed spending time with family, especially her nieces and nephews and friends. Her ability to speak in front of people found her as the worthy matron in Eastern Stars in Wilmington.
She is survived by her husband, Ralph; daughter, Gloria Churchill and grandson, Trevor Schuler.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 at Mountain View Funeral Home & Crematory, LLC in Mesa, AZ.