Christy Lynn Dyer, age 63, of Hiawatha passed away on Tuesday morning, November 19, 2019 under the care of Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha, Iowa. She was born in Ottumwa, IA on November 30, 1955 to J.W. & Phyllis Latcham
She graduated from Eddyville High School, and then attended Indian Hills Community College. She married David Dyer on January 10, 1976 and they later divorced. She was a City Clerk working in Agency, Eldon and Center Point, Iowa retiring in 2009.
Christy was active for over 20 years with Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa as a troop leader and trainer. Her favorite thing to do was to shop for her extensive collection of milk glass. Time spent with her children and grandchildren is what she cherished the most.
Christy is survived by her special friend Dave Walerius of Hiawatha; children, Shannon (Justin) Clark of Ottumwa, Derek Dyer of Ottumwa; 3 grandchildren, Delaney Mondia, Dalton Mondia, Owen Jensen; 2 step-grandchildren Ryan Clark and Audrey Clark; niece Alexandra Reeves and siblings, Lori (Scott) Reeves of Ottumwa, and Glen Latcham, of Ottumwa, She is preceded in death by her parents, J.W. & Phyllis Latcham.
Christy's body has been cremated and per her wishes there will be no visitation or funeral. There will be a private family gathering at the graveside with inturnment at White Oak Cemetary in Cedar, Iowa.
A Celebration of Life will take place December 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the VFW in Iowa City.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family or brought to the Celebration of Life.
Published on November 21, 2019