In Memory of Nancy Ann Imhoff

Nancy Ann Imhoff
Nancy Ann Imhoff
Born: September 27, 1942
Died: August 29, 2015
Age: 72
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Nancy Ann Imhoff
September 27, 1942 - August 29, 2015
From: Odebolt, IA

Nancy Ann Imhoff, age 72, of Odebolt, Iowa passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2015, at the Bethany Life Communities of Story City, Iowa.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 3, 2015 at the St. Martin’s Catholic Church of Odebolt, Iowa. The Father Richard D. Ball will officiate. Committal Services will follow at the St. Martin’s Catholic Cemetery of Odebolt, Iowa. Visitation will be held one hour prior the service from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 3, 2015 at the St. Martin’s Catholic Church of Odebolt, Iowa. The Christensen ~ Van Houten Funeral Home of Odebolt, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online to 

Nancy Ann Imhoff was born on September 27, 1942 in Atlantic, Iowa to Joseph and Olga (Krenk) Brabec.

Nancy’s family made their home in the Varina, Iowa area. She attended school and graduated with the class of 1960. After high school Nancy went on to further her education with two years of college.

Nancy was united into marriage to Francis “Boyd” Imhoff Jr. on February 8, 1964 at St. Columbkill’s Catholic Church of Varina, Iowa. The couple made their home in Pocahontas, and were blessed with three sons: Wayne, Joel, and Mark. The family moved to Odebolt, Iowa in 1970.

Nancy was a faithful member of St. Martin’s Catholic Church of Odebolt, Iowa. In the past she served as the secretary of the Odebolt Fair Board, worked as a dietician and cook at several nursing homes in the area; and recently served as the City Clerk of Arthur, Iowa.

Nancy loved spending time with her family and grandchildren. She enjoyed baking and decorating wedding cakes and birthday cakes, reading, delivering meals on wheels, and lending a helping hand.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Wayne (Stephanie) Imhoff of Ames, Iowa, Joel (Heather) Imhoff of Ames, Iowa, Mark (Donna) Imhoff of Ames, Iowa; grandchildren, Anna Imhoff, David Imhoff, Colin Imhoff, and Sarah Imhoff; brothers, Kenneth (Jan) Brabec of Fonda, Iowa, Dennis (Marcella) Brabec of Laurens, Iowa, Allan Brabec of Albert City, Iowa, and extended family and friends.

Nancy was preceded in death by her husband Boyd Imhoff; parents, Joseph and Olga Brabec; parents-in-law, Francis and Irene Imhoff.


Funeral Mass of
Christian Burial

10:30 a.m., Thursday,
September 3, 2015

St. Martin's Catholic Church
Odebolt, Iowa


Father Richard D. Ball

Rev. Mr. Mike Stover


Denny Sykes
Dale Sykes
Gary Sykes
Bruce Raasch
Darrell Godbersen
Gerald Miller


One Hour Prior
To The Service

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, September 3, 2015


St. Martin's Catholic Cemtery
Odebolt, Iowa


Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 5:45 AM
“We had a business together for years teaching cake decorating to100s of people. We worked well together and did lots of wedding cakes. She will be missed by so many friends. She was a hard worker and always wanted things to be perfect. She has been in our prayers for some time. God has another job for her, he will take good care of her. I had something on that I can't cancel, we got the paper this morning and nothing was in it for funeral so when I got Odebolt paper tonight I was sick that the funeral was tomorrow.i'll see you in afternoon. I'll come to the house !”
- Freida (Veit) Stehr and Lester Stehr
Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 5:45 AM
“Sending our love and support to Nancy's family. We are keeping all of you in our prayers. ”
- Al, Cindy, Alex and Jake Webb
Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 5:44 AM
“We appreciated all the beautiful birthday cakes Nancy made for our family. She was a great neighbor and will be missed.”
- Jack & Carol Bensley
Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 5:44 AM
“Nancy was such a dear friend, their wasn't anything she wouldn't do for you. She always referred to me as the sister she never had. We were kind of in the same boat, as I had five older brothers. We know that she isn't suffering anymore. Sending our sympathy to her boy's and there family. She will be missed. Rita Rake”
- Rita
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 1:42 PM
“The neighborhood is definely more empty. They are both missed.”
- Thad and Marilyn
Monday, August 31, 2015 at 3:21 PM
“Deepest sympathy to Nancy's family and friends. I worked with her many years ago. She was a sweet and talented lady. Her cakes were beautiful.”
- Fern Krayenhagen
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