Anna L. Kindl

  • Born: May 31, 1921
  • Died: March 2, 2016
  • Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service

2720 Muscatine Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240
Tel. (319) 338-1132

Tribute & Message From The Family

Anna L Kindl, 94, longtime resident of Iowa City, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 1016 at Mercy Hospital Hospice.

Funeral Services will be 10 a.m., Monday, March 7th at Zion Lutheran Church with burial following at Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at the Gay & Ciha Funeral Service in Iowa City. Memorials in Anna's name may be directed to Mercy Hospital Hospice or Zion Lutheran Church. Online condolences can be sent to her family at

Anna was born May 31, 1921 in rural Hancock County; daughter of August and Hannah (Bruns) Brunsen. On May 1, 1943 she married William Kindl Sr. at Zion Lutheran Church. During the war, Anna came to Iowa City through the WPA and obtained her nurse training going on to work as a nurse at Mercy, the University and later transferred to food service at the IMU and then to sewing at the hospital until her retirement in 1986.

She and Bill enjoyed traveling, and wintering in warmer places. Anna also enjoyed sewing, quilting and spending time with friends in a few of their social groups that kept her active. She was a longtime member of Zion Lutheran Church.

Her family includes her children, William Kindl of Central City, Patricia Schneider of Iowa City, Richard Kindl (Kathryn) of Iowa City and David Kindl of Iowa City; her sister, Bertha Leerar of Britt, Iowa and seven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; seven siblings and son-in-law, Paul Schneider.

Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service is caring for Anna's family and her services.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Rich, I remember your mom well from our Boy Scout days. She was always so involved and wanted everything to be just right! She was a sweet lady who lived a long life. I send deepest sympathy to your entire family and gratitude for the pleasant memories of your mother.

Bill Nusser

Posted by A friend   March 30, 2016

I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was a good neighbor and friend in Tulane Court. You have my deepest sympathy.
Sincerely, Velma Nigg

Posted by Velma Nigg - Iowa City, IA - Neighbor   March 07, 2016

Very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Karen and Diana Eakes

Posted by A friend   March 03, 2016

Bill and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of sadness.

Posted by Janice Bennett - Eddyville, IA   March 03, 2016

Dave--So sorry for your loss. It's never easy to lose a parent, hope your memories will help you through this sad time.

Posted by Cris Villhauer - Swisher, IA - Friend   March 02, 2016

We were very sorry to hear of Aunt Ann's passing. We are glad she will be free of all health problems. I always remember, as a child, being over at your house and Aunt Ann fixing all those good meals. We wish you only the happiest of memories and will be thinking of you. Kandy and Jim

Posted by Kandy Maharas - Lakewood, CO - Family   March 02, 2016

Family Album

Summer 2008 Pat, Aunt Ann, and Kandy