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May Irene Tart


Fri, May 23rd, 2003
Posted in Obituaries

May Irene Tart, 87, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly of Spring Valley, died May 17, 2003 at West Ridge Care Center in Cedar Rapids of complications of Alzheimer's disease.

May Irene Skare was born Nov. 8, 1915, in rural Spring Valley and graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1933. She graduated from Winona State Teachers College in 1935 and later received a master's degree in special education from Winona State University. In 1941, she married Lucius Tart in Spring Valley. He died in 1978. Mrs. Tart began a 40-year teaching career at LaFevere one-room school southeast of Spring Valley. She also taught in Bloomfield and Ostrander and later in Spring Valley for 18 years. After retiring in 1975, she remained active as a volunteer with Spring Valley Historical Society, Community Memorial Hospital, Spring Valley Nursing Home Auxiliary and Meals on Wheels. She moved to Cedar Rapids in July 1998.

Survivors include nieces and nephews. A sister and a brother preceded her in death.

The funeral was May 22, 2003 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Spring Valley, with the Rev. Russell Scepaniak officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Hindt-Hutchins Funeral Home in Spring Valley was in charge of arrangements.

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