Charlene Mae Nuzum, 79, of Sioux City, passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019 at her residence.
Private graveside services were held at Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements were under direction of Waterbury Funeral Service of Sioux City.
Charlene was born on February 15, 1940 in Kingsley, Iowa to Homer and Clara (Zimmerman) Ward.
She married DeWayne Gary Nuzum on January 18, 1965 in LaVern, Minnesota. He passed away in 2010.
Charlene was a homemaker, and she loved spending time with her family. She was the best mom to daughter, Lori and son-in-law, Chuck.
She enjoyed her home in the country, gardening, and watching the wild animals.
Charlene had a strong Christian faith and enjoyed attending church.
Survivors include her daughter, Lori (Chuck) Edwards; her sister, Janice (Myron) Wimmer; a sister-in-law, Donna Ward; a brother-in-law, Bob Richardson; many nieces and nephews; her granddog, Danica; and her grandcat, Peyton.
Charlene was preceded in death by her husband, DeWayne Nuzum; her parents; sisters Shirley (Ernest) Hawkinson and Dixie Richardson; brothers Gary, Duane, and Chuck Ward; a nephew, Ron Hawkinson; and a brother-in-law, Dale Quade.