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Virginia Lee Bombei

Jan 17, 2018

Virginia Lee Bombei, 98, of Keota, died Sunday, January 14, 2018 near Lockridge.

Virginia was born in Keokuk County, to John and Elizabeth (Klett) Redlinger. On November 10, 1949, she married Howard Bombei at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. A homemaker, Virginia lived in the Harper and Talleyrand communities most of her life. She was a member of Holy Trinity Parish and the Altar and Rosary Society.


Survivors include six children: Gregory (Carla Graham) Bombei of Keota, Cheryl (David Whiting) Bombei of Iowa City, Karen (Rodger) Krogmeier of Lockridge, Rosemary (Gary) Lane of Mt. Pleasant, Rhonda (David) Hackleman of Cedar Rapids and Thomas Bombei of Marion; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law: Marie Redlinger and Mary Lou Walker, both of Keota. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; granddaughter: Ashley Whiting; three brothers: Rosemond, Daryl and Richard Redlinger.


Memorial mass will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018, Holy Trinity Parish - St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota. Burial at Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery. Visitation 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota; wake service and rosary at 4:00 p.m.

Memorials for Clear Creek Heritage Association. Tributes may beleft at

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