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Mary D. (Lampe) Sturm

March 17, 1927 — August 9, 2020

Mary D. (Lampe) Sturm, 93, of Bellevue, passed away on Sunday, August 09, 2020 at Mill Valley Care Center.

Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Family will greet friends 9:00 am – 10:30 am, also on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bellevue prior to Mass. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

It is recommended to utilize masks during the visitation at the funeral home and at the funeral mass due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Funeral Mass will be live streamed on the St. Joseph Bellevue - Sts. Peter & Paul Springbrook Facebook page, on their You Tube Channel and on Bellevue Cable TV.

A memorial fund has been established in Mary’s memory, memorials and condolences may be mailed to Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cremation Service 100 N. 6th St. Bellevue, IA 52031 if you are unable to attend services c/o Mary Sturm Family.

Mary’s family asks everyone to sign the online guestbook and leave a condolence at

Mary was born March 17, 1927 in Bellevue, the daughter of William and Anna (Haxmeier) Lampe. She married Arnie J. Sturm on September 12, 1950, he passed on February 1, 1991. Mary enjoyed playing cards with her siblings, shopping and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a great cook and baker. Mary always enjoyed going out with the “Church Ladies” on Saturday nights after mass. She loved spending time with her family and babysitting the grandchildren. Mary will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her children, Jill Sturm, Jane Sturm, and Jean (Mike) Knockel; grandchildren, Jason (Tina) Knockel, and Jennifer (Ryan) Eddy; great-grandchildren, Taylor (Danielle) Chapman, Mitchel (fiancée Kenisha) Chapman, Kaiden Knockel, Anna Knockel, Nile Eddy, and Ty Eddy; great-great grandchildren, Evelyn and Charlotte Chapman; siblings, Larry (Marietta) Lampe, Norbert Lampe, and Marcella “Babe” Junk.


Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; siblings and brothers and sisters in-law, Richard (Velma) Lampe, Mercedes (Alvin) Herrig, Helen (John) Daugherty, Linda Lampe, Dwain Junk, Alfonse (Erma) Sturm, Vincent (Dottie) Sturm, Velma (Roman) Droessler, Sally (Ben) Scheckel, and Celeste Sturm.


The family would like to thank the staff at Mill Valley Care Center and Hospice of Jackson County for your care of our mother during this time.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mary D. (Lampe) Sturm, please visit our flower store.


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