Inverness Kathryn Stewart died at her home in Delta April 13, 2016. She was 92.
She was born in the MacMillan family home in Finch, Ontario, Canada, May 4, 1923, to Fred and Harriet Peinert. Most of her childhood was spent in Massena, N.Y.
She worked at Alcoa, where she met Robert Stewart. They married Sept. 7, 1946, and moved to Iowa. In 1951, they moved to Lake Benton, Minn. In addition to his veterinary practice, they farmed, specializing in beef cattle. They moved to Colorado in 1978 and to Missouri in 1981. After her husband's death, Mrs. Stewart returned to Lake Benton for several years. She lived in Delta for the past 12 years.
Mrs. Stewart enjoyed art, music, dancing, card games, hunting, fishing, gardening, painting, politics, history, meeting people, making friends and rescuing animals.
She is survived by her children, Kate (Wayne) Elliott, Jean (Tom) Schroeder, all of Albuquerque, N.M., and Jim (Patty) Stewart of Delta; her grandchildren, Graham and Mara Elliott, Tim and Amy Schroeder and their children Jennifer and Tommy, Betsy and Nate Andrews and their children Joey Wurtz, Ryan, Gabe and Matthew Andrews, Ben Schroeder, Caitie and Casey Habersang and their children Carsten and Cody, and Maggie, Katie, Ellen and Donny Stewart; her brother, Larry (Barbara) Peinert; her sister-in-law, Dr. Julia (Steve) Werner; and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. R.A. "Doc" Stewart; a son, William; and two children who died at birth, Jane and Donald.
Memorial services are pending.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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