She was born onMay 3, 1939 in Baltimore Md. the daughter of Charles and Anna Mae (Bevins) Perry.
She married Merle Weltzin on March 2, 1974 in Chicago, Ill. They later moved to Jesup, Ia. to raise their three daughters and after that they moved to Anita’s current home in Fairbank.
She is survived by her 3 daughters; Denise (Randy) Miller of Waterloo, Anita Weltzin and Angie Weltzin of Omaha Ne. 2 granddaughters; Stephany Weltzin whom they raised and Christina Weltzin, 4 grandsons; Travis Schmitt, Michael Weltzin, Steven Stoner and Tyler Stoner, 2 great-grandchildren Lillian and Gemma, 2 step-grandchildren; Miranda and Andrew Miller, 1 sister Sandra Dolan of Shreveport La. and special friends Doug Stoner, Michelle Neverman and Kelli McNamara
Preceeded in death by- Her parents, her husband Merle, a son John Riccio, 2 brothers Ronald Perry and Robert Perry and a brother-in-law Ralph Dolan.
Services will be at 10:30 am on Saturday February 25 at Woods Funeral Home with burial in the Fairbank Cemetery. Public visitation will be on Friday February 24 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm and for 1 hour before the sevices on Saturday, all at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the family.