WillaDean Ann (Lamphier) Kaeser, 81, of Decorah, lA, formerly of Waukon, lA, died on Thursday, January 1, 2015, at the Aase Haugen Nursing Home, in Decorah, lA, following an extended illness.
WillaDean was born May 5, 1933, in Elkader, Iowa to Willis and Nellie (Landis) Lamphier. WillaDean married Neil Nelson on August 24, 1949, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. WillaDean worked as a sales clerk, line worker at the plating and wiring plants and also at Swiss Valley Cheese in St Olaf. In addition she cleaned homes and business in Elkader Iowa. The job she loved the most was working at a greenhouse.