July 14, 1931 - August 1, 2015
Mary Naviaux, age 84, of Spirit Lake, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2015, at her home in Spirit Lake. She was born on July 14, 1931, in Spencer, Iowa, to William and Zabeth (Flatt) Waechter. Mary graduated from Spirit Lake High School in 1949. She was united in marriage to John Naviaux on June 25, 1955, in Spirit Lake. John passed away on January 28, 2005. Mary took great pride in her family. She was always extremely proud of her children and all of their accomplishments. Mary made beautiful homes in Waterloo and Lincoln, before relocating to Spirit Lake in 2003. She got reacquainted with her childhood friends and joined the church and bridge club. Mary made many new friends and neighbors and liked living close to her children. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and friends. Coconut oatmeal cookies and coffee bars were among her favorites and were enjoyed by many. Shopping, flowers and gardening were some of her favorite activities. Mary had a love for animals and enjoyed feeding the birds. Mary is survived by her daughter, Mary Beth Jones, and her husband, Bruce of Bloomington, Illinois; four sons, Bill Naviaux, and his wife, Carol of Spirit Lake, Jim Naiaux, of Spirit Lake, John Naviaux of Spirit Lake, and Tom Naviaux of Spirit Lake; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John; and sister, Kathryn Moen. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 10, 2015, at the First Presbyterian Church in Spirit Lake. A memorial visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in Mary's name. The Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mary Naviaux, age 84, of Spirit Lake, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2015, at her home in Spirit Lake. She was born on July 14, 1931, in Spencer, Iowa, to William and Zabeth (Flatt) Waechter. Mary graduated from Spirit Lake High School in... View Obituary & Service Information
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