Paula Jean Kimpston

Mar 2, 2018
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11:00 AM Friday, March 9, 2018 at Cedar Valley Community Church 3520 Ansborough Ave., Waterloo


4:00 to 7:00 PM, Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Locke Funeral Home, 1519 West 4th St., Waterloo


at a later date in Memorial Park Cemetery, Waterloo


to the family


Paula Jean Kimpston, 59, of Hudson, Iowa, died at her home Friday, March 2, 2018 from complications of a lengthy illness. She was born October 5, 1958 in LaCrosse, WI, daughter of Darius and Irene Anway Alderman.


Paula married Robert Kindschi and they later divorced. She married William Kimpston on January 22, 1999 in Hudson. She had attended Waterloo Central High School and graduated from Hawkeye Community College with certification as a Cardiac Heart Monitor Technician.


She worked as Admissions Representative for Sartori Hospital and worked at Covenant Medical Center for 12 years in Telemetry I.C.U.


Paula was a member of Cedar Valley Community Church. She enjoyed doing crafts, home remodeling, singing and being with her grandkids.


She is survived by her husband, Bill; daughters, Nikki (James) Williams of Waterloo, Kelli (Ryan) Nicholson of St. Louis, MO, and Krystal (Andy) Nicholson of Janesville, IA; sons: Robert Jr. (Sarah) Kindschi of Center Point and James (Mandy) Kimpston of Waterloo; 8 grandchildren: Brady, Victoria, Sequoia, Trevor, Ashley, Ava, Maci, and Lane; 3 brothers: Russell (Jean) Alderman of Waterloo, Larry Alderman of Lone Grove, OK, and Kevin (Gwen) Alderman of Cedar Falls; a sister in law, Betty Alderman; and several nieces and nephews.


Paula is preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Brett Alderman; a sister, Pamela in infancy; grandchildren: Brandon, James Jr. and Marissa, in infancy; and sisters in law, Sandra Alderman and Janice Alderman.

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  1. Lynn Mueller Laursen | Mar 27, 2018
    Bill, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that you and your family can cling to each other and the memories you made through the years. Prayers will be lifted for you.
  2. Janell Plaehn Ramsey | Mar 09, 2018
    Bill - I saw Paula's obituary and was reminded of you and old times. I send prayers and condolences across the years. I am sorry for your loss. 
  3. Mike Swick | Mar 08, 2018

    Bill and family,

    Sorry for your loss.

  4. Chot | Mar 06, 2018
    A super great friend thatwill always mean a whole bunch to me. She was always involved in creating and I still have her Christmas cards and ceramic tile creations from some years ago. She is resting peacefully now and patiently waiting for us all.

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