Hazel R. Belknap

Hazel Ruth Belknap, 86, of Mason City, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2001, at Heritage Health Care Center in Mason City.

Hazel, the daughter of Walter and Ida (Marth) Dolphin, was born April 12, 1915 in Britt.  She grew up in Britt and graduated from Britt High School in 1934.

She was united in marriage with Clarene Cline, the couple made their home in Mason City.  To this union two children were born.  She was united in marriage with Wayne Hamilton in June of 1951.  Wayne passed away in 1952.  Hazel then married Everett Belknap in 1958 in Waterloo.  Everett passed away in 1967.

In 1986, Hazel moved from Waterloo to her home in Mason City, where she resided until becoming a resident of Heritage Care Center in Mason City.

Hazel is survived by her son Kenny Cline and his special friend Carole Taylor of Mason City; four grandchildren: Mark Arges of Owatonna, Minnesota, Dana Jons of Germany, Tami Jesudass of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Tony Cline of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; nine great-grandchildren; sister Velma Bird of Britt; three sisters-in-law: Ann Dolphin of Kansas City, Kansas, Jean Dolphin of San Jose, California, and Evelyn Dolphin of Polson, Montana.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, one daughter Colleen Arges in 1964, and five brothers.



Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2001
Time: 2:00 pm
Where: Ewing Funeral Chapel – Britt
178 Center Street West, Britt, Iowa 50423
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