Cynthia “Cindy” A. Handy, 61, of Fort Dodge, IA, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 1, 2019, at her home. Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Cynthia was born October 26, 1957, in Fort Dodge, the daughter of Bud and Nellie (Dunning) Henry. In 1978, she graduated from Prairie Valley High School in Gowrie, IA. Cindy was united in marriage to Adalberto “Bud” Handy on January 12, 1989, in Fort Dodge. Cindy loved children and was a daycare provider for many years. She enjoyed cooking, baking and sitting outdoors. In spite of her long courageous battle with cancer, Cindy truly enjoyed life!
Cindy is survived by her husband of 30 years: Bud Handy of Fort Dodge; 2 children: Lucas Handy of Des Moines, IA and Elvira Handy of Lanesboro, IA; goddaughter: Tiffany Larson of Fort Dodge; 4 grandchildren: Carson Huffman, Emma Hernandez, Zophia Crisantos and Luciano Crisantos; and 5 sisters: Naomi Hiracheta of Fort Dodge, Sharon Grell of Fort Dodge, Linda Blair and husband Butch of Webster City, IA, Deb Timm and husband Roger of Pomeroy, IA and Brenda Paterson of Fort Dodge. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister: Donna Henrickson; and a sister in infancy: Karen.