Jean Marie Naber, 62, of Cedar Falls, died Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, at UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital in Waterloo. She was born July 5, 1959 in Dubuque, the daughter of Gerald and RoseAnn (Rahe) Burkle. Jean married Wayne Naber Sept. 1, 1989 in Dyersville. She was a 1977 graduate of Dyersville-Beckman High School and a 1989 graduate of UNI. Jean was a CPA for many years at several firms in the metro area and was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Cedar Falls. She was past chapter president of the Institute of Management Accountants and enjoyed spending time with her family, golf and cooking.
Jean is survived by her husband, Wayne Naber, of Cedar Falls; her two daughters, Cassandra (Joseph) Kalishek of Gilbertville, and Leah Naber of Denver, Col.; a granddaughter, Kaylee Kalishek; her mother, RoseAnn Burkle, of Dyersville; four brothers, Rick (Danna) Burkle of Alamogordo, NM, Randy Burkle of Earlville, Paul (Monica Hayes) Burkle of Davenport, Joe (Julie) Burkle of Waukee, and a sister, Judy (Danny) Gotto, of Bankston.
She was preceded in death by her father, Gerald Burkle; a sister-in-law, Deb Burkle; a nephew, Kyle Burkle and a great niece, Natalie Kluesner.
Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, with burial at Hillside Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the church. Online condolences may be left at www.DahlFuneralHome.com.