Edna M. Marlett
Edna M. Marlett, 92, of Cedar Rapids, died on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at the Gardens of Cedar Rapids. A private family service will be held at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories.
The service will be livestreamed at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, and may be viewed at: client.tribucast.com/tcid/
Burial at the Keokuk National Cemetery in Keokuk. There will be a visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories.
As mandated by proclamation, social distancing must be practiced, which requires a limited number of people to be allowed into the visitation at one time. The use of face masks or shields is required.
Survivors include her husband, Eugene; a daughter, Jana Marlett (David Zangerle), all of Cedar Rapids; and two sons, Tom of West Des Moines and Marc (Kristie) of Snohomish, Wash. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Betty; and a daughter-in-law, Dee.
Edna was born on Sept. 15, 1928, in Keokuk, the daughter of James and Edna (Noelke) Roberts. She married Eugene B. Marlett on Aug. 16, 1953, in Keokuk.
Edna worked at Bell Telephone Co. and retired from there after 30 year of service.
She was a member of P.E.O. and Questers Preservation. Edna enjoyed travel with her husband Gene, gardening, cooking and especially time spent with her family and many friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
A memorial fund has been established. Please leave a message or tribute to Edna's family on our web page, www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.