116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
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MARIAN JOYCE KAHLER
Marian Joyce Kahler, 80, died peacefully Sept. 10, 2021, at Hospice of Mercy in Hiawatha, with her family at her side.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, at the First Christian Church in Vinton, with the Rev. Richard Jumper officiating. Visitation will be 1 to
4 p.m. at the church on Wednesday.
Marian was born March 22, 1941, in Shellsburg, the daughter of Boyd and Lena Weatherwax White. She grew up in Shellsburg and graduated from Shellsburg High School. On Jan. 27, 1963, she married Carl Kahler in Shellsburg.
Marian was a saleslady in several local businesses and always had a smile for her customers. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Vinton and enjoyed bowling, playing cards, reading, sending greeting cards and dining out with family and friends.
Marian is survived by her husband of 58 years, Carl; children, Michael Kahler of Vinton, Jodie (Steve) Ries of Vinton and David (Tonya) Kahler of Cedar Rapids; granddaughter, Rachel Ries of Cedar Rapids; siblings, Marlyn (Luana) White of Shellsburg, Ron (Bonnie) White of Cedar Rapids, Gary (Vicki) White of Surprise, Ariz., Barbara White of Sun City, Ariz., Janette (Dennis) Koch of Hawkeye, Iowa, and Dan (Raejean) White of Cedar Rapids; in-laws, Kevin (Sue) Booth of Ely, Nancy (Tom) Struve of Palo, Larry (Karen) Kahler of North Liberty and Cheryl Kahler of Palo; and several nieces, nephews and special friends.
Marian was preceded in death by her parents; in-laws; grandson, Ben Ries; siblings, Lonnie White, Diana Booth and Connie (Charlie) Kimball; and brother-in-law, Ed Kahler.
A memorial fund has been established.
Van Steenhuyse-Teahen Funeral Home is caring for Marian and her family. Condolences may be left at www.vsrfh.com.