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Mary Ann Maerschalk


Mary Ann Maerschalk, 86, of The Villages, Fla., formerly of Marion, Iowa, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 23, 2020, at her home for the past four years, Serenades in The Villages. A funeral Mass at
St. Joseph Catholic Church
in Marion, Iowa, will be held at a later date with burial of the urn at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Key West, Iowa. Arrangements by Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion.
Mary Ann was born Dec. 26, 1933, in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Katherine (Flanagan) Koester. She graduated from St. Joseph's Academy in Dubuque and Mercy School of Nursing. On Aug. 27, 1960, in Dubuque, Mary Ann was united in marriage to Joseph Maerschalk. She was a registered nurse and was employed at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Iowa City and Linn-Mar High School in Marion until retiring in 1995. Mary Ann previously was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marion.
She is survived and lovingly remembered by her husband, Joseph Maerschalk of The Villages, Fla.; three sons, Craig (Sally Seath) Maerschalk of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mark Maerschalk of Charlotte, N.C., and Jeff (Sanya) Maerschalk of Denver, Colo.; a daughter, Susan (Brian) Arnold of West Des Moines, Iowa; four grandchildren, Sarah Corbett, Landon Maerschalk and Jacob and Jadyn Arnold; and great-grandchildren, Alivia and Brendan Corbett, and their father, Dan Corbett.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorials in Mary Ann's memory may be directed to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marion, Iowa.
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