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 Marlys <I>Watermiller</I> Toft Rich

Marlys Watermiller Toft Rich

Hampton, Franklin County, Iowa, USA
Death 30 May 2013 (aged 79)
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Plot Section: Prayer Block: 6 Lot: 22 Grave: 4
Memorial ID 111810266 · View Source
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Daughter of Jake & Nettie Watermiller

Marlys Toft Rich, 79, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2013,at Calvin Community in Des Moines.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, June 7, at Capitol Hill Lutheran Church, 511 Des Moines Street. Burial will be at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Marlys was born July 31, 1933, in Hampton, Iowa, to Jake and Nettie Watermiller. Marlys spent her youth in Belmond, Iowa. She graduated from Belmond High School in 1951 and married Donald Toft. They had three children, Doug, Mike, and Wendy.

After Don's death in 1982, she married Jack Rich in 1983, and they spent many years in the Beaverdale area and in Johnston before moving to the Calvin Community Retirement Center in Beaverdale in 2009. Marlys was a member of the former Central Lutheran Church and Capitol Hill Lutheran Church.

Marlys is survived by her twin brother, Marlin Watermiller; husband, Jack; sons, Douglas (Joanne) Toft and Mike Toft; daughter, Wendy Wieland; step-daughter, Deleath (Steve) Blomberg; step-sons, Chris (Kym) Rich and Neal (Kim) Rich; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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  • Created by: Lynn Schneider
  • Added: 4 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111810266
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marlys Watermiller Toft Rich (31 Jul 1933–30 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111810266, citing Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Lynn Schneider (contributor 46492409) .