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Mary Elizabeth Berg Honnold

  • Birth 27 Jun 1921 Clearfield, Taylor County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 18 Mar 2012 Marengo, Iowa County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Ringgold County, Iowa, USA
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  • Memorial ID 87228496

Mary Elizabeth Honnold, age 90 of Iowa City, Iowa, died Sunday, March 18, 2012 at the Marengo Memorial Hospital, Marengo, Iowa. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, Iowa where the family will receive friends after 12:00 noon. Inurnment will be in Clearfield Cemetery, Clearfield, Iowa. Memorials may be contributed to the University of Iowa Foundation in Mary's name. Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, Iowa is in charge of arrangements.

Mary is survived by her sons, Dr. Charles Honnold of Iowa City, IA and Mark Honnold (Lois) of Kimberling City, MO; a daughter Mary Christina Yunker (Stephen) of Maui, HI; six grandchildren, Jeff Honnold of Pittsburg, PA, Erik Christopher Yunker (Linda) of Mesa AZ, Brent Honnold (Amanda) of Nevada, IA, Julia Maldonado of Wood Village, OR, James Yunker of Makawao, HI and Christina Yunker of San Francisco, CA; and five great-grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Charles Arthur Honnold, and a sister Louise Mogck.

Mary Elizabeth Berg was born June 27, 1921 in Clearfield, Iowa, the daughter of Robert Gustav Berg and Dolly Stamper Berg. She graduated from Clearfield High School as valedictorian of the Class of 1938. She attended Creston Junior College for 2 years and the University of Iowa for a year.

Mary served in the U.S. Army for 2 years during World War II. She was a radio operator in the signal corps attaining a Corporal T-5 rank.

Mary was united in marriage to Charles Arthur Honnold on June 12, 1942 in Creston Iowa. She enjoyed music, both piano and vocal, and was an avid reader. Mary served as a volunteer at the patient library at the University of Iowa Hospital and also was a patient advocate at the Veterans Hospital, both in Iowa City. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be missed by her family and friends.

Online condolences may be extended to the family at

John H Stamper, Mary's grandfather

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