Obituaries: Marjorie McCarty

OTTUMWA-Marjorie A. McCarty, 87, of Ottumwa, died at 11:10 p.m. January 3, 2017 at Serenity House Hospice in Oskaloosa.

She was born November 9, 1929 in Oskaloosa to Earl and Jeanette Wassenhoven Smith.  She married James Ian McCarty in 1953 and he preceded her in death on August 16, 2011.

Marjorie was raised in the Bussey area and was a graduate of Oskaloosa High School.

Surviving is her son, Mike McCarty of Ottumwa;  her daughter, Patty (Cliff) Van Zee of Oskaloosa; 3 grandchildren, Jeff Hurley, Dalton McCarty and Logan McCarty.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jeff McCarty; a daughter-in-law, Christine McCarty and a sister, Kay Rupprecht.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Reece Funeral  Home with  Pastor Bill Hornback officiating.  Burial will be in McCormick Cemetery near Highland Center.

Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Friday with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Mahaska County.