Marion F. Spence

Jan 11, 2020
Spence, Marion


Memorial service will be held at a later date.


Memorials may be directed to UnityPoint Hospice, 1825 Logan Avenue, Waterloo, IA 50703 or Sacred Heart Parish Capital Campaign, 1102 Walnut Street, Traer, IA 50675.


Marion F. Spence, 92, of La Porte City, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Bickford Assisted Living in Cedar Falls.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. The family wishes to thank the staff of Bickford Assisted Living and UnityPoint Hospice for the kind and loving care they showed our mother. A full obituary will be published when memorial services are announced.

Marion is survived by her six children; daughter, Becky Schulte of Ft. Dodge‚ daughter, Teresa (Richard) Rubendall of Waterloo‚  son, Gil (Rebecca) Spence of Dubuque‚ son, Stan (Cindy) Spence of Mt. Auburn‚ son, Timothy Spence of Phoenix‚ AZ, daughter, Ann Smith of Chandler‚ AZ; a brother, Tom (Lena) Gill of Fayetteville‚ AR; two sisters-in-law, Carolyn Gill of Jesup, IA and Winnie Lambert of CA; 14 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.

She is preceded by her parents, Frank and Mayme (Lassen) Gill; her husband, George J. Spence; two sisters, Ann O’Conner and Karen McIntyre; four brothers, Jim, Jack, Mark, and Greg Gill; two great grandsons, Sam Schulte and Richard Rubendall; and a son-in-law, Ralph Schulte.

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  1. Ellen Slessor | Jan 18, 2020
    We lived in La Porte City years ago and I so enjoyed having Marion as a friend.  We played a lot of bridge together and it was always a fun time.  So sorry for your loss.
  2. Emily Devine,RSM | Jan 17, 2020

    Becky and family you are in my thoughts and prayers.  Your Mom had a full life of which I am sure you are grateful for and have appreciated the times with her.

    Blessings and Peace to the family.

  3. Marvin and Sue Hrubes | Jan 14, 2020
    Sad to hear the news.  Always enjoyed visiting with Marion, and she was willing to share so much interesting info, especially at auctions.  Our prayers and sympathy to all of her family members.  Rest in Peace, Marion.  

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