Obituaries

Mary Ann Vaughn

Sep 15, 2018
Vaughn Mary Ann web

Services

10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 22, 2018 at St. Paul United Methodist Church burial in the West View Cemetery, both in La Porte City. 

La Porte City Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 319-342-3131. 

 

Visitation

Visitation will be held one hour before the service at the church.

Cemetery

West View Cemetery, La Porte City. 

Memorials

may be directed to St. Paul United Methodist Church, La Porte City.

Biography

Mary Ann Vaughn, 90, of La Porte City, died Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Friendship Village Med Center.  She was born May 29, 1928 in Des Moines the daughter of Emil and Marie Dahlgren Nielsen.  Mary Ann was a 1947 graduate of Geneseo High School.

She married Kenneth E. Vaughn on August 3, 1947 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua; he preceded her in death on August 23, 2003.

Mary Ann worked at Rath Packing Co. until she married her husband.  She farmed with him in La Porte City until their retirement in 1996.

She was very active and held many offices at St. Paul United Methodist Church.  Mary Ann also was a 4H leader for many years. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, card playing, and especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survived by: one son, Craig (Alice Sawin) Vaughn of Cedar Falls; one daughter, Carol (Terry) Grote of La Porte City; five grandchildren, Shelly (Søren Andersen) Dutler of West Dundee, IL, Christina (Rory) Riggle of La Porte City, Aaron Sawin-Vaughn, David (Carrie) Dutler of La Porte City and Jordan Sawin-Vaughn of Cedar Falls; four great grandchildren, Tyler Kennedy, Kennett Andersen, Wyatt and Laura Dutler; three step grandchildren; seven step great grandchildren; nieces and nephews, as well as many that called her “Mom”.

Preceded in death by: her parents and her husband.

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  1. Diane Slade | Sep 20, 2018

    Carol,

    We want to extend our sympathies to you and your family. Praying God will comfort all of you in your time of loss.

    With love,

    Diane and Al Slade

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