Marjorie Tallan Obituary

Marjorie Frances Tallan
Marjorie Tallan
Marjorie Frances Tallan

July 9, 1928 - June 2, 2011
Born in Eagle Grove, IA,
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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Marjorie Tallan, 82, passed from this life on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. In agreement with Marjorie's wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m., on Wednesday, June 8, at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

Marjorie was born on July 9, 1928 in Eagle Grove, Iowa, to Clifton T. and Grace Amelia McMahon Roseland. On June 18, 1950, Marjorie married William J. Tallan in Des Moines and their marriage was blessed with four children.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her daughter, Debra K. Iversen of Orlando, FL; three sons, William J. Tallan Jr. and Tim R. Tallan, both of West Des Moines and Jerry Tallan of Boston, MA; two sisters, Arloine Bullington of Hastings, MN and Norma Drey of Clive; three grandchildren, Maggie and Christopher Tallan of Los Molinos, CA and Robert Iversen of Orlando, FL; son-in-law, Jeffrey Iversen of Orlando; and daughter-in-law, Melissa Tallan of Los Molinos. Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Mercy Hospice in Johnston.


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Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, June 3, 2011
3:00 PM
Memorial Graveside Service:
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
3:00 PM
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Mercy Hospice
5820 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA US 50131