Mary Gay Obituary

Mary E. Gay
Mary E. Gay
Mary E. Gay

January 26, 1911 - December 14, 2007
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Mary E. Gay, 96, died Friday, December 14, 2007 at Valley View Village where she had lived for over 30 years. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 18 at St. Joseph Catholic Church where she was a long-time member. Burial will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Colfax Cemetery.

Mary was born on January 26, 1911 to John and Ottilia (Kudrna) Gay. She grew up in Seevers, IA near Colfax and graduated from the Colfax Schools. She worked as a secretary at Aetna Insurance Company for over 40 years. She will be remembered as a thoughtful, kind woman who loved her family and enjoyed reading and spending time with her friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, William, John and Valeria Gay. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Isabell Gay of Madrid; seven nieces and nephews; and great nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel after 3 p.m. Monday where the family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. and a Rosary will be said at 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her church or Mercy Hospice.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, December 17, 2007
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Cemetery
Colfax Cemetery
Colfax, IA US
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
10:30 AM
Service
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
3300 Easton Boulevard
Des Moines, IA 50317
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
10:30 AM

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St. Joseph's Catholic Church
3300 Easton Boulevard
Des Moines, IA
Mercy Hospice
5820 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA US 50131