Mary Doud Obituary

Mary L. Mullahey Doud
Mary L. Mullahey Doud
Mary L. Mullahey Doud

May 12, 1927 - June 12, 2008
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Clive, IA
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Mary Louise (Mullahey) Doud, 81, of Clive, Iowa passed away on June 12, 2008 of natural causes.

Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 p.m., Sunday, June 15 with Vigil Service beginning at 7p.m. at Iles Funeral Homes - Dunn's Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 16 at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1230 Merle Hay Road, with a burial service to follow at Glendale Cemetery.

Mary was born on May 12, 1927 in Des Moines, Iowa. She was the eldest of Edward Patrick and Irene (Howard) Mullahey's three children.

Mary attended St. Augustin Grade School and graduated from St. Joseph Academy. Mary worked in the Des Moines Ordinance Plant during WWII. She worked at Standard Oil and Sacony Vac before becoming a fulltime homemaker. Mary married James Edward Doud of Des Moines on February 18, 1950 and together raised six children. Mary resumed her career by working at Petersen Harned Von Maur as a bookkeeper.

Mary and Jim enjoyed square dancing, golfing, and were known for their annual St. Patrick's Day parties. Mary also enjoyed ice skating at Greenwood Park, gardening, playing cards with friends, and crocheting.

Mary is survived by her six children: Dan Doud of Newport Beach, CA, Jennifer Doud of Urbandale, IA, Maureen Bolton of Portland, OR, Colene Letterle of Boise, ID, Trish Doud of Clive, IA and Brian Doud of Dallas, TX and fourteen grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by: her parents, her husband Jim, sister Jeanene Panther, and brother Edward Mullahey.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Theresa Catholic Church, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, or Dowling High School.





Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Sunday, June 15, 2008
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Theresa Catholic Church
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Monday, June 16, 2008
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Monday, June 16, 2008


St. Theresa Catholic Church
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50312
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
7075 Ashworth Road
West Des Moines, IA