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Marilyn L Hein
Marilyn L. Hein
Marilyn L Hein

May 8, 1924 - August 3, 2018
Born in Iowa
Resided in Waukee, Iowa
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Marilyn Letitia Hein, age 94, died August 3, 2018, at Legacy Point Care Center, Waukee, Iowa. She was born May 8, 1924, in Waterloo, Iowa to Richard H & Mildred Fitch Young. She attended Roosevelt High School and graduated from Walnut Hill School, Natik, Massachusetts. While attending Northwestern University, Chicago, she met & married Herb Hein. They made their home in Des Moines, where Marilyn finished her undergraduate degree at Drake University 20 years later.

She taught art at Valley High school & was proud of helping design and teach art in the new (1970) Valley High school. As a member of Questors, she was an avid collector, most notable of antique quilts. She was also a member of PEO and Junior League of Des Moines. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. She is survived by Son, Douglas (Barbara), daughter, Judi Gaylord, sister, Marlys Young Potter plus three grandchildren and one great-grandson.

A private graveside service at Masonic Cemetery will be held on August 15, 2018, for family and close friends. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Des Moines Art Center.

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