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Marilyn  Aldrich
Marilyn Aldrich
Marilyn Aldrich

August 16, 1932 - April 4, 2021
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Waukee, Iowa
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Mary Agnes “Marilyn” Aldrich, 88, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021, at home. Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, April 9, 2021, at St. Boniface Catholic Church. The service will be livestreamed on the Iles website. Go to IlesCares.com at 10:45 a.m. Friday and scroll to the bottom of Marilyn’s obituary to join in the service. Cremation will follow services and private inurnment will be held at Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter at a later date.
*Livestream link will be available here https://youtu.be/1VqxLwtzU14 *

Marilyn was born August 16, 1932, in Des Moines, to Francis and Eva (Wellington) Mahedy. She married Stewart Aldrich on June 19, 1954, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church and they made their home in Waukee where they raised their seven children.

Marilyn enjoyed spending time with her family and her church family. She was an avid reader and loved baking and cooking.

Marilyn is survived by her children Kathy Hamilton, Tom Aldrich, Jerry Aldrich, Marcia (Steve) Greenslade, Cindy (Scott) Dyer, Jan (Dan) Tyler and Deanne Harbaugh; 20 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren, her siblings Margaret Nelson, David (Deana) Mahedy, Sharon Rodish and Mike Mahedy; two sisters-in-law, Mary Mahedy and JoAnn Mahedy; She was preceded in death by her husband, Stewart, her parents and her siblings, Edward, Frank, Jack, Bill and Daniel Mahedy.

The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 p.m. Thursday at Iles Westover Chapel where a vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Boniface Catholic Church or Aheinz57 Pet Rescue and Transport. Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com.


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Visitation
Iles Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, April 8, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Vigil Service/Rosary
Iles Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, April 8, 2021
7:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Boniface Catholic Church
1200 Warrior Lane
Waukee, IA 50263
Friday, April 9, 2021
11:00 AM
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Charities

St. Boniface Catholic Church
1200 Warrior Lane
Waukee, IA US 50063
AHeinz 57 Pet Rescue and Transport
P.O. Box 188
De Soto, IA USA P.O.50069-
We are committed to saving homeless companion animals, assisting other shelters/rescues through rescue transports, offering in-home training to keep dogs in their current homes, and educating the public on the issues of pet over-population, responsible pet ownership and puppy mills.