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Service:

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
1:00 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines

Disposition:

Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Marvel J. Mallory

Des Moines

Marvel Jean Mallory, age 88, passed away suddenly Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

Funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines with burial at Glendale Cemetery.

Marvel was born May 22, 1928, in Carlisle, Iowa, to Loren and Genevieve (Brightwell) Conklin. She graduated from East High School in Des Moines. Marvel was employed at the VA Hospital in the dental department as a secretary and prior to that, worked at the Federal Building. She enjoyed reading and was an avid fan of any type of sporting event. She watched every sport that was televised and loved her Iowa teams. Above all, her greatest joy was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Marvel is survived by her daughter, Dana (Craig) Reed; daughter-in-law, Lisa Mallory; grandchildren, Jason (Lisa) Mallory, Kelly (Ross) Amundsen, Kathryn (Tim) McConnaughey, Stephanie (Nick) Anderson, Jesse (Torey) Mallory, Julie (Ian) Mason, and Chelsea (Brad) Miller; great-grandchildren, Adrienne, Benjamin, Eli, Bryan, Cole, Andrew, Xander, Trista, Brayden, Daniel, Bailey, Meghan, Cade, and Lanie; great-great-grandchildren, Maiya and Jameson; and a host of other loving extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Loren Conklin and Genevieve Benton; husband, William Mallory; sons, Dan Mallory and Tim Mallory; and her sister, Lorraine Jones.

Memorial contributions may be directed to American Cancer Society in loving memory of Marvel. Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.