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Service Details

Visitation:

Thursday, April 20, 2017
1-2 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines

Service:

Thursday, April 20, 2017
2:00 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines

Disposition:

Burial
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery

Arrangements:

Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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Mary Schlaht

Des Moines

Mary was born September 24, 1923, in New Orleans, Louisiana, and died April 15, 2017, at Taylor House Hospice at the age of 93.

Mary and her husband Leonard resided in Highland Park for more than 50 years. She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, and crocheting, as well as spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mary was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1957 and was a member of the Highland Park Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Carolyn (Abe) Hughes; 6 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 5 great great-grandchildren; sister, Betty (Wendle) Barnes; as well as a host of other family and beloved friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard; sons, Larry, Ron, and Don; grandsons, David and Brian; and her first husband, Norbert Allen.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior, on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Avenue in Des Moines. Interment will follow at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Taylor House Hospice in loving memory of Mary.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.