Mary Lou Almlie

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Mary Lou Almlie

Moorhead, MN

Mary Lou Almlie, 84, passed gently from this life to the next on May 31, 2014 at Trinity Center in Des Moines, IA.

The eldest of four children, Mary Lou was born to Palmer and Edna (Johnson) Merkins on January 2, 1930. Siblings Inez, June, and Earl completed the family. Mary Lou attended school in Shelly, MN. Following school, she met the dashing Marcus Almlie and they married in 1950. Mary Lou and Marcus became the proud parents of seven children: Neal, Wanda, Wayne, Carmen, Deborah, Scott, and Barbara.

Those preceding Mary Lou in death were her husband, her parents, and her brother, Earl.

We will remember the remarkable life of Mary Lou Almlie during a visitation at Merle Hay Funeral Home Tuesday evening, June 3, 2014, from 5 to 7 p.m.


Funeral Home
Merle Hay Funeral Home - Des Moines
4400 Merle Hay Road  Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 278-4633
Funeral Home Details
Published in Des Moines Register on June 1, 2014
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