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Marion A. Jackson

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Marion A. Jackson

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Marion A. Jackson, 91, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center following a brief illness. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 pm Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Iles Grandview Park Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held 10:00 am, Friday, July 18, at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines.

Marion was born May 2, 1923 in Pocahontas, IA to Fritz and Etta (Chilcote) Mefferd. She was a graduate of Pocahontas High School and the University of Iowa with a BSN in 1945. Her travels as a nurse took her to Seattle, WA, Washington, DC- and back to Iowa where she married Harlan H. Jackson in 1950 and raised her family. Marion enjoyed reading and any kind of puzzle.

Survivors include her children: Tim (Deborah Suess) Jackson, Greensboro, NC, Fritz (Tracy) Jackson, Grand Rapids, MI, Christopher (Sidne Ward) Jackson, Overland Park, KS, Mary Jo (Dave) Larkins, Altoona; grandchildren: Rachel and Grace Larkins.

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Published in Des Moines Register on July 16, 2014
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