Mary Lou Reynolds

Service


Date:

November 21, 2018

Start Time:

10:00 am

Location:

Overton Funeral Home

Address:

714 First Street
Traer, IA  50675

Arrangements By:

Overton Funeral Home, Traer

Visitation


Date:

November 21, 2018

Start Time:

10-11:00 am

Location:

Overton Funeral Home

Address:

714 First Street
Traer, IA  50675

Mary Lou Reynolds

Visitation:
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 from 10-11:00 am
Overton Funeral Home
714 First Street
Traer, IA 50675

Funeral Service:
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 11:00 am
Overton Funeral Home
714 First Street
Traer, IA  50675

Burial:
St. Paul Catholic Cemetery
Traer

Luncheon:
Immediately after burial at St. Paul Catholic Church

Mary Louise Reynolds was born October 13, 1936, daughter of Russell and Pauline (Smith) Johnson.  She graduated from Lennox High School then married Gordon Neil Reynolds.  Mary Lou and Gordon lived in Des Moines for a while then moved to Traer where he worked for John Deere and owned and operated a barber shop while she worked for the Traer Supermarket.  After retiring, Mary Lou enjoyed reading and watching television.  Mary Lou most enjoyed shopping at Younkers, eating at McDonalds and going to the casino.  She was a very determined woman with a mind of her own.  She was very caring and found a new calling in life when the grandchildren arrived and she was able to help with their care and activities.

Mary Lou passed away at the age of 82 years on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at Sunrise Hill Care Center of Traer.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gordon in 1995; son, James “J.R.” in 1996; and her sister, Jeanie Fillipi;  Mary Lou is survived by two daughters, Lynn (Kendall) Staker and Beth Morrison both of Traer; a brother, Theodore Johnson of Washington D.C.; sister, Peg Sandven of Arizona; 7 grandchildren:  Leigh (Tyler) Sell of Traer; Megan Staker of San Francisco, CA; Brent (Danielle) Staker of Bristow, IA; Rhiannon (Thad) Dearth of OH; Katie Morrison of Iowa City; and Scott and Tyler Morrison of Traer; and 6 great-grandchildren:  Molly, Lily, Wesley, Alexis, Kallie and Avianna.

Mary Lou will be deeply missed.  Memorials may be directed to the family.

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