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Marcella "Marcie" Eaton

June 26, 2013
Estherville Daily News

GRAETTINGER - Funeral services for Marcella "Marcie" Eaton, 74, of Graettinger will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at United Methodist Church in Graettinger with Pastor Rick Johnson and Pastor Christine Lang officiating. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church in Graettinger. Interment will be at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven.

She died Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at North Iowa Mercy Medical Center in Mason City.

Marcella Bell (Jensen) Eaton, the daughter of James and Leota (Starkey) Jensen, was born Sept. 29, 1938, in Graettinger.

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Marcella 'Marcie' Eaton

She received her education in the Graettinger schools, graduating from Graettinger High School.

On June 1, 1957, Marcie was united in marriage to Darrel Eaton. The couple made their home in Graettinger where they raised their family and she was employed at Bank of America in Estherville for 24 years. Later she was employed at Bank Plus. In her leisure time she enjoyed spending time with family and friends and volunteering in the community.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Graettinger and the UMW. Marcie also belonged to the Graettinger Women's Club and the Graettinger American Legion Auxiliary.

Left to cherish Marcie's memory are her husband, Darrel, of Graettinger; her children, Cynthia Anderson and her husband, Randy of Ankeny, and their children, Cole, Megan and Brett; Jane Jackson and her husband, Mark, of Polk City and their daughter, Katelyn; Dean Eaton and his wife, Michelle, of Effingham, Ill. and their children, Clay and his wife, Megan Eaton, and their son Charley; Amber Jaspering and her husband, Jordan; Gabe and Gracie Eaton and siblings, Thelma McCullough of Spencer; Roy Jensen and his wife, Berniece, of Dunnell, Minn. and sisters-in-law, Sue Jensen of Graettinger; Lu Eaton of Ruthven and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding Marcie in death were her parents and one brother, Merle Jensen. In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials.

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