Marlys Jean Federspiel
JESUP – Marlys Jean Federspiel, 69 years old of Jesup, IA, died Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Memorial Hospital, Waterloo, IA.

She was born October 26, 1949, at Cresco, IA, the daughter of Hubert Otto Ernst and Marjie Mae (Woellstein) Ernst. Following her educational years, she was united in marriage to Daniel Earl Federspiel on September 30, 1972, in Jesup, IA. Marlys had worked at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, and as a paraprofessional at Jesup Community Schools. She also served 19 years as a volunteer on the Jesup Ambulance Service crew.

Marlys is survived by her husband, Dan of Jesup; three sons, Cliff (Bobbie) Federspiel of Jesup, Jamie (Brenda) Federspiel of DeWitt, IA, and Dan Federspiel of Jesup; three grandchildren, Chelsey (Derick) Hutchison, Mitchell (Caitlyn) Federspiel, Kaylea Federspiel; one great-grandson, Brayden Federspiel; and one sister, Pam Clark of Minneapolis, MN.

Her parents and two stillborn brothers, Jason Lee Ernst and Hubert Jay Ernst, preceded her in death.

Family services were to be held with cremation following.

White Funeral Home, Jesup, IA, was in charge of the arrangements.
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