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Mary E. Lingle
Mary E. Lingle, 83 of Clinton, passed away Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at her home.  A Mass was held Nov. 28 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in DeWitt.  Visitation was held Nov. 27 at the Pape Funeral Home in Clinton.  Burial was at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. 

Memorials may be given to the Iowa Public Television or to the family. 

Online condolences may be left at papefh.com

Mary was born April 14, 1934, in Clinton, the daughter of Edwin and Grace Thomsen Dolan.  She graduated from Clinton High School in 1952.  She married Richard Lingle on Nov. 23, 1973, in Clinton.  Mary was a registered nurse at Medical Associates and Bluff Terrace Nursing Home, and taught C.N.A. classes at Clinton Community College in Clinton.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in DeWitt.

She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family.

Mary is survived by her husband, Richard Lingle of Clinton; three daughters, Pam Lingle of Clinton, Charline Lingle of DeWitt, and Denise (Patty) Lingle of Clinton; three grandchildren, Elizabeth (Scott) Birdsley, Alice (Tom) Drummond, and Joshua (Jessica) Lingle; six great-grandchildren, Natalie Grace, Gavin Miles, Gabriel Paul, Lauren Paige, Jocelyn Elizabeth, and Sydney Marie; a sister, Annamarie (Michael) Sanford of Clearwater, Florida; a brother, James (Joni) Dolan of Clinton; and a special friend, Evelyn Repp of Clinton. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, and two sisters.

The family would like to thank Dr. Edwin Motto and France for their loving care of Mary.


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