Mary Gilley

Mary Katherine Gilley, 78, passed away on September 8, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. She was born April 25, 1936, to Ira and Agnes Gilley in Bayard.

Mary graduated from Scranton High School in 1955. She was employed at Des Moines General Hospital for 5 years and Mercy Medical Center for 45 years in the housekeeping and laundry department. She was an active member of All Saints Catholic Church, and she liked going to Prairie Meadows, playing bingo, ballroom dancing, and bus tours.

Mary is survived by her brother, Leo M. Gilley, and many beloved friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to All Saints Catholic Church or Mercy Hospice in Johnston.

Cremation rights have been accorded. Memorial services will take place at 11:00 a.m., September 11, at All Saints Catholic Church in Des Moines, with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. A private family burial will be held at Union Township Cemetery in Coon Rapids.

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