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October 5, 2017 Mary Louise Booth
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ARTICLE DESCRIPTION:

1938 - 2017

Mary Louise Booth, 79, passed away peacefully in the Hospice Unit at Mercy Hospital, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. There will be a private memorial at a future date per Mary Lou’s directive.

She was born May 4, 1938 in Providence, R.I., the daughter of James Henry and Mary Halstead Booth. Her father was a Navy warrant officer in the hospital corp for 20 years and was serving at Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack. Though she was young, this event left an impression on her.

She graduated from Elom College of North Carolina with a BA and from University of Georgia with an MA. She married Harrison Allen Lynn in 1961 and was divorced in 1984. She worked for University of Iowa as med tech and at Pleasantview Home in housekeeping. She was a member of Shiloh Church in Kalona and loved to read the Bible.

She is survived by cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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