Maybelle (Johnson) Mariner

BRITT — Maybelle (Johnson) Mariner, 96, of Britt, passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Lake Mills Care Center in Lake Mills.

Graveside services for Maybelle Mariner were held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, at Evergreen Cemetery in Britt with Pastor Willie Rosin officiating.

Maybelle Johnson was born on May 25, 1920, to Joel and Christina Johnson in Kanawha. She grew up in Kanawha and graduated from Kanawha High School in 1939.

Maybelle met John (Jack) Mariner who had moved to Kanawha after he was in the service. The couple married on April 5, 1945. To this union, two children were born, Ann and Michael.

She worked as a homemaker while Jack worked at Winnebago Industries, as a carpenter and farmer.

Maybelle loved to cook, can goods and sew. She also enjoyed her flowers whether it be growing them or receiving them.

Maybelle is survived by three grandchildren, Tony (Monica) Smidt, Lori (Troy) Aukes, and Alanna (Travis) Randall and 6 great-grandchildren.

Maybelle is preceded in death by her husband John; children, Ann (Mariner) Smidt and Michael Mariner; her parents; her brother, Lester Johnson; and her sisters, Gladys Shipman and Doris Allos. Ewing Funeral Chapel, 178 Center Street West, Britt, Iowa 50423, 641-843-3839.


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