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Marilyn Ann Harris - 88

12/12/1931 - 3/15/2020

Clinton, IA

Marilyn Ann Harris age 88 of Clinton, passed away Sunday March 15, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Clinton.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday March 18th at the Pape Funeral Home.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 12:00 noon until  2:00 PM at the funeral home.  After the service, cremation rites will be accorded.  Online condolences may be left at


      Marilyn was born on December 12, 1931 in Clinton, the daughter of Thomas and Viola (Lage) Sheridan.  She was a Clinton High School graduate.  She married Jack Harris on May 31, 1952 in Clinton.  Jack passed away on July 26, 2009.  She was employed at Mercy Hospital in admitting for over 36 years.  Marilyn was a member of the Journey Church.  She loved her family, shopping, collecting “Beanie Babies”, and traveling, especially to Colorado to see her son and to California to see her sister.  Marilyn never met a person she didn’t like.  She enjoyed going to lunches with her co-workers and spending time with her many friends.  She will be sadly missed by her family.


     Marilyn is survived by her three children, Debra (Tim) Geiger of Clinton, Stephen Harris of LaPorte, CO, and David (Martha) Harris of Fulton, IL; four grandchildren, Thomas and Zachary Geiger, Jonathan Harris, and Rachel (Jesse) Ramirez; her first great grandchild due in August and her sister, Jo Ann Totten of Ventura, CA.  She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.   Memorials may be made to the Journey Church.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 12:00 noon until 2:00 PM at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday March 18th at the Pape Funeral Home. After the service, cremation rites will be accorded. Online condolences may be left at


  • Kim & Dan Bennett

    on 03/17/20

    We are sorry to hear of Marilyn's passing. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. 

  • Irma Bland

    on 03/17/20

    Did not know your mom, Dave, but my sympathy, thoughts and prayers go out to you, Martha and your entire family.


    on 03/17/20

    Our deepest sympathy and prayers go out to Dave and Martha Debbie and Tim and Steve in the lost of your dear mother.Many fond memories of  Marilyn at your famliy get togethers. Such a wonderful laugh and smile.Rest in Gods peace. Daniel and Susan Sikkema

  • Sandy Foster

    on 03/18/20

    Sympathies to the whole family. I worked with Marilyn my whole time @ Mercy & she was a great co-worker. she will be missed.

  • Julie Miller

    on 03/18/20

    I worked with your mom many years and really enjoyed her! I remember her 55th birthday which was a lot of fun and how she loved to shop!  I was glad when I ran into her several times in the past few years. Sympathy to you all

  • Bonnie Dahl

    on 03/18/20

    My prayers and condolences to Debbie, David, Steve and your families. I always enjoyed spending time with Marilyn over the years that we were next door neighbors. Sending my love and sympathy to you all. She will be missed.❤️❤️

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