Mary M. Wilson age 65 of Clinton, passed away peacefully surrounded by her daughters Monday, December 21, 2020 at MercyOne North in Clinton. According to her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at

Mary was born on January 28, 1955 in Estherville, IA, the daughter of Clyde and Amelda (Iverson) Wilson. She graduated from Estherville High School. Mary married Edward Lingenfelter in 1979. Ed passed away in 2015. She later married Bruce Gruver June 2001. Mary was employed with DM Services. She belonged to the Eagle’s Club. Mary enjoyed shopping, spending time with her family, friends and traveling- especially to Florida, Colorado and her latest trip to the Gulf Shores with her daughters.

Mary is survived by her daughters, Michelle Lingenfelter and Sara Skiles both of Clinton; her life partner Bruce Gruver of Clinton; grandchildren Michael Skiles and Ayden Lingenfelter; sisters Barb Allman and Betty Wilson both of Clinton; niece Angie Wilson; nephew Brian Wilson and numerous cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Robert Wilson. Memorials in Mary’s name can be dropped off at Pape Funeral Home.