Mary C. Tallman, 77, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Monday morning, April 30, 2018, at her home in Maquoketa, Iowa.
A celebration of Mary's life will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 P.M. on Friday, May 4, 2018, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa, Iowa. Burial will be at Bridgeport Cemetery, rural Maquoketa.
Mary Catherine Wheeler was born on June 19, 1940 in Iowa to Samuel and Trula (Elliot) Wheeler.
Mary married Bill Dague on June 22, 1957 in Dubuque, Iowa. They divorced and she later married Edward H. Tallman on May 2, 1974 in Galena, Illinois. He preceded her in death on May 21, 1992.
Mary had worked at Crestridge Nursing Home in Maquoketa, and later as an in-home health care provider. She enjoyed playing bingo and euchre.
Those left to honor her memory include her children, Mary Goodwin of Maquoketa, IA, William (Melissa) Dague of Center Point, IA, Steven Dague of Farmington, MN, Debra (Clay) Johnson of Baldwin, IA, Robert (Dona) Dague of Garrison, IA, and Stephanie Tallman of Maquoketa, Iowa; 26 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Edward and her former husband Bill, a son Richard Dague, and 2 grandchildren Jamie Lea Vohringer and Scot Michael Meader.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Mary Catherine Tallman memorial fund has been established.
Online Condolences may be left at www.carsonandson.com.
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My deepest sympathy to the family. I knew Mary when I worked with her at Crestridge and also she sold my Dad his last little dog, Mitsy. She was the light of my Dad's and Mom's life.
Knew Mary since as far back as I can remember. I remember her all ways taking care of others. Prayers to all of her family she will be missed.
I am so sorry for your loss. I wanted to be there for the service but I have got to work today. She will be greatly missed.
Love and prayers.
Sorry for your loss the best mother in law ever she will be miss by all
IM SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS , MARY WAS SUCH A VERY SWEET GAL
So very Sorry for your loss worked with Mary at Crestridge she knew my parents use to play cards with them back in the day. Thoughts and prayers to you all Rest in Heavens Peace Mary
Rest in peace sweet lady and prayers for the family.
Rest in peace sweet lady. Prayers for the family.
Praying for comfort for all of the family..Mary was such a sweet person.God Bless
I'm so sorry to hear. Many thoughts and prayers to the family. RIP Mary.
So sorry for your loss
So sorry for all Marys family for your loss she will be greatly missed by many may god be with you all in you time of sorrow Tolly Howell family
Was so sorry to get the message about Mary this morning, like I told Kathy this morning Jack, me and our Family are sending our thoughts and Prayers to the whole Family. RIP Mary.
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