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Madonna Mae Varner

Jan 18, 1941 - Jun 21, 2020


Madonna M. Varner, 79, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at her home. A funeral mass celebrating her life will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, June 26, 2020 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Maquoketa. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 P.M. on Thursda...


Jun 25


Thursday, June 25, 2020
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Carson Celebration of Life Center

318 West Pleasant Street
Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

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Jun 26


Friday, June 26, 2020
10:30 am

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

200 S. Vermont Street
Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

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Madonna Mae Varner

January 18, 1941 - June 21, 2020

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Gay Storlie July 1, 2020

Madonna was such a great gal! I was blessed with the opportunity to work with her at Maquoketa Care!! We had such a great time!! She with out a doubt touched so many lives!! Deb, Mark and family you are in our prayers! Gay Storlie

shirley driscoll June 27, 2020

Mary and to the extented family so sorry to hear of Madonna passing, was a wonderful person, we /are cousins and remember alot of times we spent together at the farm, the virus has kept us from coming but you all were in our prayers, Shirley Driscoll, Waneda Michel,

Rose Wendel June 26, 2020

Reading all these tributes makes me wish I would have known Madonna. Wow. One could only hope for all these wonderful tributes to their life. For her family, you have to have some comfort from all these people. This says a lot of who she was. Give yourselves time to grieve as you have definitely lost a huge part of your life but know she is with you always. Rose

Barb ( Clark ) Biddle June 26, 2020

Reading this breaks my heart! I have thought many times over the years about Madonna. We worked together for several years at Maquoketa Care and became good friends. She was so much fun to work with and such a hard worker. Always talking about our kids or whatever. You kids all have my deepest sympathy. I know she will be deeply missed!

Michelle Maze Hughes June 25, 2020

Deb & Family, I was so sorry to hear of Madonna's passing! I enjoyed working with her at Maquoketa Care Center several years ago. She was a hard worker, but often found time to share a smile, a funny antidote, or a chuckle with me... and many others. All Our Sympathy to you! Michelle & Mark Hughes

Karen Clark June 25, 2020

Deb Mike Mark and family. We are so sorry for the passing of Madonna.I have many found memories of your mother working with her for 17 years. Deb Al sends his sympathy to you he enjoyed working with you . You all have our deepest sympathies.your mother was such a wonderful person. May God bless you at this time of sottow. Al and Karen Clark

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Laurie Thomsen June 25, 2020

I will miss your smile, our laughs together and your kindness.

Donna Lacey June 25, 2020

Ma Donna was not only a great neighbor of 28 years; but, a good friend. She shared many memories of her family - her priority! I will so miss our back yard chats and trips to the city dump with our leaves and debris. Her memory will live on with many of us.

Dave Davis June 25, 2020

Deb , so sorry for your loss , I hope that you would be comforted in this time of loss . May GOD bless and keep you and bring peace and comfort to You and your Family.

Charlie and Cathy Easterly June 25, 2020

We are saddened to hear of Madonna's passing. She was a terrific person who cared so deeply for her family and everyone. She had such gentle ways and always took time to care and listen. It was wonderful having her as a neighbor across the street on Jones for many years and then talking after church about her wonderful family.

Butch Steines June 25, 2020

Madonna, due to the Coronavirus I have been avoiding crowds. Because of this I will not be able to attend your visitation or funeral. Madonna, I do wish you the greatest of eternities!! Condolences to the rest of the family and friends!!

Cindy Casel June 24, 2020

Deb and family I am so sorry for your loss

Bernadette Banowetz Siebert June 24, 2020

I just heard from a friend in Jackson County of Madonna'a death. She was such a neat person. Her family lived neighbors to us north of Maquoketa and she went to Esgate country school with our family. Then many years later she lived two houses from Mom in town so we would see her occasionally. We would also see her at Maquoketa Care Center where she was admired so for her care of the elderly. She also is a distant relative connecting to both sides of my parents. She lived a good life and will be missed.

Vicki Bellmore June 24, 2020

Deb and family. So sorry for your loss.

Connie Bonney June 24, 2020

To the family- Madonna always had a smile when i seen her and got to chat with her..God needed a special angel to fill a spot and MaDonna will do a great jobat that.. Know i am thinking of each and everyone of you at this very hard time in life.

Candace King Nelson June 24, 2020

So Sorry for your loss my prayers go out to the family during these difficult times she will be greatly missed. 🙏🙏😪

Cathy Rubel June 23, 2020

My deepest sympathy to Madonna’s family. I was the director of nursing at Maquoketa Care Center for many years and was able to enjoy Madonna throughout that time. She was a great asset to the facility in her roles. She will be missed.

Roy and deb Wilhelm June 23, 2020

Mike and family we are so sorry for your loss. Your mom eas a great lady. She will be missed.deb and roy wilhelm

Linda DeMoss June 23, 2020

Sorry for your loss...may God watch over the family during this time of passing

CHERYL HARTWIG June 23, 2020


Steve & Cindy Daniels June 23, 2020

Deb & Family, So sadden to hear of MaDonna's passing. Just had a conversation with her the other day, will miss those. She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Barb Brady Notz June 23, 2020

Sorry for your family's loss. My deepest sympathies to all

Gerald and Carolyn Laughlin June 23, 2020

Deb and family, sorry for the loss of your Mother, your family has our deepest condolences 🙏🙏 big hugs to the family 🥰

Diana Thomas June 23, 2020

My deepest sympathies, she was a kind, compassionate person.

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