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Marlys Jean (Schlangen) Heathman

June 16, 1934 ~ February 28, 2018 (age 83)

Mrs. Marlys Jean Heathman, 83, of DeWitt, Iowa, died Wednesday evening, February 28, 2018, at Westwing Place, DeWitt.

Marlys was born June 16, 1934, in Allison, Iowa, to the late August and Anna (Kramer) Schlangen.  She graduated from Charles City High School.  On September 5, 1954, Marlys married Donald Gene Heathman in Charles City.  The couple resided in Cedar Falls where she was employed by Holmes Junior High School in the cafeteria.  They moved to DeWitt in their retirement. Don preceded Marlys in death April 17, 2004.

She loved dancing with Don, traveling, antiquing, going to garage sales and attending her grandsons events.

Surviving are a son, Bryce (Carolyn Hasenmiller) Heathman of DeWitt; grandsons, Dylan (Sasha Owens) Heathman of Fort Worth, Texas and Cameron (Alyssa) Heathman of West Des Moines; nieces and nephews.

Also preceding Marlys in death was a brother, Harold Schlangen.

The family will receive friends at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m. Sunday, March 4, 2018.  A service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2018 in the funeral home with Pastor Dianne Prichard officiating.  Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt.

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