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Marlys A. Tewes

January 15, 1934 — May 26, 2023

Paullina

 

Marlys A. Tewes

Paullina, Iowa

          Services for Marlys A. Tewes, age 89, of Paullina who passed away on Friday, May 26, 2023, at Orange City Area Health.  Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, June 1, 2023, at Zion United Church of Christ in Calumet with Pastor Mike Cooper ~ officiating.

            Burial will be at Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley, Iowa.

            Visitation with family present will be from 5:30 – 7 P.M. on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.

 

            Marlys Ann Tewes, the daughter of Edwin and Anna (Hinz) Shafer was born on January 15, 1934, in rural Calumet, Iowa.  She received her education from Calumet schools and graduated from Calumet High School in 1952.  She was united in marriage to Orville Tewes on October 25, 1953.  Orville and Marlys started their family and lived in Hartley and Sanborn before settling on the farm in 1972 between Paullina and Sutherland.  Marlys raised their boys on the farm and after they were grown, she started working at the Sutherland Nursing Home.  Marlys passed away on Friday, May 26, 2023, at Orange City Area Health reaching the age of 89 years, 4 months, and 11 days.

            Marlys was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Calumet.  She enjoyed reading, word puzzles, needle point, playing cards, cooking, and supplying meals to the men in the field.  She also enjoyed traveling to different places.  She especially loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

            Left to cherish her memory are her three boys, Joel and Kim Tewes of Primghar, Shelley and Kathy Tewes of Paullina and Mike Tewes of Sutherland; 5 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, Nick and Angie Tewes and their daughter Adalynn, Barry and Jackie Tewes and their children, Tanner, Collin and Owen, Ryan and Chellene Tewes and their children, Treven and Brielle, Daniel Tewes and his children, Eliza and Garrison, Tracey and Mat Ahrenstorff and their children, Myles and Gavin.

            Marlys was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Orville, son, Brian Tewes and siblings, Wally Shafer, Leora Ebel, Carol Wieben and Betty Alleven.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

5:30 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Eldridge Family Funeral Home - Paullina

217 East Logan Street, Paullina, IA 51046

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Funeral Service

Thursday, June 1, 2023

11:00 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Zion United Church of Christ

110 W. 3rd St., Calumet, IA 51009

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