Mary E. Lingle

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Mary E. Lingle

April 14, 1934 - November 24, 2017

Mary E. Lingle age 83 of Clinton, passed away Friday Nov. 24, 2017 at her home. A Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 AM Tuesday Nov. 28th at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dewitt. Visitation will be held Monday 4 7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Iowa Public Television or to the family. Online condolences may be left at

Mary was born on April 14, 1934 in Clinton, the daughter of Edwin and Grace (Thomsen) Dolan. She graduated from Clinton High School in 1952. She married Richard Lingle on Nov. 23, 1973 in Clinton. Mary was a Registered Nurse at Medical Associates and Bluff Terrace Nursing Home, and taught C.N.A. classes at Clinton Community College, Clinton.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Dewitt. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family.

Mary is survived by her husband, Richard Lingle of Clinton; three daughters, Pam Lingle of Clinton, Charline Lingle of Dewitt, and Denise (Patty) Lingle of Clinton; three grandchildren, Elizabeth (Scott) Birdsley, Alice (Tom) Drummond, and Joshua (Jessica) Lingle; six great grandchildren, Natalie Grace, Gavin Miles, Gabriel Paul, Lauren Paige, Jocelyn Elizabeth, and Sydney Marie; her sister, Annamarie (Michael) Sanford of Clearwater, FL; her brother, James (Joni) Dolan of Clinton; and special friend, Evelyn Repp of Clinton. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters. The family would like to thank Dr. Edwin Motto and France for their loving care of Mary.
Published on November 24, 2017
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