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Annabelle Marsh, 89, of Anamosa, died Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Cedar Rapids.

Rev. Nick March officiated the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Anamosa with burial in St. Paul Cemetery, Worthington. The family greeted friends from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 at Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa, where a Parish Vigil Service was held at 7 p.m. Thoughts, memories and condolences may be shared with them at

Annabelle Lehman was born on Nov. 24, 1929, in Worthington, the daughter of Paul and Anna (Marbach) Lehman. She attended elementary school at St. Paul School. On April 19, 1948, she married William Marsh at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Monticello. Together they made their home in Anamosa. William died in 2006.

She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and enjoyed baking, playing cards and bingo, crocheting and gardening and canning her vegetables. Above all, she loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Those remembering her are her children, Terry (Eileen) Marsh of Anamosa, Diann Eilers of La Porte City, Sheila (Duaine) Eden of Anamosa and Gary (Cheryl) Marsh of Anamosa; grandchildren, Nichole Lovell, Nichole Eden, Aimee Curtis, John Eden, Cassandra Marsh, Will Marsh, Annah Eden, Walker Marsh and Josie Marsh; great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Yarrington, Tyra Wiles, Maxtin Lovell, Livia Curtis, Jack Curtis, Alana Platner and Camryn Platner; a great-great-grandson, Bentley Sorrell; two brothers, Gilbert Lehman and Joseph (Kay) Lehman; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, William, and siblings, Rosella, Mildred, Dorothy, Marie, Maryann, Jerry, Paul, Bernadette, Edward and Wilfred.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Anamosa Care Center, the Anamosa Ambulance, the Jones Regional Medical Center and St. Luke’s Medical Center. They would like to especially thank her neighbors, China and Donna.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

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