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Marilyn Liaboe

Rock Valley, IA: Marilyn L. Liaboe, 90, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Whispering Heights in Rock Valley. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 14, at 10:30 AM at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Rock Valley with Rev. John Wolf officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery of Rock Valley. Visitation with the family present will be Tuesday, December 13, from 6:00-7:30 PM at Porter Funeral Home in Rock Valley. Memorials may be given to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Sunday School.

Marilyn Lorraine (Andersen) Liaboe, daughter of Lars and May (Thompson) Andersen, was born November 21, 1926 in Marshall, Minnesota. Marilyn was united in marriage with Osborne Liaboe on November 21, 1950. Marilyn was a registered nurse and served at the Rock Valley Community School for nearly 30 years. After retirement, Marilyn and Osborne loved to travel and the couple wintered in Arizona for several years. Marilyn was an excellent cook and enjoyed baking. She cherished her grandchildren and loved taking care of them and attending their events. Marilyn was a charter member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.

Marilyn is survived by her husband of 66 years, Osborne; two children, Mark (Gretchen) Liaboe of Dubuque, Iowa and Sonia (Lyle) Remmerde of Rock Valley; seven grandchildren, Lauren (Eric) Reynolds, Frederick (Margaret) Liaboe, Chase Liaboe, Paul (Stacy) Remmerde, Deb (Barry) Leusink, Karin (Adam) Rosman, and Angela Remmerde; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Lyle (Chris) Andersen of Bozeman, Montana; and one sister, Eleanor (Russ) Simonsen of Rock Valley.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lars and May; and one brother, Leon Andersen.


6:00 PM - 7:30 PM ,Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Porter Funeral Home ~ Rock Valley
1704 15th Street Rock Valley, Iowa, Sioux 51247

Funeral Service

10:30 AM ,Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Rock Valley
1921 12th Street Rock Valley, Iowa, Sioux 51247

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the whole family. Marilyn was loved by many. Love and prayers, Kent and Judy

Kent and Judy Dec 14 2016 12:00 AM

Such a lovely, gentle and caring woman. I remember her as the school nurse very fondly. Praying for your family.

Jeanie Koedam Jacobsen Dec 13 2016 12:00 AM

I was one of the many fortunate Rock Valley students to know the Liaboe's. I still remember many instances of receiving guidance from Mr. Haas and Mr. Liaboe.

James Vugteveen Dec 12 2016 12:00 AM