POCAHONTAS – Marlys M. Simmons, age 85, of Pocahontas, Iowa, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2013, at Angel Acres, Marion, IL with her daughter at her side.

Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013, at the St. Peter Lutheran Church in Pocahontas, with Lay Pastor Dan Buhs officiating.

Burial will be at Laurens Cemetery near Laurens, Iowa.

Visitation is one hour prior to service at the church.

Powers Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Iowa is handling arrangements. For online condolences and obituaries, visit: