CLARIONN- Mary Louise Middleton, the daughter of John A. and Ovedia (Halgrim) Morgan, was born on September 6, 1942, in Goldfield, Iowa. She attended country school, Thor elementary and Eagle Grove High School, graduating with the “Class of 1960”.

On July 10, 1960, Mary was united in marriage to Harold Middleton at Thor Evangelical Lutheran Church. She was a loving housewife raising their 5 children (and 1 husband), attending as many events as possible for her kids and grandkids. Mary will be missed by all.

Mary passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center, at the age of 71 years, with family at her side. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Roger Morgan and John A. Morgan, Jr.

Mary is survived by her husband of 53 years, Harold Middleton of Clarion; five children: Dori (Bill) Johnston of Missoula, MT, Scott (Tammy) Middleton of Sun Valley, CA, Rod (Sonya) Middleton of Eagle Grove, Melissa “Spook” (Monty) Anderson of Clarion and Clint “Punk” (Mandi) Middleton of Clarion; grandchildren: Erik Johnston, Maggie Davis, Kayla Davis, Jackson Middleton, Zachary Middleton, Jacie Middleton, Brentcint Middleton, Tarissa Middleton, Ethan Anderson, Kaia Anderson and Morgan Middleton; brother, Ronnie (Shirley) Morgan of Eagle Grove; sisters-in-law, Diana Morgan of Goldfield and Gayle Morgan of Eagle Grove and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 8, 2014, at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eagle Grove with Pastor Jason Cooper officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove. As per Mary’s wishes, after funeral services she will be cremated and buried at a later date.

Memorials may be left to the Clarion Volunteer Ambulance, 121 1st St. S.W., Clarion, Iowa 50525.