Marilyn M. Gonnerman

Jul 27, 2019
Gonnerman, Marilyn obit


10:30 AM Wednesday July 31, 2019 at the Walnut Ridge Baptist Church


4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Locke Funeral Home


Memorial Park Cemetery, Waterloo, Iowa


Child Evangelism Fellowship, Black Hawk Chapter, PO Box 1194, Waterloo, Iowa 50704


Marilyn M. Gonnerman, 84 of Waterloo formerly of Grundy Center, died Saturday, July 27, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. 

She was born on May 18, 1935 in Grundy Center, daughter of Frank A. and Elva E. Penticoff Grabinski.  She graduated from West High School in 1953.

Marilyn married Donald G. Gonnerman on February 1, 1958 at the Walnut Street Baptist Church, Waterloo.  He died on May 30, 2013. She was a member of the Walnut Ridge Baptist Church and served as deaconess.

She was the former office secretary at Walnut Ridge Baptist Academy from 1982 – 2002.  She then worked part time for Kelly Temp. Agency and for Walnut Ridge Baptist Church.

She is survived by her children; two sons: Rodney(Friend Lori) Gonnerman of Waterloo and Michael (Dana) Gonnerman of Overland Park, Kansas; a daughter Sara (Daniel) Moore of Hudson, IA;

6 Grandchildren: Erica, Ashley, and Mallory Gonnerman; Emily (Talon) Meyer and Katie and Zachary Moore; Great granddaughter: Brenna Rose Gonnerman.

Her brother:  Dr. Dale (Sally) Grabinski of West Des Moines, IA.

She is preceded in death by her husband. Three brothers, Willis Grabinski, Eldon Grabinski and Robert Grabinski and four sisters-in-law.

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  1. Diane (Lee) Hostetler | Jul 28, 2019
    So sorry  for your loss!

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