William Garrett
  • Born on: November 18, 1937
  • Departed on: November 25, 2017
  • Resided in: Marion, IA

William Garrett

William N. Garrett, 80, of Marion died Saturday November 25, 2017 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. Per Bill’s request there will be no visitation or service. Iowa Cremation is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife Carol; two daughters Patricia (Dave) Leininger of Waterloo and Sheryl Garrett of North Liberty, two sisters Shirley Morgan of Clarinda, Wanda Lear of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin and a brother Richard (Ann) of South English. He is also survived by two grandchildren Kyle and Sara Leininger both of Waterloo. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Lavonne Hamilton. 

Bill was born on November 18, 1937 in South English the son of Roe and Cuma Nielson Garrett. 

Bill married Carol K. Parks on June 21, 1964 in La Porte City. He was a test technician at Rockwell for over 40 years retiring in 1995. 

Bill proudly served in the Air Force and enjoyed fishing in Hayward, Wisconsin, watching the St. Louis Cardinals and working crossword puzzles.  He will be remembered for the love he had for his children, grandchildren and how proud he was of them. “The family would like to thank the staff at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy for the wonderful care given to Bill.” 
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