April 17, 2008 CLARION
Messenger News, Fort Dodge
— Mary Watts, 91, of Clarion passed away on Wednesday, April 9,
2008, at Careage of Clarion.
Memorial services for Mary Watts will be held at Monday, April 21, 2008,
at 10:30 a.m. at the Clarion Church of Christ with Pastor Tim Platt
Mary, the daughter of Jarret and Mabel (Michael) Goodman was born December
27, 1916, in
. She graduated from
Mary was united in marriage with Alre Watts in February of 1945. The
couple made their home at
, where they were longtime residents. Mary was a homemaker and an avid
gardener. She was a member of the
in Clarion where she was a Sunday School teacher for many years. Mary also
served as financial secretary for 26 years at the
. She was also Past Chairman for the Wright County Republicans and Past
Matron of the Order of Eastern Star.
Mary is survived by her son Robert Watts of Belmond; brother Major Goodman
and his wife Sheila of Raleigh, North Carolina; sister Margaret Klobnac
and her husband Howard of Norwalk; brother Jarret Goodman and wife Barbara
of Wisconsin; numerous nieces and nephews along with other family members
She was preceded in death by parents; husband Alre; brother Bob Goodman;
and sisters Hazel Langness and Dorthea Hurd.