Mary Elizabeth Loudermilk, age 87, of Waverly, died Sunday, March 17, 2019, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.
Mary was born on April 21, 1931, in Waverly, Iowa, the daughter of William and Helen (Knott) Ducker. She was raised in Waverly where she was baptized and confirmed at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and graduated from the Waverly High School in 1949. After graduating Mary went to work as a telephone operator in Waverly. She met the love of her life, B.J. Loudermilk while he was stationed at the Airforce Radar Base in Waverly. On February 6, 1955, Mary was united in marriage to Boudy James “B.J.” Loudermilk in Waterloo, Iowa. The couple made their home where B.J. was stationed, at several Air Force Bases in the United States and overseas, eventually retiring in Waverly. Mary spent her time raising their children. Mary loved spending time with her family, where they would play cards, board games, and put together puzzles.
Mary’s memory is honored by: daughter, Kim M. Fox and her husband, Kendall of Waverly, Iowa; son, John Loudermilk of Bismark, North Dakota; two grandchildren, Amanda (Tyson) Keith of Waverly and Matthew (Danielle) Fox of Waverly; six great-grandchildren, Harper, Liam, and Madeline Keith and Delilah, Josephine, and Jameson Fox; sister, Ann Gordon of Waverly; and three nieces. She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; son, Boudy Loudermilk Jr.; and twin infant sons.
Funeral Services will be on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 11:00 am, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Waverly. Mary will then be cremated and private burial of her cremains will be in the Harlington Cemetery in Waverly. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 21, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Waverly where the family will greet friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. Memorials may be directed to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of North Dakota and online condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com. Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is assisting the family with arrangements 319-352-1187.
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