Marilyn J. Randall

marilyn randall
Marilyn J. Randall, age 84, on New Hampton, IA passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at New Hampton Nursing and Rehabilitation. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, February 18, 2019 at Congregational United Church of Christ in New Hampton with Reverend Candraeah Carey officiating. Burial will be at New Hampton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:30-11:00 AM at the church prior to the funeral on Monday, February 18, 2018. Online condolences may be left at Per the family’s request, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Croix Hospice, Carnegie Cultural Center, New Hampton Public Library or a charity of your choice. Marilyn Joy was born on November 15, 1934, the daughter of Kenneth and Zillah (Ragan) Hibbs in New Hampton. When Marilyn was a girl she worked at New Hampton Library repairing books. In high school, Marilyn worked at Gardner Drug Store in the ice cream parlor where she met the love of her life, Maurice Randall. Marilyn was a 1952 graduate of New Hampton High School. On July 16, 1952, Marilyn and Maurice were united in marriage. Shortly after they were married, Maurice was stationed in Texas while he served in the US Army. While in Texas, Marilyn worked at El Paso National Bank. After Maurice’s honorable discharge, the couple returned to Iowa to be closer to family and welcomed their three children, Julie, Jolynn and Dean. Marilyn worked in the banking industry at Iowa Des Moines National Bank and, upon returning to New Hampton, Security Bank until her retirement in 1999. Marilyn was a member of Congregational United Church of Christ and Red Hat Society. Marilyn enjoyed her volunteer work at Carnegie Cultural Center, the Chickasaw County Food Pantry, Meals on Wheels and at her church. She and Maurice enjoyed traveling. So much so that they proudly visited all 50 states, Canada and Mexico. Marilyn enjoyed reading, and has crocheted several afghans. She had quite the paperweight collection as well. But Marilyn’s greatest love was her family. She and Maurice enjoyed spending time with their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Maurice Randall of New Hampton; her children, Julie (Mark) Nemmers of Spencer, IA, Jolynn (Gary) Snyder of Denver, CO and Dean (Tammy) Randall of New Hampton, IA; their grandchildren; great-grandchildren; three sisters, Phyllis Willadsen, Donna (Gene) Ritchmond, and Marsha (Jerry) Whitnable and three brothers, Larry (Doris) Hibbs, Karl (Jeanne) Hibbs, and Paul (Patti) Hibbs; in-laws, Eldon (Cathie) Randall and Delores Wilson and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Adam Liddle in 2015 and brother-in-law, Peter Willadson.

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  1. All our thoughts and prayers to Marilyn’s family. May her memories console you in the next days. Jeanne and David Roder

  2. On behalf of the Carnegie Cultural Center, we wish to express our sincerest condolences to your family. Marilyn was a dedicated volunteer who performed the treasurer position with the upmost proficiency and professionalism. We love her heart and passion . And we especially love that beautiful caring smile. She radiates love and we were blessed to be a part of her world. She is missed.

  3. Our condolences to all of Marilyn’s family. I enjoyed knowing Marilyn at church and the library. She was a dedicated board member and instrumental to improved library services. A smart and gracious woman.

  4. So sorry to hear about your Mom! I miss my Mom everyday. Treasure all your memories! Don & Sharon Tieskotter

  5. My deepest sympathy to Marilyn’s family. She was such a friendly and sweet woman with a beautiful smile, and was on our library board and interview committee when I was hired. That has always been very special to me, because she helped me get a job in our community that I love.
    My prayers are with you all.

  6. My sincere sympathy to all of Marilyn’s family. She was my kindergarten classmate and my dear friend. We planned our class reunions together for many years. I will miss her, Love and prayers to all . Betty Gorman

  7. Our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers are offered up to Maurice and the family. She had a positive impact on everyone she came in contact throughout her life. She will be sorely missed. But her legacy and memories live on forever. Hugh and Carol Mackintosh

  8. Our sympathy to you all. Marilyn always had the sweetest smile and a joyous greeting for all.
    You are in our prayers.
    Louise and Donn Harris

  9. We extend our sympathy to the Family of Marilyn may you all find comfort in the arms of Jesus

    Gerald & Judy Eichenberger

  10. I am so sad to hear my high school friend has passed away. In my heart, I can see your smile and hear your giggle. What wonderful memories you have left. Karen Brand

  11. the Rochester, NY Hibbs families are so sorry to hear about the passing of our cousin Marilyn. We all remember all the great times out in New Hampton with the Iowa contingent of the Hibbs Clan. Marilyn worked with Aunt Zellah Mae, two of the best cooks in the world to feed everyone. I remember sitting at the picnic table breaking green beans to cook with Marilyn and Phyllis. All of you are in our prayers, particularly Maurice, Marilyn’s loving husband. We love you all; Dave Hibbs & family, Nancy Hibbs Cody and family, Steve Hibbs and family and Rick Hibbs and family.

  12. Our deepest sympathy to all of Marilyn’s family. We have many nice memories of her over the years–Monday night bowling, the bank, Carnegie Cultural Center, and all the times we just crossed paths with her and Maury. She was always so pleasant and fun to visit with ; she will be missed. So sorry for your loss…Bill and Judy Riley

  13. I am so sorry to be learning only today of Marilyn’s passing. She has been a very favorite person and special to me for many years. I will miss being able to contact her as a reliable mentor, and her spirit will be truly missed by all who knew her.

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