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Rose Mary (Harlan) Bailey

December 29, 1932 ~ February 2, 2020 (age 87)

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     Rose Mary Bailey, 87, of Iowa Falls, Iowa passed away February 2, 2020 at the Heritage Care Center in Iowa Falls. Funeral services for Rose Mary Bailey will be 10:30 am, Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the Alden United Church of Christ; 212 West St.; Alden, Iowa 50006. There will be a time of visitation from 9:15 until 10:15 am also Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the Alden United Church of Christ. Burial will be at the Maynes Grove Cemetery in Iowa Falls. The Linn’s Funeral Home is helping the family with arrangements. For those that cannot attend the services or would like to send a card, memorials may be directed to: Rose Bailey Memorial; c/o Linn’s Funeral Home; 1521 Washington Ave.; Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126.

    Rose Mary Harlan was born December 29, 1932 in Iowa Falls, Iowa to Hargus and Eunice Leona [Brass] Harlan. She attended and graduated from the Iowa Falls Community Schools in 1951. Rose was united in marriage to Carl Duane Bailey on August 29, 1952 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. To this union three children were born: Marlys, Carol, and Donna. During most of her life she worked as a housekeeper at the Ellsworth Municipal Hospital. Rose was a former member of the Ladies of the Moose Lodge in Iowa Falls. She loved singing and going camping, while spending time with her family.

    Rose Mary Bailey was preceded in death by her parents: Hargus and Eunice Bailey; her husband: Carl Bailey; a daughter: Carol Shoupe; an infant daughter: Marilyn Bailey; four sisters: Rita Smith, Ellen Jensen, Phyllis Goodrich, and Catherine Weise. Rose Bailey is survived by two children: Marlys [Dean] Hilpipre of Webster City, Iowa, and Donna [Randy] Cook of Alden; ten grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister: Mildred “Mikki" [Larry] Reynolds of Alden, Iowa.

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February 5, 2020

9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
United Church of Christ - Alden
212 West St.
Alden, IA 50006

Funeral Service
February 5, 2020

10:30 AM
United Church of Christ - Alden
212 West St.
Alden, IA 50006


C/O Linn's Funeral Home; 1521 Washington Ave., Iowa Falls IA 50126
Tel: 1-641-648-2569

When sending memorials please include the following:

[Name of the Deceased] Memorial
C/O Linn's Funeral Home
1521 Washington Ave.
Iowa Falls, IA 50126

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