Marian Wawzonek

Marian M. Wawzonek

1923 - 2003

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Obituary of Marian M. Wawzonek

Her family includes three daughters, Ann Murray of Des Moines, Lucile Thompson of Bethlehem, PA, and Mary Kuehster of Aurora, CO; five grandchildren, and a sister, Nina Clark of Albuquerque, NM. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one sister and one brother. Marian was born May 26, 1923 in Aurora, Illinois the daughter of Gerald and Lillian (Ward) Matlock. She graduated from Yorkville High School, Yorkville, Illinois, and later from the University of Iowa with a BA in Home Economics. In 1943, she married Stanley Wawzonek in Yorkville. The next year the couple moved to Iowa City where they made their home. Her husband, Stanley died in 1988. She was a member of the Congregational United Church of Christ. She was active for many years serving as a Deaconess and involved with the Women's Fellowship. She was a member of the University Club at the University of Iowa. She was an avid gardener and a creative seamstress. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be in Marian’s memory to the Congregational United Church of Christ.