Barr Memorial Chapel obituary – Mary Kathleen Ullrich, 95, Vinton

Mary Kathleen Ullrich, 95 years, of Vinton, Iowa died at 6:12 am Saturday, November 30, 2019 at the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha, Iowa.  Mary was born September 14, 1924 at Paris, Illinois, a daughter of William L. Sr. and Edith Marie (Hardy) Clark.  She married Albert Russell Ullrich Sr. on June 10, 1950 at Chicago, Illinois.  He preceded her in death on October 16, 2002.  


Mary did office work for Collins Radio, Marshall Fields, and Steel Mill US.  She also worked for Killian’s and Bishop’s Buffet in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, gardening and puzzles.  She was of the Catholic faith.

She is survived by her daughter, Yvonne (James)  Stastny of Shellsburg, Iowa; one son, Albert Russell (Arlene) Ullrich Jr. of Shellsburg; one sister, Bonnie Marie Clark of Fort Wayne, Indiana; one brother-in-law, Jim Ullrich of West Burlington, Iowa; and grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters, Evelyn and Genette, and five brothers: Albert, Harold, William Jr, Homer, and Oren.

Visitation will be from 12:30 – 1:15 pm Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the Barr Memorial Chapel, Fort Madison, Iowa.   A graveside Catholic committal service and burial will begin at 1:30 pm Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Fort Madison.  A memorial has been established, contributions may be made at the Barr Memorial Chapel.  Barr Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Ullrich family and an online guest book may be found at

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