King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Mary E. Noel, 76, Montrose

Mary E. Noel, 76, of Montrose, died Saturday, November 21, 2020

Mary E. Noel, 76, of Montrose passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 3:57 AM at the University of Iowa Hospital.

   She was born on May 10, 1944 in Armstrong, MO to Clarence and Catherine Rockenfield Dunn.  On February 4, 1978 she married Elmer Turner in Ft. Madison and he passed away on December 29, 1992.  She then married George L. Noel on July 20, 1996 in Montrose and he preceded her in death on June 4, 2006. Mary worked at Sheaffer Pen, Ortho and at Central Lee Schools in the kitchen retiring after twenty one years of service.  She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Montrose and the Three Rivers Tractor Club.  Mary enjoyed dancing, doing genealogy work and being outdoors.  She especially loved spending time with her friends and socializing. 

   Survivors include three brothers, Benjamin Dunn of Ft. Madison, Robert (Gloria) Dunn of Ft. Madison and David (Melva) Dunn of Huntsville, MO; two nieces Sherri (Seth) Hora and Lora Dunn; one nephew, Robert R. (Michelle) Dunn; several great nieces and nephews; a step daughter, Sherri Turner of Ft. Madison and her children, Dustin and Carolyn; a step son, Nicholas Turner of Ft. Madison and her companion, Sam Daggs of Montrose.  She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands and her beloved dog, Chelsea. 

  The funeral service for Mary will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 11 AM at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory with Trevor Pullinger officiating.  The family will meet with friends from 10 AM until the time of the service at 11. Burial will follow in Montrose Cemetery.

   In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established for PAW Animal Shelter and online condolences may be left at

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