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Mary Elizabeth Dresser

November 5, 1918 April 10, 2019
Mary Elizabeth Dresser
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Obituary for Mary Elizabeth Dresser

Mary Elizabeth Dresser, 100, of Montrose, IA died Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Montrose Health Center, Montrose, IA.

Elizabeth was born on November 5, 1918 in Montrose, IA, the daughter of Hugh Earl and Ve Starr Tweedy.

On November 5, 1938 she was united in marriage to Harry Dresser, Jr. He preceded her in death on July 15, 2005.

Elizabeth enjoyed being a homemaker and taking care of her family. She was a typical farmer’s wife worked on the family farm and raised all of the calves.

She loved music and played the piano and organ. Elizabeth was a capable wordsmith and could properly string words together effortlessly and also enjoyed all types of word games.

Elizabeth is survived by three grandchildren; Tim Dresser (Rona) of Lake Mary, FL, Mike Dresser (Ruth) of Montrose and Lynn Zimmerman of Imperial, MO, great grandchildren; Matthew Dresser, Brent Dresser, Rachel Warosh(Greg) and Dayle Zimmerman, great-great- grandchildren, Jaiden and Tucker Warosh, daughter-in-law, Susan Dresser of Montrose, and sister-in-law, Elsie Tweedy of Montrose.

She was also preceded in death by her son; Harry Dresser III, a daughter, Maribeth Chausee, son in infancy, Richard Kent Dresser, a grandson, Kevin Chausee, five brothers, James, Kenneth, Hugh, Jay and David Tweedy, six sisters, Mildred Lee, Katheryn Lowenberg, Ve Wardlow, Florence Woodruff, Virginia Pezley and Marjorie Lind.

There will be no services.


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