Marlys Ann Haglund, daughter of Emery Edward Robbins and Velma Foss Robbins, was born April 26, 1948 in Jefferson, Iowa and died November 13, 2017 at Greene County Hospital in Jefferson at the age of 69.
Marlys graduated from Jefferson High School in 1966. Marlys was united in marriage with Delos Elton Haglund on April 30, 1980 and has lived in Jefferson since.
Marlys worked as a waitress for different businesses including Maid Rite. She worked at AAI for several years and then worked for the Bee and Herald Publishing Company.
Marlys loved rocks, collecting them and making them into lovely jewelry. Her yard and flowers were very important to her and she spent many hours tending them. Marlys and Delos rescued many animals over the years and currently were loving three cats and her precious dog, Zoey.
Marlys was ill with Parkinson’s disease for several years before she died.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her mother and father-in-law, Raymond and Edna Haglund; sister-in-law, Mary Mae Haglund and nephew, D Haglund. Marlys is survived by her loving husband, Delos of Jefferson; her aunt, Arlene Robbins of Jefferson; her aunt, Eleanor Whiton of Perry; brothers-in-law, Doyle Haglund of Florida; Verle Haglund and his wife Maureen of Perry; nieces and nephews; cousins, including Tim and Vickie Robbins of Scranton and Roxanne and Todd Muir of Jefferson; other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be sent to Hasting Funeral Home, PO Box 253, Jefferson.
Hastings Funeral Home in Jefferson was in charge of arrangements.