Marie passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Eagle Grove, IA and graduated from Creighton-St Joseph with a radiology Technician degree. After she graduated she married her husband Thomas April 20, 1963. She is preceded in death by her parents John and Mary Sterling; brother John Sterling. Survived by husband Thomas; children Jeff (Roberta) Jackson, Jennifer (Josh) Tait and Jimmy (Amy) Jackson; grandchildren Keely, Kyra, Kaelin, Teague, Montanna, Faith River, Aidan and Aila; Sister Anne (Dave) Hanson; brother Joe (Marie) Sterling. Visitation Tuesday 6-8pm at the mortuary. Memorial Service Wednesday 11am at the Heafey-Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak and Cutler mortuary. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.