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Miriam E. Mahood

September 20, 1911 February 11, 2008
Miriam E. Mahood
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Obituary for Miriam E. Mahood

Miriam E. (Pauls) Mahood, 96, formerly of La Porte City and McAllen, Texas, and who had been residing at Mallard Point in Cedar Falls, passed away Monday, February 11, 2008, at Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls due to cancer.     Memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 7 PM Thursday, February 14, 2008, at Russell Funeral Home in Vinton, with a memorial service immediately following at 7 PM. Inurnment will be held in Westview Cemetery in La Porte City in the spring.     Miriam was born September 20, 1911, on the family homestead in rural La Porte City, the daughter of Jacob C. and Marie Goudy Pauls.    On November 1, 1933, Miriam was united in marriage with Richard Mahood. Together, they raised their three children in La Porte City: Gary (Janet) Mahood of Ida Grove, Craig (Nancy) Mahood of Mt. Auburn and Sheryl Mahood of Madison, WI.    Miriam is also survived by four grandchildren: Reece (Cami) Mahood of Pittsburg, CA, Kiffany Petersen Mahood (George Van Nostern) of Austin, TX, Ryan (Heather) Mahood of La Porte City, and Aileen (Joel) Sullivan of Ames, and four great-grandsons.    Miriam was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard, and granddaughter, Stephanie Mahood, both in 1992; a grandson; one brother, Roy Pauls; and two sisters, Luella Smalley and Neva Elliott.    Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice, P.O. Box 2880, Waterloo, IA 50702.


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