Funeral services for Maryann Harmsen, 65, of Coralville who died Wednesday, August 21, 2013, will be held Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 11:00 am at Fry Funeral Home, Tipton. Rev. Beverly Marshall-Goodell will be officiating. There will be a visitation at Fry Funeral Home Friday, August 23, 2013 from 4-7 pm. Burial will be at the Red Oak Cemetery. A general memorial fund has been established in memory of Maryann.
Maryann, daughter of Frank and Pat Pinter Lukaszek, was born October 19, 1947, in Chicago, IL. On November 16, 1974, Maryann was united in marriage to Larry Lee Harmsen in Chicago. She was employed as a custodian at the University of Iowa and Rockwell Collins in Coralville.
Maryann is survived by her husband, Larry L. Harmsen of Coralville; daughters, Patty Rodriguez of Iowa City and Melody Harmsen of Iowa City; sons, Paul L. Harmsen of Coralville and Scott L. Harmsen of Las Vegas, Nevada; grandchildren, Gage and Dallas Slater; sister, Bonnie Vernola of Burbank, Illinois; brothers, Ronnie Lukaszek of West Lake, Ohio and Rick Lukaszek of Lemont, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents; mother and father in-law, Harold and Dorothy; and sister, Connie Palacz.
Nurse Deb wrote on Aug 28, 2013:
"I'm so sorry to hear about Maryann passing. It has been 8 years since I was her nurse, and I never forgot her beaming smile and positive attitude. "
Christy Primley wrote on Aug 26, 2013:
"I will miss her smile. Always happy....So sorry Larry for Mary-Ann leaving your life. I know she was the love of your life.Take care."
Jim & Barb Cirese wrote on Aug 22, 2013:
"Larry we will all ways treasure the pictures Maryann painted for Jim. As she would of said these are for you JimBo. Jim & Barb Cirese"