Marilyn Frances Weingart , 86, of Burlington, died at 4:10 pm Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.
Born January 27, 1932, in West Burlington, she was the daughter of Alvin Patrick Sr. and Emily Mary Levins. On May 14, 1960, she married George Weingart in St Mary's Catholic Church in West Burlington.
She worked as a telephone operator for Northwestern Bell and was a homemaker after she and George started a family.
Marilyn graduated from St. Paul's High School in 1950.
Marilyn loved spending her time with family, especially her grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed going for walks and car rides with George to the Mississippi River and Crapo Park, as well as taking day trips to neighboring towns. She was an excellent cook, preparing homemade favorites for her many friends and family, as well as helping out with funeral luncheons.
Survivors include her husband, George; three daughters, Katherine Ann (John) Ita, Ann Marie (Chris) Smith, Diane Marie (Rick) John; five brothers, John Daniel Levins, LeRoy Joseph Levins, Russell James Levins, Mark Edward Levins, Richard Michael Levins; three sisters, Rosemary "Rosie" Ann Loper, Mary E. "Betty" Frey, Paulette Joan Nichols; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many very loved nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by three brothers, Alvin Patrick Levins Jr., Donald Thomas Levins, Arthur Paul Levins; and three sisters, Helen Theresa Rankin, Carol Lynn Philips, Norma Jean Raschendorfer.
Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until 7:00 PM with the family to receive friends and family following a 5:00 PM Rosary Service until 7:00 PM Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.
The Funeral Mass of the Resurrection for Mrs. Weingart will be at 1:00 PM Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at Divine Mercy Parish - St. John The Baptist Catholic Church with Very Rev. Fr. Marty Goetz as the Celebrant. Music will be provided by the Des Moines County Resurrection Choir. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. A time of food and fellowship will be held at St. John The Baptist Parish Center following the service.
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for Great River Hospice House and Divine Mercy Parish.
A photo tribute can be viewed and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Marilyn's obituary at www.prughthielencares.com.