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Adair County Free Press

Sharon Marckmann

Des Moines

Shari (Anderson) Marckmann of Des Moines passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.

A celebration of life service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines. Inurnment at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines will take place at a later date.

Sharon Faye (Anderson) Marckmann was born Sept. 29, 1940, to Arnold and Phyllis (Dunn) Anderson in Luverne, Minnesota.

In 1971, Shari married Marlin Marckmann and moved to his family farm near Greenfield. They were the parents of three children, Todd, Brandee and Chris. She took great pride in her family and was an enthusiastic follower of her children’s and grandchildren’s activities.

Survivors include her husband Marlin of Greenfield and Des Moines; son Todd Marckmann (Sarah) of Des Moines and their three children, Katie Schlawin (Blake), Ellie Marckmann and Josh Marckmann; daughter Brandee Marckmann (Bill Mooney) of San Francisco, California, and their son Henry. Other survivors include her sisters, Arla Carmean (Charlie, deceased) and LeAnn Siegle (Bob); as well as nieces and nephews; in-laws and other relatives and friends.

Shari was preceded in death by her son Chris and her parents.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Autism Society of Iowa. Online condolences may be expressed at

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