LaMerne "Mernie" Lettington, Mrs. LaMerne R. "Mernie" Lettington, 83, died Thursday, Feb. 5 at home in Des Moines.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel. Burial was at Chapel Hill Garden Cemetery.
Mernie was born in Cherokee, IA. on February 24, 1925 to John and Wilhemina "Minnie" (Bachaus) Steffen. She graduated from Reinbeck High School in 1942 and moved to Des Moines. Mernie married Clyde Lettington on October 25, 1945 in Seattle, WA. She worked in customer service for the Meredith Corporation for 30 years retiring in 1987.
Mernie is survived by her daughter, Linda Robertson; three grandchildren, Benjamin, Dawn and Staci Robertson, all of Des Moines; great granddaughter, Jasmine McClintic of Johnston; sisters, Wilma Mennenga of Reinbeck and Lorna Lofte of Altoona, and five nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clyde; brothers, Kenneth and Lyle; sister, Lucille and son-in-law, John Robertson.
Visitation was held on Monday, Feb. 5 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to her family.