Margaret Mary Ure of Amana


Margaret Mary Ure, 73, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023, at her home in Amana, Iowa, with her family by her side.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26 at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel at 212 E. Sixth St. in Vinton, with the Rev. Jacob Dunne officiating. A luncheon will be held following the service. Interment will be held at Mound Cemetery in Watkins, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Aug, 25 at the funeral home.

Margaret was born on July 22, 1950, in Carroll, Iowa, the daughter of Richard and Leonora (Naberhaus) Rothmeyer.

She graduated from Perry High School with the class of 1968.

On Aug. 23, 1969, she was united in marriage to Loyal Ivan Ure in Omaha, Nebraska. Loyal preceded Margaret in death on March 14, 2009.

Margaret enjoyed fishing, camping and bowling with Loyal and her family.

Her greatest joy came from time spent with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughters, Joan (Phillip “Chuck”) Jones of Amana and Christine (Scott) Wilhelm of Blairstown; five grandchildren, Aimee (Trevor) Lomen, Bryce Jones, Chase Jones, Cindy (Kyle) Brunssen and Brandon (Reanna) Wilhelm; seven great-grandchildren, Dempsey Lomen, Isaak Schmitz, Nathan Schmitz, Levi Schmitz, Jackson Schmitz, Aubree Brunssen and Anastasia Brunssen; sisters, Elizabeth Chayet, Barbara Butler, Donna Clausen, Marilyn (Allen) Long; brothers, Ron (Sheila) Rothmeyer, John (Paula) Rothmeyer; Vincent (Deb) Rothmeyer and Jerry (Kayla) Rothmeyer; sister-in-law, Kristi Rothmeyer; and brother-in-law, Terry Bingaman

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Loyal; sisters, Rose Bingaman and Ruth (John) Von Guerard; brothers, Richard Rothmeyer and Joseph Rothmeyer in infancy; brothers-in-law, Norton Chayet, Joseph Butler and Ted Dunlap.

The family would like to thank Margaret’s special caregiver, Isabel Wetjen, for her love and support. Online condolences:


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