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Marcia J. Elhart

September 4, 1936 — May 20, 2023

Marcia J. Elhart

Marcia J. Elhart, 86, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa passed away Saturday, May 20, 2023 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids.


A memorial visitation is Thursday, May 25th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo with a graveside service to follow at Peniel Cemetery, rural Joy, Illinois.  The family request no flowers or monetary donations. 


Marcia Jean was born September 4, 1936 in Aledo, Illinois to Wendell and Pauline Davison Elhart.  The 1954 graduate of Joy High School went on to the University of Dubuque, graduating in 1958.  She then moved to Cedar Rapids to begin her 44 years at Kenwood Elementary School as a very dedicated teacher. 


Marcia was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling in her younger years.  She had an active church life with Westminster Presbyterian Church.


Survivors include her sisters:  Beverly Springer of Mesa, Arizona, and Norma (Don) Thomas of Milan, Illinois; nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; as well as her cousin:  Barry (Pat) Davison.


She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Roger Lane Elhart in infancy; and brother-in-law:  Richard Springer.


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Memorial Visitation

Thursday, May 25, 2023

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Dennison Funeral Home - Aledo

1005 SE 3rd Street, Aledo, IL 61231

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