Marilyn Dengler 90th birthday celebration coming Oct. 21


Marilyn Dengler will celebrate her 90th birthday at the Durant Community Center with an open house celebration on Sunday, Oct. 21 from 1 until 5 p.m. All of her family, friends and former students are invited to attend. No gifts, please; cards are appreciated.

Marilyn Joyce Dengler was born on Oct. 18, 1928 to Emil and Norma (Martens) Fahrenkrog. She married the late Warren Dengler May 31, 1947.

Marilyn graduated from Davenport High School with a rural teaching degree in 1946 and subsequently spent many years teaching in one-room schoolhouses throughout Scott County. She graduated from Marycrest College with an Elementary Education Teaching degree in 1974. She taught for the Davenport School System in Buffalo and then Blue Grass until her retirement in 1990.

Marilyn’s children are Raymond and Mary Dengler of Springville, Iowa; Ronald and Mary Lou Dengler of Bettendorf; Polly and Randy Geurink of Muscatine; and Peggy Slattery of Waverly.

She has 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Warren and her eldest son Rick are deceased.