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Mary Jo Dimmitt

September 10, 1945 January 5, 2019
Mary Jo  Dimmitt
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Obituary for Mary Jo Dimmitt

Mary Jo Dimmitt, age 73, of Boone, died January 5, 2019, at the Mary Greely Hospital in Ames.

A Funeral Mass will be Thursday, January 10, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of the Sacred Heart with Rev. Brian Hughes officiating. Following the service, she will be cremated and burial of her cremains will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery at a later date.

Mary Jo (Cady) Dimmitt was born in Clinton, Iowa, on September 10, 1945, the daughter of Wesley and Mary Elizabeth (Wilson) Cady. She graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1963 and then continued her education at DMACC. On November 29, 1969, Mary married Robert Russell Dimmitt in Fremont, Nebraska. She worked for Heinrich Envelope and as a secretary at Sacred Heart Church from 2009 until her retirement in 2016. She was a member of the Church of the Sacred Heart. Mary Jo enjoyed baking, spending time and attending social outings with her friends. She especially enjoyed being with her family and loved time with her grandchildren. Her greatest achievement in life was being a mother and grandmother.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Bob, parents and her sister, Joyce. Mary Jo is survived by two daughters, Julie Dimmitt of West Des Moines and Jennifer Poling and husband, Steve of Chariton; four grandchildren, Leilani Frederick of Las Vegas, Nevada, Ethan, Zachary, and Madelyn Poling of Chariton; two brothers, Jim Peterson and wife, Diane, of Boone and Sunset, Arizona and Ron Cady and wife, Darla, of Salem, South Carolina; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 5 until 7 p.m. where a Rosary will be at 5 p.m. The family will be present at this time.

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5:00 PM 1/9/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/9/2019 7:00:00 PM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

There will be a Rosary to begin the Visitation at 5 pm. The family will be present at this time.

Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel
1006 Sixth Street Boone 50036 IA
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 1/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

915 12th St.
Boone, IA 50036

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
915 12th St. Boone 50036 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Sacred Heart Cemetery Final Resting Place

S Montana St
Boone, IA 50036

S Montana St Boone 50036 IA
United States

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