Nancy Lee (DeForest) Marth, 75, of Cedar Rapids passed away on Friday, October 5, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. A service will be on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 11am at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories with a visitation 1 hour prior to service. Inurnment will be held at a later date at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Nancy Lee Siemer was born on December 1st, 1942; the daughter of Otto and Lena (Wittig) Siemer. She was a graduate of Linn-Mar High School. Nancy was united in marrige to Theodore DeForest on July 2, 1966 in Los Angeles, CA. He later passed away on August 11, 1983. She then married Richard Marth on December 1, 1995. He later passed away on October 16, 2010. Nancy worked in the banking industry for many years and most recently retired from Farmers State Bank.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, and sister, LaVera Yokum.
Left to cherish Nancy’s memories are her daughter, Jill (David) DeForest Colvig of Des Moines, granddaughters, Lily DeForest Colvig and Clara DeForest Colvig; eight step-children, Bob DeForest of Cedar Rapids, Julie DeForest-Barber of Central City, Teddie Crabb of Monticello, Luann Hiratzka of Coralville, Christopher Marth of Westerville, Ohio, Andrew Marth of Florida, Julia Reinartz of Colorado and Matthew Marth of Vienna, Austria, sister-in-law, Janet Rawley of Iowa City, two sisters, Esther Damron of San Diego, California and Rosalie Jeffress of Coralville and her cat, Elsa.
Memorials may be directed to the Cedar Valley Humane Society in Nancy’s name.