Marcella McCormick


Marcella Marie McCormick passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Marcella was born to Wencel and Cornelia (Hagemann) Bina on November 21, 1941 in Spillville, Iowa. She attended St. Wencelaus Catholic School and graduated from South Winneshiek Community High School, Calmar, Iowa in May 1960. She married (the absolute love of her life) Walter V. McCormick of Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin on October 23, 1965 at St. Wencelaus Catholic Church Spillville, Iowa.  

Marcella is survived by four wonderful children: one son-Jay V. McCormick of Des Moines, Iowa; three daughters-Julie (Travis) McCormick Kneale of Des Moines, Iowa; Mary Frances (Bobby) Wright of Cedar Falls, Iowa; Kelly M. McCormick of Cedar Falls, Iowa; and her lovely grandchildren: grandson-Michael Ryan Wright of Pikeville, North Carolina; and granddaughter-Kathryn Mary Wright of North Liberty, Iowa. These are her most precious legacy. Marcella’s greatest enjoyment was time spent with her family and friends.

Marcella was preceded in death by her husband - Walter V. McCormick who passed away June 9, 1985; and her father, Wencel Bina in September 1962 and her mother, Cornelia Bina in November 2013.

Marcella was employed at Wartburg College in Waverly Iowa. 

Memorials may be directed to the family. Due to the national health care emergency, services will be held at a later date to be announced.

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