IOWA ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF, INC.
"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Updated December 9, 2019

Marcia "Marty" Lou Anderson

July 27, 1944—October 20, 2019

 Marcia ‘Marty’ Lou (McClure) Anderson passed away on October 20, 2019, in Omaha, Nebraska where she resided since July 2017. She lived in Port Angeles, Washington from 2009 to 2017, and previous to that was a lifelong resident of Omaha and Council Bluffs.

She was born July 27, 1944, in Pocatello, Idaho, to the late LaVere E. and Mary Alice (Pinhero) McClure. Marty graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1962, and was a teacher at the Iowa School for the Deaf for 38 years; retiring as Principal. She was the proud co-author of, “The Apple Tree Curriculum for Developing Written Language,” a workbook series that has been in publication for over 40 years.

Marty was a fierce supporter of Nebraska youth soccer, Nebraska and Notre Dame Football, and enjoyed active spectating at all sporting events. She loved Scottie dogs, Granddog Runner, all things lavender, and listening to Neil Diamond.

Marty was the beloved wife of Dana B. Anderson, of Omaha, Nebraska; loving mother of Tim (Jenny) Anderson, of Herndon, Virginia, Ted (Laura) Anderson, of Omaha, Nebraska, and Meghan Anderson, of Knoxville, Tennessee; adored grandmother of Ashley and Brenden Anderson; sister of Tandy (Donna) McClure, of Randolph, Massachusetts; aunt of Kari (Randy) Sliva, of Glendale, Arizona, Karine (Ed) Injaychock, and Alicia (Matt) Cafarelli; and had six great nieces and nephews.

There will be a visitation at Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak & Cutler Funeral Home, 7805 W. Center Road, Omaha, NE 68124 on Thursday, October 24, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m.

 Thanks to Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak & Cutler Funeral Home, Omaha, NE and Shirley Hicks for the information.

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