Lake City – Mary Ausborn, 88, died Saturday, July 1, 2017, at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City with Pastor Paul Ferderer officiating and burial was in Cottonwood Cemetery.
Mary J. Ausborn was born on August 21, 1928, in Sac City, Iowa to Marion and Hetty (McKeen) Bodwell. She attended Sac City Community School. On October 5, 1947, Mary married Max Ausborn at her parents’ home in Sac City. Mary lived in Lake City since 1960 and was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed reading, cooking and she especially loved her family.
Mary is survived by her children Jean (Larry) Morgan of Norwalk, Sherry Kohls (Scott Cook) of Lake City, Alan (Deb) Ausborn of Lake City, Kathy (Rodney) Daiker of Lake City and Linda Pierson (John Grote) of Arcadia, son-in-law Delwin Krause of Glidden, 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Max in 1982, daughter Rhonda Krause, brothers Harry and Robert Bodwell and sister Virginia Allen.