September 30, 2013


Marie Daisy, 90, of Lake City, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Woodlawn Christian Church in Lake City with the Rev. Joe Roberts officiating and burial in Lake City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City with family present after 6 p.m.

Marie Ruth (Filmer) Daisy was born Jan. 11, 1923, in Lake City, Iowa, to Edward and Cecelia (Simpson) Filmer. On July 25, 1941 she married Melford Daisy in Rockwell City; they later divorced. Marie married Harley Daisy on April 3, 1953, in Omaha, Neb. Marie cleaned at the McVay Hospital, and for 37 years she worked at Super Valu in Lake City before retiring in 2008. She worked in the bakery, and was the recipe behind the maidrites that are sold there on Saturdays. Marie was a member of Woodlawn Christian Church in Lake City.

Marie is survived by her daughters Connie Cogdill of Spencer and Nancy (Lloyd) Corey of Lake City; daughter-in-law, Sue Daisy; six grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one to arrive in December; and several step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Harley; son Terry; brothers Harold, Raymond, Carl and Jimmy Filmer; and sister Berna Pierce.