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“Dear Pam, Tina, and Donna and families, I was so sorry to hear of Aunt Marie's passing. She has always been one of my favorite people. I have so...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Rhuie Ryan - Birmingham, IA

“Marie was such a sweetheart! We used to sit together at Santa Fe Methodist on Sundays years ago. She always was so pleasant and happy. My brother,...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Jim and Pat Zemlicka - IA

“Dear Pam, Tina and Donna, Your Mom was a very special Aunt to me and to my Mom "a sister and best friend." We spent many wonderful times together...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Kathryn Mahaffey - Springfield, IL

“So sorry for your loss. Love from Texas. Jayne Cullen Gaule Galle ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Jayne (Cullen) Galle - Odessa, TX

“Donna, Pam and Tina, So sorry to hear of Aunt Marie's passing. Our prayers and love are with you during this difficult time. Many fond memories...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Carolyn "Helling" Privia - CA

“My deepest sympathies for your loss. ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Steve Orr - Victoria, TX

“‘To know her is to love her’, that’s the old adage; ‘The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree’; ‘we all become our Mother’s’,  ...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: G & JM - PA

“We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers during these times ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: BBecky Stallings - Louisville, KY

“My heart goes out to you and your family at this sad time. Sending you and your family hugs and prayers. Love to you all. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Kristen and Jim Toole - Family

“Tina, you are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Cherish her memory in your heart for she is near. She lived her life in a way that God...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Stella Mendez Etka - Friend

“Tina, You and your family are in my prayers at this sad time. From reading about your mother she was a great person. Treasury your memories! ...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Kathy Michalski - Troy, MI

“Tina, I am very sorry for your loss and know how sad you must be, but will keep you, your mother, and your family in my thoughts and prayers. ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Beth Siegfried - St. Louis, MO

“Pam: Thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this dificult time. ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Gary Elliott - Ridgway, CO

“Tina, Pam and Donna, I think I spent just as much time at your house growing up as I did at my own. Your folks always welcomed me with a smile and...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Jan (Bellew) Wadle - Milo, IA

“Donna,Pam,and Tina Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your mother,Marie. She was one of the last of the great Storms Court...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Dennis - Wausau, WI - neighbor

“Donna, Pam, and Tina....my condolences to you and your families for the passing of a great lady. She was like a second mother to me when I used to...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Rollie Fisher - Auburn, WA

“Tina and family, So sorry to hear about your loss. In reading about her life I know she was a wonderful woman who's memory will live on in all...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Joan Steele - Houston, TX

“Condolences for the Cullen family, I will always remember your mother's strength and love for her family and her positive outlook on life. I also...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Debra George Masch - Terrell, TX

“Tina Sending warm thoughts and prayers to you and your family. You mom sounded like a wonderful lady and will be missed dearly. Treasure your...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Catherine Collier - Denver, CO

“Our Mother's Love She no longer walks among us She looks down from Heaven above But we feel her arms around us The warmth of our Mother's love....Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Pam Teeter - Daughter


Marie Cullen, age 95, formerly of Ft. Madison, died surrounded by her 3 daughters, in Springfield, MO, on December 31, 2012. She had been in failing health for 4 months.
Marie was born near New London, IA on February 25, 1917, to Leroy and Florence Collins Foggy. She married Joseph Cullen in Ft. Madison on August 30, 1940. Joe died on May 16, 2000 and Marie moved to Springfield, MO IN 2002. Marie was a member of Santa Fe United Methodist Church and a member of the Ft. Madison's Women's Club. She was an accomplished seamstress not only making many beautiful Easter, prom and bridesmaid dresses for her 3 daughters but also creating period costumes for the FMHS musical, The Unsinkable Molly Brown in 1968. Marie's greatest joy and source of pride was her family.
Marie is survived by 3 daughters: Donna Lang (Roger), of Marion Iowa, Pam Teeter of Springfield, MO, and Tina O'Toole of Brentwood, MO.; grandchildren: Sheri Lang Stallings (Lowery), of Louisville KY, David Lang (Kimberly), of Ft. Myers, FL, Gregory Lang, of Hiawatha, IA, Matt Teeter (Mindy), of Springfield, MO, Shannon O'Toole Kuhlman (Kyle) of Kirkwood, MO, Ryan O'Toole (Minerva), of University City, MO, Kate O'Toole of Kirkwood, MO. She is also survived by 9 great grandchildren with her 10th due on January 2nd as well as her sister Gertrude Mahaffey, of Springfield, IL and many nieces and nephews.
Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Joe, son, David, granddaughter, Ashley Teeter, her parents and siblings, Jenny Foggy, Harold (Sonny) Foggy, Frances Watson, Virginia Foggy, and Elizabeth Fetterman.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 10:30 AM at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Brenda Goodall officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 AM until the time of the service at 10:30 AM. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Memorials in her name can be made to the American Cancer Society, The American Diabetes Association or to a charity of choice. Online condolences to Marie's family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com. King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory in Fort Madison is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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