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Garold "Tom" Ayers, 87
by Report submitted · March 16th, 2017

Garold Thomas "Tom" Ayers, 87, of Marion, formerly of Robinson, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Linn Manor Care Center in Marion, following a recent illness. Visitation was from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion with the funeral service at 11 a.m. by Pastor Sheri Andersen. Burial took place at Coggon Cemetery, Coggon.

Tom is survived by his sisters, June Emerson of Marion and Dorothy (Bill) Woods of Cody, Wyoming; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Virginia and Waneitta.

Tom was born January 31, 1930, in Washington, Iowa, the son of Harold and Gheula (Coakley) Ayers. Tom was a life-long bachelor. He worked at various farms and businesses mostly in Delaware County. Tom loved to play cards and work difficult puzzles he was great with numbers. Tom loved old tractors and owned a few. He had a great memory and served as the resident Ayers family historian.

Please share a memory of Garold at under obituaries. Cards and memorials may be directed to Roger Henderson, 1540 Stamy Rd., Hiawatha, Iowa, 52233, in memory of Tom.
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