MaryAnn (Sly) Price, 79, Zimmerman

MaryAnn (Sly) Price, age 79 of Zimmerman, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, from complications of a stroke.

MaryAnn was born August 31, 1933, in Manchester Iowa. She graduated from Manchester High School in 1951. She married the late James Merle Price on May 30, 1951, in Manchester Iowa, and together they raised 5 boys. MaryAnn’s main hobbies were sewing, bowling, fishing, camping, solving crossword puzzles and taking trips to the casino with family and friends. She was an active home maker, but eventually turned her love for sewing into a career when she opened Sew and Sew Garment Lettering. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

She is survived by her sons, James Price Jr. (Janie) of Cumberland, Wisconsin, Douglas W. Price (Kelly) of Zimmerman, MN and Russell J. Price (Tami) of Colorado Springs, Colorado; siblings, Wayne Sly (Marcy) of New Mexico and Hannah Ryan (Roy) of New Mexico; stepbrother, James Hansen of Waverly, Iowa; 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, James Merle Price; sons, Reggie Price and Terry Price; parents, Howard and Anna May (Howard) Hansen; brother, Jack Sly and sister, Juanita Sabin.

Memorial to be held Saturday, May 4, 2013, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Christ our Light Catholic Church, 25909 4th Street West, Zimmerman in honor of both Mary Ann and James.