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Sally Ward

January 19, 1934 — February 20, 2017

Sally Ward, 83, of Mason City, died Monday, February 20, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. A private service will be conducted at a later date.

Sally was born January 19, 1934 in Roanoke, Virginia, the daughter of Charles and Mildred Aileen (Alcorn) Stafford. Sally spent most of her life tending to her family as well as doing in home child care for numerous children. She enjoyed volunteering her time for Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank and Meals on Wheels. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church serving as a Deacon in Mason City, Iowa.

Sally is survived by her husband, Gene Ward of Mason City; sons, Stafford (Linda) Cerny of Wausau, Wisconsin and Paul (Sarah) Kaler-Ward of St. Louis, Missouri; a daughter, Laura Cerny (James Lalor) of Mason City, Iowa; a brother, Richard Stafford of Richmond, Virginia; a sister, Betty Bell of Mason City; and 10 grandchildren.

Sally is preceded in death by her parents, and sons, William Cerny and Collier Cerny.

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