MaryAnn (Ross) Storbeck

MaryAnn Storbeck, 73, of Grinnell, and formerly of Centerville, passed away June 4, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

A private family burial for MaryAnn and Rick Storbeck will be held at a later date at Hazelwood Cemetery in Grinnell.

Memorial contributions may be designated to her son Stephen Jacobs, at 115 Broad St. Grinnell, Iowa 50112.

MaryAnn was born on March 13, 1948, in Centerville, the daughter of Theodore and Mildred Ruth Ross. She was baptized in the Lutheran faith. She went to Kirk’s Junior High and later graduated at Lincoln High School in Des Moines.

She was united in marriage to Gary Jacobs, and to this union they had two children Stephen Jacobs of Grinnell and Lilliana (Michael) Snow Cline. They were later divorced. She was united in marriage to Rick Storbeck, on November 8, 1988, in Las Vegas and she gained a step-daughter, Angie (Todd) Wilson.

MaryAnn owned and operated a craft shop, including Candlestick Antiques in Grinnell. She was well known for her seamstress work, especially with prom dresses. She tended bar, drove a semi cross country, and work in various retail including Ben Franklin in Grinnell. She briefly worked for Manatt’s Inc., and she retired in 2017 from EPC in Grinnell, as a quality auditor.

Survivors include her mother, Mildred Ross; four grandchildren, Isaac Planski, Cierra Splettstoesser, Hailey Chrisman (Brian Fugate), and Avangeline (Jack) Duangeline Subsin; two step-grandchildren, and Luke and Josh Wilson; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, Tim Ross of Russell, Iowa; two sisters, Sally Houser and Virginia (Rich) Anderson, both of Chariton; two brothers-in-law, Mike (Michelle) Storbeck and Randy (Lorie Pritchard) Storbeck; and one sister-in-law, Monica (Mike) Ogan. She was preceded in death by her father, Theodore; her husband, Rick; her daughter, Lilliana Snow Cline; her brother, William Ross; and her sister, Rose Johnson.

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