203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Private First Class Margaret Lea Deckard (Talvitie)

Private First Class Margaret Lea Deckard (Talvitie) was born on August 27, 1941 in Duluth, MN and died April 6, 2015 in Waterloo, IA.

Margaret Lea Deckard (Talvitie) entered the United States Marine Corps on September 11, 1959, in Minneapolis, MN, served during the Peacetime era and reached the rank of Private First Class before being discharged on December 2, 1960 in Camp Lejeune, NC.

Margaret Lea Deckard (Talvitie) is buried at St. Joseph Catholic Cemtery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Release Date April 7, 2078


Margaret L. Deckard, 73, of Denver, Iowa, formerly of Waverly, died early Monday morning, April 6, 2015, at Unity Point Health – Allen Hospital in Waterloo.

Private family burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Waverly. Margaret has been cremated and there will be no public visitation or service. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences for Margaret’s family may be left at www.kaisercorson.com. Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is assisting the family. 319-352-1187.