Marcia Gay Popham, 69, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, October 10,
2021, at her home. She was born June 21, 1952, in McGregor, the daughter of LeRoy and Esther
(Gorkow) Heiden. She was raised in the Strawberry Point and Clinton area and graduated from
Clinton High School in 1970.
On May 5, 1973, Marcia was united in marriage to Roger Popham at the Emmanuel Lutheran
Church in Strawberry Point. Three sons were born to this union. Marcia and Roger lived in the
country near Strawberry Point. She was a long-time employee of Silver Edge Co-op retiring in
2019 after 47 plus years. Marcia also worked at Terra and the veterinary clinic.
The last two years Marcia also enjoyed helping out at the Press Journal in Strawberry Point.
Marcia enjoyed traveling, gardening, cooking, and crocheting. She was very creative with her
scrapbooking and calligraphy writing. She also enjoyed her spending time with her pets and
Survivors include her husband, Roger; her three sons, Steve (Ursula) Popham from Strawberry
Point, Adam (Andi) Popham from Allison, and Austin (Leslie) Popham from Strawberry Point;
twelve grandchildren; five great-grandchildren with two on the way; her siblings, Doug
(Charlene) Heiden of Bunkerville, Nevada; and Ann (Dan) Hahn of Blairstown; and special
family member, Mary Ann Lewis.
Marcia was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister, Sharon Cornish.
Online condolences may be sent to www.leonard-mullerfh.com
Because of COVID-19, masks are strongly recommended at the funeral home.
Memorial Service: 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 15, 2021, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in
Strawberry Point, Iowa with Pastor Bruce Klett officiating.
Visitation: 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 15, 2021, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in
Strawberry Point, Iowa.
Inurnment: Will be held at a later date