Lillian Eileen DeMaris
North American Missing Persons Network
Lillian Eileen DeMaris

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 14, 1952 from Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: May 12, 1921
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 5'0-5'2"
  • Weight: 120 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • AKA: Lillian Eileen Huff
  • Case Number: 00-18286

  • Details of Disappearance
    Lillian DeMaris disappeared from Mason City, Iowa, on August 14, 1952, leaving behind three young daughters, ages 6, 4, and 2.

    DeMaris was born in Dodge, Nebraska. She was married four times. Her husbands included Patrick O’Brien, Shorty Thompson, Charles “Chuck” Jackson, and Tom DeMaris, who died in a construction accident in Minnesota.

    For a period of time during the 1950s, Lillian lived in Killeen, Texas, and also worked as a food vendor with a traveling carnival.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Mason City Police Department

    Source Information
    Iowa Coldcases