January 26, 1932 – February 8, 2013
Mary Kathryn Letsch, 81, passed away Friday, February 8, 2013 at Mercy Hospice. A memorial service celebrating her life will be at 4 p.m., Sunday, February 10 at St. Paul Presbyterian Church, 6426 Merle Hay Rd. in Johnston with the family greeting friends at 3:30 p.m.
Mary was the secretary at St. Paul Presbyterian Church for many years and retired from Pioneer Hybrid after 21 years as a data manager. She was a supporter of the Humane Society and the Animal Rescue League. Mary will be remembered as a loving and caring mother and grandmother who always put her family first. Her humor will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Her memory will be cherished by her children, Judie Deines, John West, Mike West, David West and Donald Letsch; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Carol Dunning and Barbara Ford as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Letsch, son, Robert D. Letsch, Jr.; daughter, Vicki Rene and her parents, William Hewitt and Virginia Linder.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa.Information provided by: Merle Hay Funeral Home 4400 Merle Hay Road Des Moines, IA 50310 www.meaningfulfunerals.net