August 30, 1918 – August 18, 2013
Mary Viola Sheesley left this life and entered God’s kingdom on August 18, 2013. She was born on August 30, 1918, in Murray, Iowa, and was the oldest of six children born to Amos and Anna Daub. She attended country schools.
Visitation with the family will be held at 12:00 Noon at the Merle Hay Funeral Home, 4400 Merle Hay Road, on Wednesday, August 21st. The memorial service and burial will follow at 1:00 p.m.
Family was Mary’s purpose in life and she was a giving lady who always put others before herself. She was a most caring person and loved to care for her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Left to cherish the wonderful memories of Mary’s life are daughters, Marietta Anderson, Velma (George) Peters and Vivian Sheesley; grandchildren, Lynn Watson, Kevin Peters, Kurt (Sheri) Peters, Kim (Sean) Lewis, Matt (Cindy) Beedle and Dawn Beedle; great-grandchildren, James (Jodi) Watson, David Anderson, Jennifer Peters, Callie Peters, Amanda Peters, Hailey Lewis, Dalton Lewis, Brody Lewis, Matthew Beedle, Jr., Nicole Beedle and Daniel Beedle; and great-great grandchildren, Cole Watson, Kylie Watson and Ashlee Peters.
Mary was preceded in death by husband, Earl; daughters, Claretta Regner and Shirley Beedle; grandsons Craig Regner, Rod Anderson and Jim Watson and great-grandson, Loren Peters.Information provided by: Merle Hay Funeral Home 4400 Merle Hay Road Des Moines, IA 50310 www.meaningfulfunerals.net