March 19, 1965 – December 30, 2013
Michael Pfannebecker, 48, passed away December 30, 2013. A funeral celebrating his life will be at 11:30 a.m., Friday, January 3 at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines, where his family will greet friends beginning at 10:30.
Michael Lane Pfannebecker, son of Larry Pfannebecker and Yvonne (Gardner) Horel, was born March 19, 1965 in Centerville, Iowa. He was a graduate of Moravia High School and Truman State University. Mike was involved in the crop insurance industry for many years.
Mike was an extremely caring family man. He enjoyed time with his children and his dog, Rocky. Michael liked golfing, fishing, spending time at Lake Okoboji and going to Kansas City Chiefs football games.
Mike is remembered by his wife, Jill; his children, Ellie and Derek and their mother, Melissa; his father, Larry (Sandy); his mother, Von (Paul) Horel; his brother, Todd; his sister, Tracy; his grandfathers, Clif Pfannebecker and Marvin Gardner; and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Elouise Gardner and June Pfannebecker.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are designated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to the family to establish a college fund for Mike’s children.Information provided by: Brooks Funeral Care 7975 University Blvd. Clive, IA 50325 www.meaningfulfunerals.net