April 24, 1949 – August 16, 2014
Michele “Mic” Ann Terlisner, 65, of Ankeny died August 16, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, of heart and lung failure.
A funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 22, 2014 at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church (510 E. 1st St., Ankeny). A visitation will be held 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 21 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd.), with a vigil service starting at 7:30 p.m.
Michele was born April 24, 1949 in Carroll, Iowa to Melvin and Marilyn (Mossman) Leiting. She graduated from Kuemper Catholic High School and married her high school sweetheart, Kenneth Terlisner, January 17, 1970 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll, Iowa.
She worked at St. Anthony’s Regional Hospital and Tony’s restaurant, both in Carroll.
“Mic” enjoyed playing cards, cross stitching, needle point, and entertaining family and friends.
She is survived by her husband Kenneth; daughter Tonya (Jamie) Hansman of Carroll, Son Jason (special friend Kim) Terlisner of Carroll, daughter Amanda (special friend Troy) Terlisner of Coon Rapids, son Benjamin (Katie) Terlisner of Des Moines; grandchildren, Jani Smith, Tasha Smith, Haley Kasperbauer, Kayla Terlisner, Trent Terlisner, Serena Miller, Matthew Terlisner, Wesley Terlisner, Aurora Smouse, Christian Hansman, and Simon Terlisner; great-grandchildren, Athena Hall, Alayna Smith, Conner Warnke, and Caden Warnke; siblings, Martyn Leiting of Glidden, Iowa, Marcia (Alex) Espinoza of Show Low, Arizona, Mark (Peggy) Leiting of Carroll, Iowa, Monte (Karen) Leiting of Carroll, Iowa, Matthew Leiting of Mesa, Arizona, Michael Leiting of Carroll, Iowa, Marshall (Tess) Leiting of Omaha, Nebraska, Mitchell (Lenni) Leiting of Queen Creek, Arizona, and Maury Leiting of Carroll, Iowa; many brother and sister-in-laws, and friends.
Michele was preceded in death by her parents, Melvin and Marilyn Leiting.
Michele’s family would like to thank the Scleroderma support group and the Pulmonary Hypertension support group.Information provided by: Memorial Services of Iowa 4208 North Ankeny Blvd Ankeny, IA 50023 515.964.0592 www.memorialservicesofiowa.com