Muriel worked at Kenefick Drug Store for several years, and in 1946, went to California for a period of time and was employed at Broadway Hollywood Department Store. She had many fond memories of her time spent in California.Muriel and Thomas Hart were married on September 11, 1946, at Sacred Heart Church and made Eagle Grove their home. They enjoyed travels after retirement and both loved the game of bridge. Muriel considered her walks and time spent in her kitchen to be therapeutic, she would often say.
Muriel is survived by her four children, Eugene and wife, Deb of Fremont, NE, Sheila Curoe and husband, Bill, and Barbara Gieseke, all of West Des Moines and Dan and wife, Sherri of Urbandale; 11 grandchildren, Lori, Julie, Joe, Shawn, Christen, Chad, Stacey, Michelle, Emily, Kyle, and Jason
19 great-grandchildren, sister, Mildred Keller of Iowa City and brother-in-law, Patrick Hart and wife, Paula of Adel. She was preceded in death by her parents, beloved husband, Tom and one grandson, Todd Hart.
Muriel Hart, 92, died Thursday, January 22, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Society in Indianola, where she resided the last three years. Private family funeral services were held Saturday, January 24, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in West Des Moines. Graveside services were held 1 p.m. Saturday, January 24, at Calvary Cemetery in Eagle Grove. Memorial contributions may be made to HCI Care Services.
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