July 9, 1932 – February 22, 2014
Margaret Myers, 81, died peacefully on Saturday, February 22, 2014. She was born July 9, 1932 and grew up in Decatur and Leon. Margaret moved to Des Moines in 1950. She met and married the love of her life, James Myers, who preceded her in death 20 years ago. Margaret was also preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Marie Millsap and brother, Carl Millsap.
She is survived by her daughters, Karen Gorsh of Cedar Rapids and Linda Myers of Des Moines; son, David (Dawn) Myers of Sibley; grandchildren, Elizabeth Myers of Sibley and Luke Myers of Sioux City; siblings, Martha Midgorden of Ankeny, Myron (Judy) Millsap of Ankeny and Anna Pearl (Fendell) Dreher of Des Moines and by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Margaret worked for over 30 years at Denniston & Partridge Lumber Company in Ankeny, which is now Gilcrest Jewett. She was loved and will be greatly missed by her many family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to Union Park United Methodist Church.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m., Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Union Park United Methodist Church, 2305 E. 12th St., Des Moines with a private burial at Chapel Hill Gardens.Information provided by: Merle Hay Funeral Home 4400 Merle Hay Road Des Moines, IA 50310 www.meaningfulfunerals.net