Mary Whitaker Obituary

Mary L. Whitaker
Mary Whitaker
Mary L. Whitaker

December 4, 2012
Born in Bondurant, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Mary L. Whitaker passed from this life on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at Taylor House in Des Moines, Iowa. A memorial reception will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, December 7 at Wakonda Christian Church, 3938 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA.

Mary was born in Bondurant, IA. She married Jack and they made their home in Des Moines. She worked at Woolworth's for many years and was a loving and devoted mother and wife.

She was a long-time member of Wakonda Christian Church, and contributed many hours of love and dedication to her church family. Mary also was an active volunteer at many other educational and philanthropic organizations in Des Moines.

She is will be missed by son, Larry (Ilse) Hufford of Valley Center, CA; daughter, Nickie Whitaker of Urbandale, IA; two granddaughters, Jenice (Dennis) Armistead of Payson, AZ and Kristina Hufford of Laramie, WY; and sister, Mildred Heston of Chariton, IA. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Whitaker; parents, Walter and Marie Rynearson; and sister, Florence Priebe.

Memorials contributions may be made to Wakonda Christian Church or Animal Lifeline of Iowa. Online condolences may be sent to IlesCares.

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Service
Wakonda Christian Church
3938 Fleur
Des Moines, IA US 50321
Friday, December 7, 2012
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Visitation
Wakonda Christian Church
3938 Fleur
Des Moines, IA US 50321
Friday, December 7, 2012
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Wakonda Christian Church
3938 Fleur
Des Moines, IA 50321
Animal Lifeline
4521 SE 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50320