Mae Lou  Saf
Mae Lou Saf

May 29, 1931 - January 4, 2020
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Clive, Iowa
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Mae Lou Saf, 88, went home to her Lord Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Woodlands Creek Retirement Community. A memorial service will be 11:00 am Friday, January 17th at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines.

Mae Lou was born May 29, 1931 in Des Moines to John and Subrigji (Gibson) Reeck. She was a graduate of North High School and worked for Farm Bureau Insurance Company. On April 9, 1949, she married Robert Saf and the couple made their home in Des Moines. Mae Lou was a member of Lutheran Church of Hope, a member of St. Johns quilters, and she volunteered at Lutheran Hospital Guild, and Living History Farms, she also worked at the election polls and taking the local census . She enjoyed time with her family and friends, gardening, genealogy, painting, quilting and knitting. While living at the Woodlands Community she delighted in participating in games and outings.

Survivors include her husband, Robert; children: Jeannie Saf of Missouri, Ronald Saf, of Urbandale; brother Norman Reeck of Urbandale; grandchildren: Tim Pardue(Jessy), Jeff Pardue (Erica) and Jason Pardue, Kellie Weiss, Tawnia Martin, Clint Robbins, Justin Saf, Katie Saf, Robbie Saf, Hannah Saf, Harley Williams; great grandchildren: Brittney, Geordyn, Taelor, C.J., Lily, Fayelynn, Jaden, Wyatt, Mac, Adilynn, Clint Jr.; great great grandchildren: Mathew, Jacob, Teigenh, Chadeyn and Rex.
Mae Lou was preceded in death by her parents; son, Michael Saf; and sibilings: Della, Lealia, Alberta, Virginia, Arlene, Flora, Jean, Louis, Jack, Wayne and Fred.

Online condolences are welcome at

Arrangements by Iles Funeral Homes - Westover Chapel.




Lutheran Church of Hope
925 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA US 50266
Friday, January 17, 2020
11:00 AM