Sally Willer, of Scottish Rite Park, passed away October 24, 2013. She was born on June 21, 1930 in Gary, Indiana, to John and Bessie Smith. Sally graduated from the University of Iowa in 1952 with a BS degree in Speech Pathology. She was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority.
In June of 1954, Sally married John "Jack" Willer. Sally and Jack raised their family in LaGrange, IL, until Jacks passing in 1987. In 2003, Sally moved to Des Moines to rekindle a relationship with Drake Mabry, also of Scottish Rite Park.
Sally is survived by son, Michael (Bonnie) Willer of Johnston; daughters, Sarah Miller of Boise, ID and Jennifer (Casey) Chin of Hanover Park, IL; and a grandson, David (Elyse) Willer of Des Moines.
The family of Sally would like to respectfully acknowledge the exceptional care that was provided by Unity Point Hospice and Palliative Care, and the nurses and aids at Scottish Rite Park Health Center. We will be forever grateful to all of you.
There will be a celebration of Sally's life in LaGrange, in the Spring of 2014.
Published in Des Moines Register from Oct. 26 to Oct. 28, 2013