Margaret Aletha Prall(1919 - 2013)

Margaret Aletha Prall

Des Moines

Margaret Prall, 94, passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Valley View Village. Margaret was born March 12, 1919 in Rising Sun, Iowa to Oliver and Hazel (Keeling) Ware.

She graduated from Runnells High School and married Kail Prall in 1940. They built their own house in Carlisle all by themselves and were married 67 ½ years until Kail died in 2007. She was a member of Carlisle Christian Church. They moved to Valley View in 1985. Later in life, Margaret wrote her own biography. She had an amazing memory and mind and was a master of crocheting. She also enjoyed making cards for friends and family.

Margaret is survived by her nieces, Marty (Mike) Ohrt and Janis (Doug Leonard) Ware and their families. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kail M. Prall, brother, Gerald Ware and sister-in-law, Willi Ware.

Private family burial will take place at Carlisle Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home

Hamilton's Funeral Home
121 NW 60th Avenue Des Moines, IA 50313
(515) 289-2442

Published in Des Moines Register on Sept. 15, 2013