Mark Banning, 57, of Ankeny went home to be with the Lord Sunday, April 3, 2011 of heart failure. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 8, 2011 at Wakonda Christian Church (3938 Fleur Drive Des Moines, Iowa 50321). Cremation will follow services and a private family graveside service will be held Saturday at Berwick Cemetery.
Mark was a member of Wakonda Christian Church and a former member of Ankeny Evangelical Free Church, he graduated from Saydel High School, and worked at Dee Zee Manufacturing.
He is survived by his wife, Sheryl Banning; sons, Erik (Jacki) Banning, David (Carli) Banning; daughter, Kristina Banning of Ankeny, IA; grandchildren, Gabriel and Kylie Jo; parents, Gerald and Mary Beth Banning of Berwick, IA; brothers, Steve (Bettye) Banning of Ankeny, IA; and Brian (Janet) Banning of Berwick, IA.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Ankeny Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wakonda Christian Church.