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Marge Lankford, 86, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Valley View Village in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at Iles Funeral Home, Grandview Park Chapel, on Monday, February 24. Visitation will be at 1:00, Funeral at 2:00.
Marge was born to John and Eva Sovey on April 14, 1927 in Des Moines, where she lived her entire life. She graduated from East High School in 1945, and married the love of her life, William Archie Lankford in 1947.
Marge was preceded in death by her parents; John and Eva Sovey, her sister Harriet, and her husband, Archie. She is survived by three children, Cindy (Bill) Sorrell of Des Moines, Ron Lankford of Louisville, Kentucky, Bob (Susan) Lankford of Ankeny; sister, Joan Weise, five grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank all the staff at Valley View Village, who were so kind and caring. In lieu of flowers, we request any contributions to the Valley View Village Building Fund.
Iles Funeral Home - Grandview Park Chapel
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317
Published in Des Moines Register from Feb. 21 to Feb. 23, 2014