Margaret I. McCorkle

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Margaret I. McCorkle

Des Moines

Margaret I. McCorkle, 102, passed away July 28, 2014 at Wesley Acres. Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m., Saturday, August 2, 2014 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 3424 Forest Avenue, Des Moines. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at the Oakdale Cemetery, Adel, Iowa.

Margaret was born June 24, 1912 in Dallas County, Iowa, the daughter of Ethel L. Smith and James G. Riley. She lived in Des Moines all of her adult life and worked as a bookkeeper for Anderson Furniture Store for 25 years. Margaret was a longtime member of the Credit Women's Breakfast Club and enjoyed following the Chicago Cubs and puzzles.

Margaret is survived by her daughter, Frances McCorkle of Des Moines and numerous beloved nieces, nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings, Vera, Lawrence, Leslie and Max.

Memorials may be directed to Wesley Life Hospice, 3520 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312.


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Iles Funeral Home - Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50322
(515) 276-4567
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Published in Des Moines Register on July 31, 2014
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