Marget Kirby
1941 - 2021
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Marget Kirby

Indianola - Marget Ann Kirby, 79, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at home. Private family services will be in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Marget was born March 28th, 1941 in Centerville, Iowa, to Everett Ray Brunson and Dorothy Francis McClaskey. She graduated from Centerville High School, class of 1959. On June 27th, 1959 in Centerville, Iowa, Marget and Delbert Kirby were united in marriage. They shared 61 years of marriage and were blessed with three daughters and a son, Kathi, Karen, Lisa and Michael.

She was a bookkeeper, loving and caring wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Marget's most significant memories are her marriage day, the total love and support from her husband for 61 years, the birth of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, camping days with friends and family, family Christmas day bingo and conquering cancer twice.

Marget is survived by her husband, Delbert; three daughters and a son, Kathi Bonnett of Norwalk, Iowa, Karen Bright of Indianola, Iowa, Lisa Breeding of Indianola, Iowa, and Michael Kirby of Indianola, Iowa; a sister, Marcia Brunson of West Des Moines, Iowa; as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Marget was preceded in death by her parents, Everett and Dorothy and her sister, Martha McClurg.

Memorials may be directed, in Marget's name, to ARL or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. To sign an online condolence, visit our website at

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Published in the Des Moines Register from Jan. 11 to Jan. 20, 2021.
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