Grace Ryerson went to her heavenly home July 4, 2017. She was born in 1924 to Rev. Albert and Iva Lechner and grew up in Pontiac, Michigan. She graduated from Greenville College. She was very active in her church, the Norwalk PTA, women's club and worked in the High School business office until retirement.
She was preceded in death by her husband Kent, sister Eleanor Burr, brothers Myron Lechner and Hadrian Lechner. She is survived by her sons Reed (Teri) of West Des Moines, and Mark of Urbandale, sister-in-law Joyce Crosby, nieces, nephews and cherished friends.
A celebration of her life will be held on July 21st, 11:00 a.m. at Central Community Free Methodist Church, 8105 Douglas Avenue, Urbandale. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.
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Published by the Des Moines Register on Jul. 9, 2017.