Esther C. Akey
Esther C. Akey, 78, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2011. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at McLaren's Chapel with burial at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Orilla, Iowa.
Esther was born March 2, 1933 in Commerce, Iowa, graduated from Valley High School in 1951, and lived all her married life in Windsor Heights. She was a devoted wife and mother.
Esther is survived by her daughter, Sheila (Frank) Wilcox of West Des Moines; sister, Marjorie Main of Des Moines; four grandchildren, Jason (Amanda) Hall of Ankeny, Rebecca Hall of Ankeny, Daniel (Heidi) Hall of Granger and Bradley (Malorie) Hall of Bennington, NE; and a cousin, Charlotte Dennis of Des Moines. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Theodore D. Akey and a son, Steven W. Akey.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday prior to the service at McLaren's. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Central Iowa.