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Margaret Rose Kirtley

May 18, 1929 March 12, 2020
Margaret Rose Kirtley
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Obituary for Margaret Rose Kirtley

Margaret Rose Kirtley, 90, daughter of Arvey & Elizabeth Winters, was born May 18, 1929 in Guthrie County, Iowa. She passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Guthrie County Hospital, Guthrie Center, Iowa.
Margaret Rose graduated from Panora High School in 1947. On March 4, 1948 , she married Claire Dean Kirtley in Panora. To this union eight children were born. They made their home outside of Yale. In 1968, they moved into Yale. Margaret Rose worked as a teachers aide for the Kindergarten class in Yale for about a year. She then worked for the grain elevator in Yale for 19 years.
She enjoyed sewing, arts & crafts, walking, and riding bicycles with her granddaughter Chelsea. Margaret Rose and Claire took up can collecting in Yale where they were able to donate over $30,000 in 4 years for scholarships for Yale’s graduating Seniors.
Margaret Rose is survived by her children, Loren Dean (Sandi) Kirtley of Tarpon Springs, FL; Greg Kirtley of Yale; Kelly (Tammy) Kirtley of Yale; Cathy Glenn of Yale; Susan Styles of Yale; & Marty (Don) Kirtley of Des Moines; 12 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; and brother, Ardean Winters of Panora. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Claire, daughter Teresa Kirtley, son Kevin Kirtley, and sister Ardis Dunne.
Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at the Twigg Funeral Home, Panora. Burial will be in Moffitt Grove Cemetery, rural Guthrie Center. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 17, 2020 from 5-7 P.M. at the funeral home.

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Visitation

Tuesday

17

Mar

5:00 PM 3/17/2020 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/17/2020 7:00:00 PM
Twigg Funeral Home - Panora

219 E. Main
Panora, IA 50216

Twigg Funeral Home - Panora
219 E. Main Panora 50216 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

18

Mar

10:30 AM 3/18/2020 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/18/2020 11:00:00 AM
Twigg Funeral Home - Panora

219 E. Main
Panora, IA 50216

Twigg Funeral Home - Panora
219 E. Main Panora 50216 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Moffitt Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

160th Street & Pecan Ave.
rural Guthrie Center, IA

160th Street & Pecan Ave. rural Guthrie Center IA
United States
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