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Margaret Helen Yori
  • Memorial contributions may be directed to: Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church; VFW Post 9662 Auxiliary; or Camp Sunnyside.
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My memories of Margaret and Ray go back to early childhood. All the family get togethers sharing the simple pleasures of life long friendship. Your dad with that chuckle and twinkle in his eye. Your mom with her positivity and warm caring way of always making everyone feel valued. They shaped my life in ways I only came to appreciate fully when I became a parent. They were role models. Their complete devotion to family and faith created a path

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Posted by: Tina Koepnick - Iowa City, IA - Family Friend   Feb 13, 2019

Sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother I always enjoyed sitting with her at softball games. She will be missed by all. We are all thinking about your family and you are in our prayers. The Upenieks Family

Posted by: A friend   Feb 13, 2019

I knew Mrs. Yori only from hearing Janice talk about her over the past thirty years. From those conversations, I know that she was a woman with an open heart and boundless love, devoted to family. A woman of great strength, looking life square in the face during good times and bad. A woman with a strong work ethic who still knew how to laugh. I wish she had had more years with you, but what a life she had!

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Posted by: Marilyn Miller - West Des Moines, IA   Feb 13, 2019

So sorry to hear of the passing of Margaret. She was a great lady that will be truly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family. The Mike Hutton Family

Posted by: The Mike Hutton Family - Ankeny, IA - Family Friend   Feb 12, 2019

Janice, Ray and Family,

Sorry to read of your Mother's passing. I hope you can find peace in this difficult time.

Posted by: Mike Rote - Ankeny, IA   Feb 12, 2019

Margaret was a friendly and caring lady. We always enjoyed visiting with her.
Our sympathy to all of you. We regret not being able to attend her funeral as we are in Austin, Texas where Dave and DeeDee live.

Posted by: Don and Doris Schneider - Friend   Feb 12, 2019

Our family is saddened by the loss of your mother, Margaret. Please accept our condolences and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. -The Smith Family (Doug, Ellen, Sheri, Jeneen, Becky, & Amy)

Posted by: Jeneen (Smith) Ferguson    Feb 12, 2019

Margaret was a very special lady. Very patient, welcoming, and friendly. It was a blessing being able to know and work with her and Ray. She will be dearly missed. My heart goes out to the Yori family.

Posted by: Sam Denniston - Johnston, IA   Feb 12, 2019

Our sympathies and prayers to the family at this time of loss.
Donovan & Barb Ellis

Posted by: A friend   Feb 12, 2019

I was a new priest who moved to Our Lady's 38 years ago this week. Your folks were some of the first people I met. You guys were little-your folks were so supportive of me. I fondly remember them.They are in my prayers. Fr Phil Kruse ,St. John's Church Peosta iowa

Posted by: A friend   Feb 12, 2019