Wilma Storey

  • Born: April 28, 1934
  • Died: January 11, 2020
  • Location: Ankeny, Iowa

Memorial Services of Iowa

4208 North Ankeny Blvd.
Ankeny, IA 50023

Tel. (515) 964-0592

Tribute & Message From The Family

Wilma F. Storey, 85, of Ankeny, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother left this earth to go home to be with the Lord, January 11, 2020. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 16, 2020 at First Church of Christ (310 NW Ash Dr. Ankeny, IA). A visitation will be held one hour prior to service.
Wilma was born in Culver, Indiana attended Culver Community Schools, and was a graduate of Culver High School. After graduating high school, Wilma moved to Des Moines where she worked as a secretary at Firestone Tire plant. During her working years she also was a school cook and server in the Ankeny Community School district. She also worked as a receptionist for H&R Block.
She had been an active member at First Church of Christ in Ankeny and served many years as a Vacation Bible School director.
Wilma is survived by her daughter; Cheryl Hopper; grandchildren, Natalie and Austin Storey, Melissa (Kevin) Chew, and Sheila Hopper, great-grandchildren; Kaylee and Konner Chew, Eve Ziehe, Addison and Maddison Lasley; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Drisco Kreighbaum and Margie (Harris) Kreighbaum; husband, Leslie Storey; son, Jeffery Storey; and sister, Nila Foust.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Iowa Bible Camp.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Remembering Wilma for friendship past.
Janet James Markley

Posted by Janet Markley - Springdale, AR   January 17, 2020

Cheryl and family, I am sending my heartfelt condolences on the passing of your mom. I remember her as a fun-loving, faithful Christian lady.

Posted by Alice (Brunk) Drake - Coon Rapids, IA - Friend   January 15, 2020

Cheryl and family, so sorry for your loss...sending my heartfelt condolences. I have such good memories of when Aunt Wilma and Uncle Leslie would visit us in Grimes.
Love Debbie Storey-Larson

Posted by Debbie Storey-Larson - Chester, IA - family   January 14, 2020

Cheryl and family I am so very sorry to learn of Wilmas passing. She was always so sweet and kind and had the most wonderful laugh. May you be surrounded with peace and blessed memories.

Posted by Cathy (Seehorn) Duvall - Florissant, MO - Friend   January 13, 2020

We will miss our visits while you were passing through when you went to Fl. Didn't do much just sat around catching up on what our family's were doing. You and Les will be missed.

Ray and Dorothy

Posted by Dorothy Ballenger - AL - Family   January 13, 2020