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“George and family, I was so sorry to hear of Lois's passing. She was a fun lady. I will keep your family in my prays! Cindee Beattie ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Cindee Beattie - Pleasant Hill, IA

“Kari and familySo sorry to hear the news of your mom passing.Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Pat Roche - West Des Moines, IA

“My thoughts and prayers to the Lande's. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Kerry Lande - Ankeny, IA

“Great lady, she will be missed. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Mel Heckart - Ankeny, IA

“My condolences to Steve and the entire family. Marilyn was very special. We shared many a laugh together when she was my administrative assistant at...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Bill Ranes - Hobe Sound, FL

“Special lady steve jeff Kari I am so sorry for your loss. She was a real down to earth person. She will be missed ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Kathleen Larson - Alleman

7 of 9 | Posted by: Sue Pohl

“Steve, sorry for your loss. Marilyn was a terrific lady. ”
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9 of 9 | Posted by: Harold and Lara Kramme Des Moines

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Marilyn Lande, 69, of Ankeny passed away September 27, 2016.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday Sept. 30, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 12 – 2:00 p.m., prior to the service.
Marilyn was born December 13, 1940 in Ames, Iowa, and she graduated from Ballard High School in 1965. She married Steve Lande in May of 1966, and they made their home in Huxley until 1972, when they moved to Alleman where they raised their 2 children, Jeff and Kari. They lived there for 42 years until moving to Ankeny in 2013.
She worked as a secretary for Principal Financial as a secretary for 15 years.
Her hobby was her family—she also enjoyed boating, fishing, traveling, and Prairie Meadows.
Marilyn is survived by her husband of 50 years, Steven; 2 children, Jeff (Crystal) Lande, and Kari (Steve) Rhiner; 3 beloved grandchildren, Joyce Brafford, Jack Lande, and Jake Rhiner; sisters, Bobbi (Steve) Liker and Leah Drummond; a brother Gary Meldrem; a special "Grand-dog" Grayson, and many nieces and nephews.