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“Remembering Wilma for friendship past. Janet James Markley ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Janet Markley - Springdale, AR

“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. ”
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“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...Read More »
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“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...Read More »
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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.