Roger Ankrum, 75

Roger Ankrum, 75, of Marshalltown, died early Saturday morning, March 2, 2013, at the Iowa River Hospice Home. His death came peacefully at 1:25 a.m. with family at his side. His family wishes to thank the staff of the Iowa River Hospice with sincere gratitude for making his final journey peaceful.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at the Faith Assembly of God. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the service time. Memorials may be directed to his family. For condolences, please visit The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Roger and his family. Ph. 641-844-1234.

Left to cherish his memory are Mary, his loving wife of 43 years, his children- Craig Daniel (Wendy) Ankrum of Duluth, Minn.; Ruth Ann Sharer of Marshalltown, 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; his sisters Sylvia Best, of Marshalltown, Delores Snelson, of Altoona and Darlene McNary in California. as well as his brother James, of Marshalltown and many nieces and nephews.