Eileen Loretta McAfee, 93
Eileen Loretta McAfee, 93, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014 at Southridge Nursing and Rehab Center in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 18, 2014 at First Friends Church in Marshalltown with family present to visit 1 hour prior to the service. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Anderson Funeral Homes 405 W. Main St. Marshalltown. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be directed to First Friends Church in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.
Eileen was born May 29, 1921, in Brookings, SD to John W. and Nellie A. (Mitchell) Dyer. She graduated from Green Mountain High School in 1939 and then attended Central Iowa Business College. Eileen was united in marriage to Eldon McAfee on November 12, 1941, at the First Congregational Church in Green Mountain, IA. Eileen worked as a secretary and bookkeeper for various companies, including Montgomery Ward in Marshalltown, Milligan Oil Company and Farmers Implement in Baxter, and retiring as secretary for the Baxter Community School district in 1984 after 19 years of service.
Eileen was a member of First Friends Church in Marshalltown, she enjoyed motorcycling with her husband, Eldon and then by herself. She belonged to the Women on Wheels Club, Gold Wing Road Riders, Red Hat Society, Baxter Women’s and ODO Clubs.
Eileen is survived by her daughter, Sharon (Terry) Peak of Point, TX, son, William (Sheryl) McAfee of Indianapolis, IN; 8 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 22 great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Eldon, parents and brothers Kenneth and Robert.