April 2, 2013


MARCH 12, 1929 — MARCH 31, 2013

The Oskaloosa Herald

URBANDALE — Donna J. Heckenberg Story, 84, of Urbandale, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines due to a ruptured ulcer.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, April 4, at Iles Funeral Homes–Westover Chapel, 6337 Hickman Rd., Des Moines. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Forest Cemetery in Oskaloosa.

Donna was born on the family farm near Eddyville on March 12, 1929, to Arthur and Iris (Wymore) Heckenberg and graduated from Eddyville High School in 1947. She worked at the Mahaska State Bank until her marriage to George M. Story in 1966. Together, they made a home in Urbandale and worked as distributors for Amway. Following retirement in 1990, they moved to Springfield, Mo., until returning to Urbandale in 2004. She enjoyed designing artificial floral arrangements, spending time with her grandchildren and spoiling her chihuahua “Sweetie.”

Donna was preceded in death by her husband, George, in 2005 as well as her parents and sister, Louise Morris. She is survived by her son, Brad (Kim) Story, and two grandchildren, Kayla and Connor, all of Urbandale.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be left at www.IlesCares.com.

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