Anne Denger, age 80 of Perry, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 26, 2018 at the Kavanagh House in Des Moines, IA surrounded by her family. Her family will be gathering to greet friends on Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Perry. Memorials will be given to Kavanagh House Hospice and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care. 

Anne Etta Denger was born on October 8, 1938 at Anamosa, IA to Arthur Thomas Manly and Mae Eliza (Armstrong) Siver. She graduated from Martelle Consolidated Schools. She continued her education at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant, IA from 1956 to 1958 and achieved her bachelor’s degree from Buena Vista College at Storm Lake, IA in 1980. She was united in marriage to  Kenneth Charles Denger on June 4, 1960. She taught Elementary 2nd grade at Olin Consolidated School from 1958 to 1960, then three years at Walker Elementary School and five years of Remedial Reading at East Greene. Anne finished her career in Fourth Grade at East Greene, retiring in May of 1998.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church. She enjoyed shopping, putting together jigsaw puzzles, completing crossword puzzles and following the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, daughters and son-in-law Dutch.

In death she rejoins her parents, Arthur and Mae Siver and brother, Thomas (Nola) Manly Armstrong Siver.

Left to cherish Anne’s memory are her husband Kenneth Denger, Perry, IA, daughters, Sandra Denger, Overland Park, KS and Jacqui (Dutch) Tryon, Topeka, KS, grandchildren, Kolin Ray and Katelyn Jo Schroeder and her sister, LaVerta (Lou) Mae Langenberg.


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