Edith L. Morck, 88, passed away April 15, 2017 at Bethany Manor in Story City. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at McLaren’s Chapel in West Des Moines with burial at Resthaven Cemetery.

Edith was born March 1, 1929 in Star City, Arkansas to John and Rutha Brooks. She worked as a nurse’s aide and most recently for the Woodward Resource Center, retiring in 1991. Edith was a very dedicated mother, great cook and gardener, and a devout Christian.

She is survived by her seven children, Robert (Darla) Morck, Kathleen South, Carolyn (James) Johnson, Caren (Darrell) Wolfe, Rose (Doug) Fink, Mary (Blair) Yager, and Evelyn (James) Kotouc; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Delphia McWhirter and Elsie McNeal. Edith was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Morck; five brothers and one sister.

Memorials may be directed to America’s Fund or Immune Deficiency Foundation.