Garden Chapel

Virginia Dale Kingery

June 11, 2013
Knoxville, Iowa

10:30 A.M., Saturday, August 10, 2013
First Baptist Church
Monroe, Iowa

Beginning at 9:30 A.M., Saturday, August 10, 2013
First Baptist Church
Monroe, Iowa

Alzheimer's Association
Monroe First Baptist Church

Husband: Ray Kingery – Iowa City
Son: Larry Kingery – Tampa, Florida
Granddaughter: Lidya Martens – Iowa City
Great-grandson: Jackson Martens – Iowa City
Siblings: Beverly Romick – Otley
Ruth McConeghey – Ankeny
Lynn Vander Ploeg – Otley

In Memory Of

Virginia Dale Kingery
Iowa City, Iowa
(Age 65)

August 22, 1947 - June 11, 2013

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Dale Vander Ploeg Kingery was born August 22, 1947, the second daughter of Edwin and Cornelia Vander Ploeg. She passed away June 11, 2013 at Griffin Nursing Home in Knoxville.

Dale worked as a waitress at Duncan's Café in Monroe, a secretary at Vernon Company in Newton, executive secretary at HFC in Washington D.C., and finally for the VA Medical Center in Iowa City. She retired from the VA after 30 years with numerous service awards. Dale also sold Avon products, provided in-home daycare, and was a Weight Watchers staffer for many years.

Dale married Ray Kingery on December 23, 1966. She is survived by her husband, Ray, of Iowa City; son, Larry, of Tampa, Florida; granddaughter Lidya Martens; and great-grandson Jackson Black of Iowa City. Dale has two surviving sisters: Beverly Romick of Otley, and Ruth McConeghy of Ankeny; brother Lynn Vander Ploeg of Otley; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at the Monroe First Baptist Church on August 10, 2013, at 10:30 am, with lunch to follow. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service, at 9:30 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Monroe First Baptist Church or the Alzheimer's Association.

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