Kimberly Dale McAninch, 52, formerly of Murray, died Aug. 15, 2013, at Pathways Hospice in Loveland, Colo.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Murray Church of Christ. Burial will be in Murray Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Clarke County Animal Shelter, 125 E. Ayers St., Osceola, IA 50213.
Kim grew up in Murray.
Kim attended four years at Iowa State University, where she received her teaching degree.
Kim moved to Fort Collins, Colo., where she taught elementary school for more than 25 years before retiring.
She received a Teacher of the Year award during her career.
Kim is survived by her father Dale McAninch and stepmother Bonnie McAninch of Murray; sister Kristily (John) Houge of Melcher-Dallas; nephews, David and Eric Downey of Afton; special friend Sgt. Roylee W. Meadows; many other relatives and friends.
Kim was preceded in death by her mother Shirley McAninch.