SHIRLEY RAYL, 82, Des Moines (& formerly of Bridgewater) – Svcs 5/3/2021


April 30th, 2021 by Ric Hanson

SHIRLEY RAYL, 82, Des Moines (& formerly of Bridgewater), died Friday, April 30, 2021, at the Bright Kavanagh House, in Des Moines.  Funeral services for SHIRLEY RAYL will be held 10-a.m. Monday, May 3rd, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Fontanelle. Steen Funeral Home in Fontanelle has the arrangements.

An open visitation with the family present, will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Fontanelle, on Sunday, May 2nd, from 3-until 5-p.m.; Online condolences may be left to the family at

Burial is in the Fontanelle Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Shirley Rayl memorial fund to be established by the family at a later date.

SHIRLEY RAYL is survived by:

Her husband – Marion Evan.

Her daughter – Renae (Edward) Chesnut, of Johnston.

Her sons – Thomas (Jody) Rayl, of Mitchellville, and Steven (Dawn) Rayl, of Altoona.

Her sister – Chyleen (Paul) Pauesick, of Kansas City, MO.

5 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, her in-laws, and other relatives.