ELIZABETH ‘BETH’ MALLINGER

Funeral services for Beth Mallinger, 38, of Des Moines will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church in Perry. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Murdock Funeral Home. Beth passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Unity Point Medical Center in Des Moines.

Beth was born November 25, 1980, in Des Moines, IA, the daughter of Marc Whiton and Karlene (Littell) Whiton Hughes. She graduated from Perry High School with the class of 2000. Beth married Matthew Mallinger March 29, 2008, in Boone, IA. She worked as a Quality Analyst for Wells Fargo.

Survivors include her husband Matt of Des Moines; parents Marc (Peggi) Whiton of Perry and Karlene (James) Hughes of Boone; two brothers Matt (Valerie) Whiton of Perry and Jeff (Ashley) Whiton of West Des Moines; three step-sisters Lynsey (Daniel) Sanchez of Boston, Cori Swords of Boston and Kylie Hervey of Des Moines; grandmother Elaine Nielson of West Des Moines; mother and father-in-law JoAnn and John Mallinger of Ankeny; brother-in-law Josh (Sara) Mallinger of Des Moines; sister-in-law Amy (Mike) Tierney of Des Moines; nieces and nephews Natalie, Nora and Nilee Whiton, Adriel Torres, Eva Sanchez, Connor and Candence Mallinger and Ian Tierney and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorials in Beth’s name will be donated to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital Fund in honor of “The Wave.”

Online condolences may be left at murdockfuneralhome.net

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