Margaret A. Harrison Current


Date: Sat, April 22, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
St. Joseph Catholic Church


Date: Fri, April 21, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Merle Hay Funeral Home
4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa

Margaret A. Harrison Current

Margaret A. Harrison Current, age 70, passed into God’s heavenly home on April 17, 2017 in Des Moines. Services: 11 a.m., Saturday, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, by Father Bob Aubrey. Burial: Ankeny Memorial Gardens. Friends are welcome to join the family on Friday at 5:30 p.m., to share memories of Margaret, with visitation following until 8 p.m. at Merle Hay Funeral Home.

Margaret was born in Omaha, Nebraska on May 21, 1946 to Jim and Marie Sullivan. She was raised on a farm near Corning, Iowa with her four sisters and three brothers. She practiced as a beautician and later worked at the National Farmers Organization and at the Lodge of Ashworth. In 1971 she married Donnie Harrison and their marriage was blessed with three sons who were the pride and joy of her life. In 2006 she married Tom Current and lived in Des Moines. She enjoyed baking cookies and sweet treats for her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband Tom; three sons Chris (Hannah) Harrison of Iowa City, Kirk Harrison of Des Moines, and Casey Harrison and granddaughter Jocelynne (mother Krisha) of Des Moines; siblings Mary (Larry), Connie, John (Debbie), Jean, Ed (Carol), Barb (Scott); sister-in-law Nancy (John); and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Dan, and her first husband Donnie.
Margaret will be remembered for her love of family, her faith in God and her willingness to help others whenever she could. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Memorials may be directed to the family.

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