King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory obituary – Emily Marie Anderson Peel, 91, Denmark



Emily Marie Anderson Peel, 91, of Denmark, IA, passed away at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at The Kensington.  She was born on March 12, 1930 in Augusta, IA to Robert & Effie Wills Chesnut.  She married Mark Anderson on April 24, 1946 in Burlington, IA.  He preceded her in death on February 1, 1991.  She married Orval Duane Peel on July 18, 1992 at the Santa Fe United Methodist Church in Fort Madison.  She was a secretary at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant and owned and operated the M & Em’s Grocery Store in Wever, IA.  She was a member of Denmark Congregational United Church of Christ and enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening, traveling & riding motorcycles.

Emily is survived by: her husband: Duane Peel of Denmark, IA; 1-daughter: Dorothy (Jeff) Kramer of Wever, IA; 1-step daughter: Brenda Peel of Cedar Rapids, IA; 4-grandchildren: Todd Kramer of Chicago, IL, Becky (Jens) Carlsen of Fort Madison, IA, Kelly (Lonnie) Timmerman of Donnellson, IA & Stacie (Jay) Gordon of Fort Madison, IA; 2-step grandchildren; 9-great grandchildren; 2-great great grandchildren; 1-sister: Dorothy Wolfe of Burlington, IA; 1-brother: Richard Chesnut of Atlanta, GA; 1-step daughter in law: Carolyn Anderson of Wever, IA & 1-half-sister: Gloria Glee of California.  She was preceded in death by: her parents, first husband, 1-step son: Gerald Anderson, 1-brother, 1-sister & 2-siblings in infancy.

Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 with the family to receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Chad Savage officiating.  The family requests that masks be worn for all services.  Burial will be held at Claypoole Cemetery.  A memorial has been established for Denmark Church or Denmark Fire & Rescue.  Online condolences may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website:

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