Anna Marie Deskin, 71, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at home. Services held at 1 p.m. Friday, August 2, 2019, at Immanuel United Methodist Church in Des Moines. Burial followed at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Anna Marie was born December 6, 1947, in Fargo, ND, to Albert and Irene (Bjornson) Brag. She married William Deskin on November 18, 1978, in Des Moines where they made their home and raised their two daughters.
Anna Marie worked as a Director of Music for Immanuel United Methodist Church for 30 years. She had taught elementary, math, and computer sciences in the Des Moines Public Schools for 41 years. Anna Marie will be remembered for her love of her grandsons, gift of music, crafts, and her love of people.
Anna Marie is survived by her husband, Pastor Bill Deskin, two daughters, Dianna Deskin of Johnston and Bethany (Ryan) Schmitt of West Des Moines; three grandsons, Bennett, Jude, and Everett Schmitt; two brothers, Albert (Sue) Brag of New Brighton, MN and David (Kathy) Brag of Finley, ND; and many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and her nephew.
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