ANKENY, Iowa - Martha Ann (Rayl) Rife, 77, died peacefully Dec. 20, 2013, at the home of her daughter in Ankeny, Iowa. She was born on Dec. 12, 1936, in Ada, to Pheoba (Businger) and George Lee Rayl who preceded her in death.

Martha attended Ada High School and Ohio Northern University.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Dwayne Rife of Boise, Idaho; brother, Ron (Amy) of Marietta, Ohio; daughter, DeAnn (Daren) Cox, of Iowa; son, David (Karen), of Missouri; son, Sean (Trixie), of Pennsylvania, and 15 grandchildren. A daughter, Lynnette, and sister, Carolyn (Bob) Cole preceded her in death.

Funeral arrangements are being handled through Ankeny Funeral Home.