Cynthia Bierman, the daughter of Lee and Gladys (Hardaway) King, was born May 24, 1953 at Jefferson, Iowa and joined her sistren angels very unexpectedly on March 17, 2020 at the Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. She lived her life to the age of 66 years, 9 months and 23 days.
Cynthia was raised on a farm north of Churdan. She loved farm life and was active in 4-H. She fondly remembered the frequent visits from numerous cousins, and a family trip to Alaska. Cynthia attended Paton-Churdan High School and graduated in the class of 1971. She then attended AIB Business College in Des Moines and began her 48-year career in insurance and investments, retiring just a week before her death.
On February 27, 1988, Cynthia King was united in marriage to Calvin Bierman of Des Moines at the United Methodist Church in Churdan. For their honeymoon, they took the first of several trips to Walt Disney World. In later years, they traveled to Los Angeles and discovered the joy of cruising to the Caribbean. Cynthia was an avid reader of romance novels and crime fiction. She enjoyed attending plays and traveling to concerts across the Midwest. Cynthia also shared her love of Christmas and would listen to holiday music all year long.
Cynthia was a life long member of the Churdan United Methodist Church and she and Calvin attended many of the activities and dinners held at the church.
Cynthia is survived by her loving husband, Calvin, a brother, Gary King of Urbandale, a sister, Darlene (Jim) Woltz of Pharr, Texas, sister-in-law, Karla King of Churdan, several nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Those who preceded her were her parents, brother, Wayne King and sister-in-law Denise King.
A graveside service was held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 24th at the Highland Township Cemetery in Churdan with Rev. David Arulnathan officiating. A special song of Cynthia’s “Peace in the Valley” was played at the close of the service.
Serving as casket bearers were Christopher King, Mitchel King, Taylor King. Dan Towers, George Naylor, John Guess and Mike Campiano.
A celebration of Cynthia’s life will be held at a later date.