Funeral services for Elizabeth “Beth” Mallinger, 38, of Des Moines, will be Wednesday, August 14th at 1 pm at the First United Methodist Church in Perry.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Murdock Funeral Home in Perry.  Memorials may be donated to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital fund in honor of “The Wave”.  Online condolences may be left at murdockfuneralhome.net.  Survivors include:  Husband, Matt.  Parents Marc Whiton of Perry and Karlene Hughes of Boone.  Brothers, Matt Whiton of Perry and Jeff Whiton of West Des Moines.  Grandmother, Elaine Nielson of West Des Moines.  3 step sisters.