Anna Higgins Obituary

Anna Marie Higgins
Anna Marie Higgins
Anna Marie Higgins

August 23, 1920 - September 28, 2006
Born in Clearfield, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Anna Marie Higgins, 86, passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2006 at Wesley Acres. Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 30 with visitation beginning at noon. Visitation and services will be held at Dunn's Funeral Home 2121 Grand Avenue in Des Moines.

Anna Marie was born August 23, 1920 in Clearfield, Iowa. At the age of five, she and her parents Bernice and Grover and her sister Helen moved to Des Moines. She was a lifelong resident of Des Moines from that time on. She attended Drake University where she was Homecoming Queen in 1943. She proudly attended Bulldog football and basketball games for many years as well as the Drake Relays. She was joined in this pursuit by her husband of 56 years Thomas Goodwin Higgins who survives her and continues to reside at Wesley Acres in their Austin Center. She is also survived by a son, Michael and his wife Melinda who live in Dallas, Texas.

Anna Marie was involved with a number of organizations over the years including Delta Gamma Sorority, PEO, Qwestors and the Blank Hospital Volunteers. She was also a devoted lifelong member of Grace United Methodist Church. She had many friends in the Des Moines community and valued them all greatly.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ DUNN'S FUNERAL HOME.

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Visitation
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, September 30, 2006
12:00 PM
Service
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, September 30, 2006
1:00 PM
Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Saturday, September 30, 2006