Armella Drees Obituary

Armella C. Drees
Armella C. Drees
Armella C. Drees

January 7, 1912 - June 8, 2004
Born in Luxemburg, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Armella C. Drees, 92, succumbed to complications of Alzheimer's Disease after a nine-year illness at Luther Park Care Center June 8, 2004. Born in Luxemburg, Iowa, January 7, 1912, she was a Des Moines resident since her marriage in 1935. She was a retired homemaker and real estate manager.

Armella was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer, and son, Terry. Survivors include a brother, Jerome Ungs of Dunedin, FL; three sons, Daniel of West Des Moines, Larry of Reno, NV and David of Spencer; and two daughters, Donna Kern of Dallas, TX and Linda Schmidt of White Stone, VA. She leaves 14 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Armella was a member of St. Augustin's church. The Mass and Rite of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, June 11th at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Glendale Cemetery. Visitation begins at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 10 at Westover Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 5 until a 7 p.m. Vigil Service.

Memorials may be given to Luther Park Care Center, St. Augustin's Church, and the Dowling Scholarship Fund.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, June 10, 2004
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Augustin's Catholic Church
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Friday, June 11, 2004
10:30 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, June 11, 2004


St. Augustin Catholic Church
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50312
Luther Park Care Center
1555 Hull Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50316