Barbara Wissink Obituary

Barbara J. Wissink
Barbara J. Wissink

January 21, 1929 - April 15, 2005
Born in Cedar Falls, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA


Barbara Jean Wissink died Friday evening, April 15, 2005 at Mercy Capitol Hospital after a long term illness. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 21 at Dunn's Funeral Home.

Barbara was born January 21, 1929 to Rev. Glenn and Elizabeth Rowley in Cedar Falls, Iowa. She graduated from Iowa State Teachers College (UNI) in 1950 and taught in Cedar Rapids and at Cattell Elementary in Des Moines.

She was married to Dick Wissink in 1954; they divorced in 1976.

She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Des Moines and a member of Chapter GX, P.E.O. Sisterhood.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Robert.

She is survived by one son, Kevin Wissink of Madison, WI; one daughter, Julie Scott of Johnston, IA; two grandsons and two stepgrandsons; a sister, Betty Rowley of Boulder, CO; and a stepsister, Pauline Green of Grand Forks, ND.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA), 158 West 29th St. 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001-5300.




Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Thursday, April 21, 2005
10:30 AM


Huntington's Disease Society of America
158 West 29th St., 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001-5300