Bette Schiller Obituary

Bette Jane Schiller
Bette Schiller
Bette Jane Schiller

December 7, 1919 - July 17, 2009
Born in Aurora, IL
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Bette went home to be with the lord on Friday, July 17, 2009.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church at 10 a.m.

The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m., on Monday, July 20, 2009, at Holy Trinity with a Rosary to be prayed at 7:30p.m.

Bette was born December 7, 1919, in Aurora, IL. She married Ed Schiller on November 1, 1937. Bette and Ed have lived in the Des Moines area since 1946. She was a homemaker and worked at Scandia Savings & Loan before her retirement. Bette played and active role volunteering at Holy Trinity Church, the Mercy Aux., Mercy Hospice. She was president of the Dowling Guild and one of the founding members of the Dowling Pancake Breakfast. She was also the president of The St. Joseph Guild.

Bette was preceded in death by her parents; Frank and Sylvia Brown; her sister, Kay Kopp; daughter, Annette; and son, Jimmy.

Bette is survived by her loving husband, Ed; sons, Ron (Cheryl) of Clive, Mike of Gardnerville, NV, and Ed Jr.(Debra) of Norwalk, IA. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Holy Trinity Foundation, Mercy Hospice, Dowling Catholic H.S., and Deerfield Retirement Community.

Bette's family would like to thank the staff at Deerfield and Mercy Hospice for their special care and assistance.

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Holy Trinity Catholic Church
2926 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Monday, July 20, 2009
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Holy Trinity Catholic Church
2926 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
10:00 AM
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Tuesday, July 21, 2009


Mercy Hospice Johnston
5820 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA 50131