Betty Russell Obituary

Betty  Russell
Betty Russell
Betty Russell

October 20, 1940 - May 30, 2007
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Betty Russell, 66, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 30, 2007 surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2007 at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel 1701 E. 33rd St. Des Moines. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bayard, IA.

Betty was born October 20, 1940 in Des Moines to Harvey and Mattie Blagden. She worked for Iowa Methodist Hospital for 32 years in the housekeeping department. She enjoyed her work, traveling, her rose garden and country western music. She was an avid fan of the University of Iowa Hawkeye sports and had a tremendous love for animals.

Betty is survived by her son, Paul (Leigh); two sisters, Mary Lou Townsend (Richard) and Leola Marshall (Bob) all of Des Moines; four grandchildren, three great grandchildren; five nephews, three nieces, and many friends. She and Darwin Russell were married on June 9, 1958 and he preceded her in death in 2004.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the name of Betty and Darwin Russell to the Animal Lifeline of Iowa PO Box 12 Carlisle, IA 50047.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, June 1, 2007
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Saturday, June 2, 2007
2:00 PM

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Animal Lifeline
P.O. Box 12
Carlisle, IA 50047