Bonita Neswold Obituary

Bonita M. Neswold
Bonita Neswold
Bonita M. Neswold

January 25, 1918 - May 13, 2006
Born in Valley Junction, IA
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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Bonita M. Neswold, 88, died Saturday, May 13, 2006 at Mercy Medical Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 18, 2006 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3663 66th Street Urbandale, with burial at Glendale Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday with a vigil service at 7 p.m. at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel 6337 Hickman Rd.

Bonita was born on January 25, 1918 in Valley Junction to Louis and Alice Lose. She was united in marriage to Stewart T. Neswold on June 24, 1939. Bonita graduated from Mercy School of Nursing in 1939 and worked at Mercy Hospital for over 40 years. She was a member of the Mercy Hospital Guild and the Retired Nurses Alumni.

Bonita is survived by her six children, Nancy (Neswold) Law of Urbandale, Ted (Mary) Neswold of Naperville, IL, Mary Susan (Dick) Leutzinger of Urbandale, Bob (Lynn) Neswold of Windsor Heights, Jim (Vicki) Neswold of West Des Moines, Jeannie (David) Larsen of Des Moines; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Ann (Lose) Johnston of West Des Moines; two brothers, Rob (Audrey) Lose and Ed (Mary) Lose both of Des Moines; and two sisters-in-law, Barbara Lose and Joan Lose both of Des Moines.

Bonita was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Alice Lose; husband, Stewart T. Neswold; two sisters, Agnes and Theresa; three brothers, Louis "Blackie" Lose, Ralph Lose and John Lose; and brother-in-law, Bruce Johnston.

Memorial contributions may be made to Child Serve in Johnston or Mercy Medical Center.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, May 17, 2006
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Pius X Catholic Church
3663 66th Street
Urbandale, IA US 50322
Thursday, May 18, 2006
10:30 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Thursday, May 18, 2006


5406 Merle Hay Road
Johnston, IA 50131