Charlene Vigon Obituary

Charlene Marie Vigon
Charlene Vigon
Charlene Marie Vigon

December 23, 1929 - September 22, 2012
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Charlene Vigon, 82, passed away on September 22, 2012, at Kavanagh Hospice House in Des Moines, Iowa. A memorial gathering will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel. Burial will be held at 10 a.m. at Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery on Wednesday, September 26.

Charlene was born on December 23, 1929, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Charles and Mary Gray. She married William Vigon on January 14, 1955, and they made their home in Des Moines. Charlene owned a dog grooming business prior to working as a veterinary assistant for many years. She volunteered for Planned Parenthood book sales. She enjoyed playing bridge and square dancing.

Charlene will be missed by daughter, Jeanne Mayer of Ashland, OR, and son, Dave (Ann) Vigon; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and her beloved poodle, Libby Lu. She was preceded in death by her husband in 2007, William Vigon, and many pets.

Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Rescue League. Online condolences may be sent to

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Arrangements by Iles Funeral Homes ~ Westover Chapel.




Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery
4400 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
10:00 AM
Westover Funeral Home
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
10:00 AM