Donella Parks Obituary

Donella M. Parks
Donella M. Parks
Donella M. Parks

March 18, 2004
Born in Hatfield, MO
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Donella Parks, 78, died Thursday, March 18, 2004 at Mercy Hospital Medical Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, March 22 at Grandview Park Funeral Home. Cremation will follow services.

Donella was born in Hatfield, MO, and lived in Fort Dodge from 1949 to 1977. She later lived in Hot Springs, AR, and Branson, MO, before moving to Des Moines in 1980. Donella was a loving and dedicated homemaker and spent time reading her Bible and medical books. She also enjoyed collecting dolls.

Donella is survived by her husband of 59 years, Charles Parks of Des Moines; children, Nancy West of Longmont, CO, Dennis Parks of Des Moines, Janet (Dale) Hearn of Fort Dodge and Robert (Judy) Parks of Ames; brother, Rex (Geraldine) Moore of Fort Dodge; and seven grandchildren, Stephanie Felts, Charles Hedensten, Michael Hedensten, Melissa Mendenhall, Scott Parks, Grant Parks and Steven Parks. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jane Mendenhall.

Family will greet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 21 at Grandview Park Funeral Home.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Sunday, March 21, 2004
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, March 22, 2004
2:00 PM