Donna Higgins Obituary

Donna  Higgins
Donna Higgins

August 27, 2005
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA


Donna Kay Higgins, 60, passed away Saturday, August 27, 2005 at CLC Polk City in Polk City.

Donna was born and raised in Des Moines and was a graduate of East High School. She devoted her life to making a home for her family and was recognized by Jackson Elementary School as Volunteer of the Year. She enjoyed reading, gardening and the company of her pets.

Donna was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jerry Thomas Higgins in 2004; her parents, Roy and Marguerite Wright; her brother, John Wright; her sister, Linda Wright; and grandsons, Skyler James Cordaro and twins, Josh and Job Higgins.

She is survived by three sons, Jerry Jr. and wife, Debbie, Jeff and John, all of Maple Grove, MN; two daughters, Deana Palmer and husband, Jeff of Polk City and Darcy Cordaro or Des Moines; nine grandchildren, Jenna, Jay T. and Jesse Higgins, and Travis Baughman of Maple Grove, MN, Kris and David Palmer of Polk City, Jazmine Cordaro and Keshia Baughman of Des Moines and Zachary Carter of Indianola; and a great-grandson, Evan Bishop of Des Moines.

The family will receive friends at their home, 1523 SE King Avenue from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 30. No services are planned. Memorial contributions may be made to The Kavanagh House on 56th Street.

Arrangements by Iles Funeral Homes ~ Dunn's Chapel.



Family Greeting
Family Residence
1523 SE King Ave
Des Moines, IA US
Tuesday, August 30, 2005
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM