Dora Ward Obituary

Dora "Betty" Ward
Dora "Betty" Ward

February 12, 2005
Born in Goose Creek, TX
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Dora "Betty" Ward, 82, died Saturday, February 12, 2005 at Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 15 at Dunn's Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Betty was born in Goose Creek, TX and moved to Des Moines to attend Iowa Methodist School of Nursing. After graduating in 1944 she served as a nurse in the US Army during World War II. With her marriage to Lewis Ward in 1948 she devoted her life to her husband and children at home.

Betty was an active member of First Christian Church, participating in the women's circle and teaching children's classes. She enjoyed picnicking, boating, and square dancing with her husband.

Betty is survived by her son, Mike Ward of Muscatine; daughter, Joan Huse of West Des Moines, three grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Dunn's Funeral Home.



Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, February 14, 2005
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Tuesday, February 15, 2005
1:00 PM
Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery
4400 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Tuesday, February 15, 2005