Dorothy Nosek Obituary

Dorothy A. Nosek
Dorothy A. Nosek
Dorothy A. Nosek

February 23, 1928 - May 13, 2004
Born in Rockford, IL
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Dorothy Ann Nosek 76, formerly of Cedar Rapids, passed from this life on Thursday, May 13, 2004, at her home in Des Moines. Funeral Services will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 18, at Westover Funeral Home, in Des Moines. Graveside Committal Services will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery, in Cedar Rapids.

Dorothy was born the daughter of Everett Cecil and Emma Marie Chadama Graham on February 23, 1928, in Rockford, Illinois. She attended Wilson High School in Cedar Rapids. On May 1, 1948, Dorothy married Dale Earl Nosek. Their marriage was blessed with two children, Diane and James.

In her earlier years, Dorothy was employed with Armstrong’s in Cedar Rapids until her retirement. Mr. and Mrs. Nosek moved their family to Des Moines in 1970, where she has resided since. Dorothy was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church, the New Hope Circle and Parents With Out Partners. She was also a member of ABWA, the Losatona Women’s Club and the Red Hats. Dorothy was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend; she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her daughter, Diane M. Upah-Myers of Marina Del Rey, CA; her son, James E. Nosek and his wife Betty of Huntington Beach, CA; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, Cecil William Graham of Cedar Rapids; and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded into eternal life by her husband, Dale on April 2, 1990; her parents, and one sister, Pat Chase.

Visitation will be held after 3 p.m. on Monday, May 17, at Westover Funeral Home, where the family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, Des Moines. They may be sent to: Westover Funeral Home, c/o The Dorothy Nosek Family; 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50322.





Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery
Cedar Rapids, IA
Monday, May 17, 2004
1:00 PM
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, May 17, 2004
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Westover Funeral Home
Tuesday, May 18, 2004
9:00 AM


New Hope United Methodist Church
4525 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310