Dorothy Brawe Obituary

Dorothy  Brawe
Dorothy Brawe
Dorothy Brawe

August 4, 1925 - May 26, 2007
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Obituary

Dorothy J. Brawe, 80, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2007, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, IA.

She was a 1948 graduate of the University of Iowa School of Nursing and began her nursing career at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. In 1965, she was united in marriage to Elmer Brawe and moved to Des Moines. She was a surgical nursing instructor at both Lutheran and Mercy Hospital Schools of Nursing. She retired in the early 80’s as an Instructor at Mercy Hospital.

Her hobbies included gardening, sewing, music and she was actively involved in the lives of her grandchildren and the served on the Board of Directors of her Condominium Association.

Dorothy was preceded in death by parents Ella and Major Max Jones, her husband Elmer Brawe, her sister Gladys Babcock, and brother Charles Jones.

She is survived by a sister, Jean Engle and three children; Connie Bowers, Maurine Bjornson, (Rahn) and Raymond (Jan) Westrick, 4 grandchildren, Jason (Sharon) Bowers, Rick (April) Scott, Kimberly (Ryan) Lane and Sara (Nick) Kraft.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 23, 2007, 11:00 AM at Westover Funeral Home, with a Memorial Visitation Friday, June 22nd from 5 to 7 PM at Westover Funeral Home, 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mercy College of Health Sciences – Nursing Scholarship Fund, Mercy Hospice of Johnston, or American Cancer Society.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, June 22, 2007
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Memorial Service
Westover Funeral Home
PENDING
PENDING, IA US PENDING
Saturday, June 23, 2007
11:00 AM
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Private

Charities

Mercy School of Nursing Scholarship Fund c/o Mercy Medical Center
1111 Sixth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 590314
Mercy Hospice Johnston
5820 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA 50131