Dorothy Journey Obituary

Dorothy E. Journey
Dorothy Journey
Dorothy E. Journey

May 2, 1921 - September 5, 2006
Born in Chicago, IL
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Dorothy E. Journey, 85, passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2006 at Calvin Community in Des Moines.

Memorial services will be held on Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Des Moines. Private family burial will be held in Brethren cemetery in Dallas Center.

Dorothy, the daughter of Harvey and Margaret Glardon, was born in Chicago on May 2, 1921. Dorothy married Donald E. Journey on June 8, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois. She lived most of her life in the Chicago area moving to Phoenix in 1975, and to Des Moines in 1993.

Dorothy had a varied working career. In Chicago she worked for United Airlines and later as a biller for several national Trucking Firms. Dorothy worked for the Federal Air Traffic Control Center in Aurora, Il. After moving to Phoenix, she worked for the Forest Service, Tonto National Forest division.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Donald, her step-mother Louise Van Glardon, and her older sister Katherine Horne.

She is survived by her daughter Jean (Paul) Eby, Urbandale, IA, son Richard of Denver, CO, granddaughter Rebecca Eby of CA, grandson Donald (Celeste) Eby of Kansas City, MO and great-granddaughter Layla Eby.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Sept 7, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Westover Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Westminster Presbyterian Church or Calvin Community.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, September 7, 2006
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
4114 Allison Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Friday, September 8, 2006
2:30 PM
Brethren Cemetery
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Friday, September 8, 2006
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Calvin Community
4210 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50310