Dorothy Myers Obituary

Dorothy J Myers
Dorothy J Myers

October 30, 1929 - November 21, 2022
Born in Holland, Michigan
Resided in Mesa, Arizona
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Dorothy J. Myers, 93, of Mesa, Arizona passed away on November, 21, 2022. A memorial gathering will be held on Friday, December 2, 2022 from 4-6 PM at Iles Westover Chapel, 6337 Hickman Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50312. A graveside service and burial will be held at Rowley Cemetery in Rowley, Iowa on Saturday, December 3rd at 11 AM.

Dorothy was born on October, 30, 1929 in Holland, Michigan to Harold and Wava Arink. She married Rudy R. Myers on April 8, 1950 in Rowley, Iowa. They moved to Urbandale in 1955 where they made their home and raised their 4 children. Dorothy and her husband worked for Lutheran Mutual Life Insurance Company and later owned and operated their own agency. They retired in 1987 and spent 20 years traveling in their RV and wintering in Mesa, Arizona. Dorothy was a member at both Windsor Heights Lutheran Church in Windsor Heights, Iowa and Victory Lutheran Church in Mesa, Arizona. Dorothy enjoyed participating in church activities, loved spending time with her friends, children and grandchildren and puzzling with her son-in-law.

Dorothy is survived by her children; Wendy Frechette, Sandee Myers and Rudy Myers II; grandchildren Richard (Joleyne) Young, Ryan (Jennifer) Young, Anie Young, Rudy Myers III and Tegan Myers; step-grandchildren, Alexa Frechette, Genessa Frechette; great-grandchildren, Sara, Austin, Riley, and Kianna and step-great-granchildren, Todd, Troy, Athena and Logan.

Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Wava Arink; husband, Rudy Myers; daughter, Cyndee Young; siblings, Kenneth Arink and Ann Kettler; and sons-in-law, Alan Lewis and Alan Frechette.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Windsor Heights Lutheran Church at 1240 66th St, Windsor Heights, IA 50324 or visit or Family Promise at

Online Condolences are welcome at

Arrangements by Iles Westover Chapel




Iles Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, December 2, 2022
4:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Graveside Service
Rowley Cemetery
2146 290th St.
Rowley, IA US 52329
Saturday, December 3, 2022
11:00 AM