Eileen Britton Obituary

Eileen K. Britton
Eileen K. Britton
Eileen K. Britton

July 1, 1940 - August 20, 2003
Born in Dodge City, KS
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Eileen Britton, 63, died Wednesday, August 20, 2003 at Kavanagh House. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Des Moines, Iowa with interment at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

Eileen Kaye Britton, daughter of Clemon W. and Vesta M. Burke was born on July 1, 1940 in Dodge City, Kansas. She grew up in Dodge City and graduated from high school there in 1958. She attended nursing school in Topeka, KS, graduating in May1961. She later completed a Bachelor's and Master's degree in nursing. She was united in marriage to Jack Thomas Britton on December 29, 1961.

Eileen was a registered nurse for more than 30 years in the Intensive and Coronary Care units at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. She had a great love for nursing and was always focused on providing the best patient care possible to the critically ill patients under her care. Her six grandchildren were the loves of her life, and she and her husband, Jack, spent as much time possible with them. She also enjoyed reading, gardening and playing bridge.

Eileen is survived by her husband, Jack and their three sons and families, Jeffrey (wife Becky) Rachel and Michelle; Gregory (wife Liz) Robert, Michael and Anna; and David (wife Lyn) and Kelsey. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, JoAnne; and one son, Robert Andrew.

Visitation will be held at Westover Funeral Home in Des Moines on Friday August 22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to the Intensive and Coronary Care Unit at Iowa Methodist Medical Center or to Westminster Presbyterian Church.




Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, August 22, 2003
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
4114 Allison Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310
Saturday, August 23, 2003
11:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Saturday, August 23, 2003


Coronary Care Unit at Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA US 50309