Elaine Reese Obituary

Elaine  Reese
Elaine Reese
Elaine Reese

March 23, 1922 - February 26, 2016
Born in Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Elaine Reese passed away on February 26, 2016. Elaine was born in Guthrie County on March 23rd, 1922. She graduated from East High in 1940. She worked many years for AA Schneiderhahn and in the evenings for the S.E. 14th St. Drive in. After retirement she worked at Iowa Lutheran in the Emergency Dept. She loved to travel and read. Elaine was a beautiful person and eternally young at heart. She had a great sense of humor and was intellectually very gifted.

She is survived by sister Lois Charter of Texas, sister in-laws June, Pauline, Ruth and Marilyn Reese; 22 nieces and nephews; 26 great nieces and nephews; 14 great-great nieces and nephews and 1 great-great-great niece. She was preceded in death by her parents James Guy and Betty Reese; sister Maryellen Johnson; Phyllis Frisk and Doris Reese; brothers Jim, Bill, John and Guy Reese; 2 nieces and 2 nephews.

We wish to thank the staff at Valley View & Mercy Hospice for their good care. A visitation will take place at Grandview Funeral Home at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday March 12, 2016.

Contributions may be given to Habitat for Humanity P.O. Box 716 Des Moines, Iowa 50303 to which Elaine generously gave property.

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ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Saturday, March 12, 2016
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Saturday, March 12, 2016
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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PRIVATE, IA US
Saturday, March 12, 2016

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Habitat for Humanity
2341 Second Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313