Elizabeth Hyland Obituary

Elizabeth A. Hyland
Elizabeth A. Hyland
Elizabeth A. Hyland

August 27, 1930 - April 16, 2006
Born in Dexter, MO
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Elizabeth “Liz” Hyland passed away Sunday, April 16, 2006 at Wesley Acres in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 10 AM, Wednesday, April 19 at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church with burial following at Resthaven Cemetery.

Elizabeth was born August 27, 1930 in Dexter, Missouri the daughter of Oral Jackson and Ruth Harriet McDougal. She spent her early childhood in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, graduating from Poplar Bluff High School in 1948. Elizabeth attended William Woods College in Fulton, Missouri and went on to graduate from Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa in 1952. Elizabeth married Thomas P. Hyland in 1952 and they were married for 28 years. She was a proud member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority for over 50 years.

After graduating from Drake, Liz worked at KWDM Radio Station in Des Moines, co-hosting a radio show named, “A Guy and A Gal.” She will be remembered for her quick wit, ready laugh and steadfast love of her family.

Elizabeth is survived by three children, Karen Croat (Randy) of Clive, Iowa, Kimberly Nicastro (Neil) of Lake Forest, Illinois, and Tom Hyland of Tulsa, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren, Jeff Croat, Beth Croat, Nick Nicastro, Mark Nicastro, Kelly Nicastro, Kelli Sue Hyland and Sean Hyland; her brother, John McDougal (Barbara) of St. Charles, Missouri; and niece, Cari Elizabeth McDougal of St. Louis, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Oral Jackson McDougal, Jr. and nephew, John McDougal, Jr.

A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 PM, Tuesday, April 18th at Iles Funeral Homes, Westover Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to John’s Harbor Memory Loss Unit at Wesley Acres, 3520 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50312.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, April 18, 2006
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Theresa's Catholic Church
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Wednesday, April 19, 2006
10:00 AM
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Wednesday, April 19, 2006


John's Harbor Memory Loss Center c/o Wesley Acres
3520 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312