Frances Bernabe Obituary

Frances Ann Bernabe
Ann Bernabe
Frances Ann Bernabe

December 11, 1934 - April 15, 2015
Born in Ft. Dodge, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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(Frances) Ann Bernabe, 80, was born December 11, 1934 in Ft. Dodge, Iowa to S.L. and Frances Bickal. She went to her eternal rest on April 15, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 18th at Dunn's Funeral Home where the family will receive friends for 1 hour prior.

Ann was a graduate of the Iowa Teacher's College and spent the majority of her working career as an administrative assistant for the State of Iowa in the House of Representatives and the Attorney General's Office. Ann enjoyed watching baseball (especially the Iowa Cubs), and spent the past 4 years in Manchester, Iowa with her good friend, Dave Harper.

Ann is survived by her children: Sam (Mary) Bernabe and grandson, Nicholas, of West Des Moines, Mary (Jeff) Smith and grandchildren Hannah, Caleb and Joshua of Des Moines, Sarah (Bruce) Bernabe-Miller and grandchildren Britney (Jake) Brown, Madison, Samantha (Alan) Vazquez and son, Oliver, Gabriel and Noah Short of Urbandale. Ann was preceded in death by her parents, and brother, Bob Bickal.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Children's Cancer Connection or Kavanagh House Hospice.

The family would like to especially thank the staff at Kavanagh House for their compassionate and loving care.

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Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, April 18, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, April 18, 2015
1:00 PM


Kavanagh House
900 - 56th Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Children's Cancer Connection
2708 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312