Gertrude Kehoe Obituary

Gertrude Ella Kehoe
Gertrude Ella (Madren) Kehoe
Gertrude Ella Kehoe

March 11, 1914 - March 19, 2012
Born in Redfield, Iowa
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Gertrude Ella Kehoe, 98, died on March 19, 2012, at Urbandale Health Care Center in Urbandale, Iowa. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow services at Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry, Iowa.

Gertrude was born on March 11, 1914, in Redfield, Iowa to Ray and Ada (Shell) Madren. She worked as a seamstress for Younkers doing alterations on wedding gowns, retiring in 1979. Gertrude loved sewing, knitting, playing cards and being with her family.

Gertrude will be missed by her children, Roberta Wilson of Bullhead City, AZ, Rex Kehoe of Ankeny, Nancy (Jerry) Robertson of Urbandale; Becky Kehoe of Urbandale, and Judy (Roger) Sergent of Perry; sister, Mabel Knisley of Perry; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 33 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by parents, Ray and Ada Madren; husband, John Kehoe; step-children, Max Kehoe and Betty (Kehoe) Brown; grandson, Christopher McLuen; and step-grandchildren, Fred Kehoe, Lex Kehoe, and Jeanne (Kehoe) Sheldon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Service
Westover Funeral Home
PENDING
PENDING, IA US PENDING
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Cemetery
Violet Hill Cemetery
Perry, IA
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
1:00 PM