Gladys Kuefner Obituary

Gladys  Kuefner
Gladys Kuefner

January 18, 1909 - January 22, 2004
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA


Gladys Hazel Kuefner, 95, entered her eternal home Thursday, January 22, 2004. She died at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, IA from complications of pneumonia and other infections. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, January 26 at Westover Funeral Home.

Gladys was born January 18, 1909 in Des Moines, IA. She was the daughter of John Charles and Ida Mae (Clements) Kuefner of Johnston, IA. Gladys graduated from Johnston High School. She worked for Triple F Feeds and Pittsburgh Des Moines Steel in the accounting departments and Pioneer Hybrid.

Gladys ran her family farm for many years. Gladys always enjoyed being with her family and friends. Playing cards was a favorite activity as well as crocheting, quilting and sewing. She was especially happy to hear from many of her closest friends and family on her 95th birthday celebration last Sunday and treated them to stories of her life.

Gladys had been a long time member of First Federated Church in Des Moines. The past several years she was a member of Westchester Evangelical Free Church and especially enjoyed their tape ministry. Gladys is survived by a number of cousins. Her parents preceded her in death.

On Monday, January 26 everyone is welcome to attend a noontime luncheon in Gladys' honor at Westchester Evangelical Free Church. Visitation will be one hour before the service at Westover Funeral Home. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Des Moines immediately after the services.



Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, January 26, 2004
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westover Funeral Home
Monday, January 26, 2004
2:00 PM
Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery
4400 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Monday, January 26, 2004