Glenda Lee (Graff) Bottorff Obituary

Glenda Lee (Graff)   Bottorff
Glenda Lee (Graff) Bottorff

February 25, 1941 - February 26, 2021
Born in Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Resided in Adel, Iowa
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Glenda Lee (Graff) Bottorff

Glenda Lee Bottorff, 80, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021, at Martina Place in Johnston, IA. Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, at Iles Westover Chapel. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines. The service will be live-streamed on the Iles website. Go to at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday and scroll to the bottom of Glenda’s obituary to join in the service.

Glenda was born February 25, 1941, in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, to Dillon and Nina (Spangler) Graff. She married Robert Bottorff in 1961 and they made their home in the Des Moines/Indianola area where they raised their four sons. Glenda worked as a Customer Service Rep for MidAmerican Energy for 15 years.

Glenda enjoyed antiquing, crafting, dancing, singing, and spending time with family.

Glenda is survived by her four sons, Charlie (Brenda) Bottorff of Adel, IA, Brad Bottorff of Wausau, WI, Andy Bottorff of Indianola, IA, and Travis (Cami) Bottorff of Loganville, GA; eleven grandchildren, Chad (Ashley) Bottorff, Kendra (John) Curran, Tyler Bottorff, Christine Huebner, Caitlin (Vince) Spratte, Chase (Christine Burgett) Bottorff, Dillon (Chris) Bottorff-Nichols, Kady (Van) Sayavongchanh, Drew Bottorff, Tanner Bottorff, and Casey Bottorff; nine great grandchildren, sister, Betty Ross of Mount Pleasant, IA; sister-in-law, Pat Graff of Des Moines; and brother-in-law, Steve (Norma) Sutton of Johnston, IA. She was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings, Gerald Graff and Lorna Wesely.

The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 p.m. Monday, March 1, at Iles Westover Chapel. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences will be welcomed at






Iles Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, March 1, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Iles Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
11:00 AM
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Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA US 50265
Tuesday, March 2, 2021


American Cancer Society
1717 Ingersoll Ave., #111
Des Moines, IA United States 50309