Gloria Carder Obituary

Gloria L. Carder
Gloria L. Carder
Gloria L. Carder

February 4, 1932 - March 23, 2007
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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Gloria L. Carder, 75, died Friday, March 23, 2007, at Fountain West Health Care Center, where she resided. Her family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m., today, Monday, March 26 at Iles Funeral Homes - Westover Chapel. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday at Resthaven Cemetery.

Gloria was born February 4, 1932, in Des Moines the daughter of Grace and Floyd Knapp. In 1950, she was united in marriage to Bernard Carder and they had two children, Tom and Kimberlee. Gloria worked as a real estate agent at Iowa Realty for 17 years before her retirement. She attended First Federated Church and enjoyed gardening, flowers, needlework, fishing and working in her backyard.

Gloria was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers. She is survived by her husband, Bernard; son, Tom (Carol) Carder of Urbandale; daughter, Kimberlee (Tom) Griffiths of Clive; five grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; five sisters, Margaret (Herman) Miller, Pauline Porter, Lucille Woodyard, Carol Roberts and Louise Woods; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Diabetes Association.


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, March 26, 2007
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Graveside Service
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA US 50265
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
10:30 AM