Gretchen Hillard Obituary

Gretchen Kay Hillard
Gretchen Kay Stoker Hillard
Gretchen Kay Hillard

February 8, 1943 - October 30, 2008
Born in Drakeville, IA
Resided in Waukee, IA
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Obituary

Gretchen Kay Stoker Hillard, 65, died Thursday, October 30, 2008 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Monday, November 3, 2008 at Dunn's Funeral Home, where the family will greet friends one hour prior to the service.

Gretchen was born in Drakesville, Iowa and had lived most of her life in Milton and Cantril, Iowa. She was a hairdresser and owned Kay's Beauty Boutique. Gretchen enjoyed gardening, cooking and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her children: Renee (Terry) Taylor of Broken Arrow, OK, Brian (Linda) Whitacre of Runnells and Dorothy Kay (Tom) Meltesen of Grimes; her grandchildren: Heather West, Chris Martin, Brandon Whitacre, Leslie Dally, Kari Van Hoever, Nicole Van Hoever, T.J. Meltesen, Cody Meltesen and Holly Kay Meltesen; seven great grandchildren; her brother Jim (May) Stoker; and sisters: Ada (John) Petefish, Betty (Dick) Ross, Ruth Ann (Chuck) Sumner and Susan (Gerald) Brunk. Gretchen was preceded in death by her son William Ivan Whitacre and brother, William Stoker.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ DUNN'S CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, November 3, 2008
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Service
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, November 3, 2008
1:00 PM