Helene Braswell Obituary

Helene J. Braswell
Helene J. Braswell
Helene J. Braswell

March 2, 1938 - January 13, 2005
Born in Nice, France
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Helene Jeanne Braswell, "Fifi", 66, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2005 at Hospice Kavanagh House on 56th of cancer. Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Monday, January 17, 2005 at Dunn's Funeral Home.

Helene was born the daughter of Louis and Christine Beauffet in Nice, France on March 2, 1938 where she lived for 22 years. She lived in Durham, NC for two years then moved to Cadiz, Spain where she lived for three years. She later moved to Des Moines, where she had lived for the last 37 years. Helene worked as a bartender at Noah's Ark for 28 years.

She is survived by her husband, E. Frank Braswell of Des Moines; sons, John of Des Moines and Freeman of Chicago; grandson, Levi of Des Moines; sisters, Anne Morcone of Bethesda, MD, and Suzanne Collins of Springfield, VA; and numerous nieces and cousins that reside in France, Italy and the United States.

Visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, January 16 at the funeral home.




Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Sunday, January 16, 2005
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, January 17, 2005
3:30 PM