Jean DiDonato Obituary

Jean Arletta DiDonato
Jean Arletta DiDonato
Jean Arletta DiDonato

March 23, 1924 - August 2, 2008
Born in White Oak, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Jean A. DiDonato, 84, died Saturday, August 2, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines from complications of surgery. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, August 4, 2008, at Our Lady of The Americas- St. Peter's Worship Center. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Jean was born on March 23, 1924, in White Oak, Iowa to Maude (Richardson) and Rendall "Benny" Wee. She grew up in Cambridge and Huxley. On June 30, 1956, she was united in marriage to Albert DiDonato.

Jean is survived by her husband, Albert; children, Ann DiDonato (Mike Fitzgerald), Brenda DiDonato, Rick (Sharon) DiDonato, Tony (Charo) DiDonato and Peter (Renita) DiDonato; grandchildren, Christopher, Brett and Andrea Fitzgerald, Brian and Dacri Bowen, Nick DiDonato, Larae and Gina DiDonato; siblings, Norma Fish, Audrey (Pete) Kosutic and Ray (Jan) Wee.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Mildred Wee, Nelma Clawson and Lowell (Laura) Wee.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm on Monday, August 4, 2008, at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel with a 7 pm vigil service.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.


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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, August 4, 2008
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Mass of Christian Burial
Our Lady of the Americas-St. Peter's Worship Center
618 East 18th Street
Des Moines, IA US 50316
Tuesday, August 5, 2008
10:00 AM
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
1 Northeast 60th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313
Tuesday, August 5, 2008