Joyce Allensworth Obituary

Joyce M. Allensworth
Joyce M. Allensworth
Joyce M. Allensworth

March 23, 1919 - January 5, 2011
Born in Minnesota
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Joyce M. Allensworth, 91, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at Prime Nursing and Rehab Center. Visitation will be 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Saturday at Iles Funeral Homes – Grandview Park Chapel, followed by a graveside service at 12 noon at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Joyce was born on March 23, 1919 in Minnesota, the daughter of John and Madaline Singer and moved to Iowa as a young girl. In September 1936 she was united in marriage to Orval Allensworth in Des Moines. Joyce worked the night shift at Mercy Hospital for 38 years as a nurse's aide. She loved her work at the hospital. Joyce enjoyed dancing with Orval and watching NASCAR Racing.

Joyce is survived by her children, Sheryl (LeRoy) Forrest, Judy Boehler, Jack (Pat) Allensworth and Diane (Larry) Hodges of the Des Moines area; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Orval and a son, Bruce.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Mercy Auxiliary of Central Iowa, Attention: Brenda Latham, 1111 – 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314.

Her family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Prime Nursing and Rehab and Iowa Hospice, for the great care they provided to their mother.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Saturday, January 8, 2011
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Cemetery
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
1 Northeast 60th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313
Saturday, January 8, 2011
12:00 PM
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Service
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
1 Northeast 60th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313
Saturday, January 8, 2011
12:00 PM
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