Kathryn Griffin Obituary

Kathryn M.  Griffin
Kay Griffin
Kathryn M. Griffin

August 3, 1928 - December 23, 2010
Born in Aledo, Illinois
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Kay Griffin, 82, passed away Thursday, December 23, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A memorial gathering will be held from 3 to 5 p.m., Monday, December 27, at Iles Funeral Homes -Westover Chapel.

The daughter of Carl and Edna (Parkinson) Benson, Kay was born August 3, 1928 in Aledo, Illinois. She graduated from high school in Aledo and attended Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois, where she met her husband, C.C. "Griff" Griffin. The two were united in marriage on June 16, 1951, and made their home in Urbandale.

Kay went on to teach and was the typing teacher at Urbandale High School for 30 years. She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, The Angels, Lioness Club of Urbandale and Des Moines Area Retired School Personnel Association.

Kathryn is survived by her daughter, Mary (Ray) McDaniel; sons, Mike (Valerie) Griffin and Scott (Kelley) Griffin; her grandchildren, Dezerae, Victoria, Bailey and Cole; ;and her brother, Donald (Shirley) Benson. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, "Griff", her parents, brother, Wendell and sisters, Elaine and Dorothy.

Memorial contributions in Kathryn's name may be made to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL

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Memorial Gathering
Westover Funeral Home
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Monday, December 27, 2010
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM