LaMerne Lettington Obituary

LaMerne   Lettington
LaMerne R. "Mernie" Lettington
LaMerne Lettington

February 24, 1925 - February 5, 2009
Born in Cherokee, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Mrs. LaMerne R. "Mernie" Lettington, 83, died Thursday, February 5 at home. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery.

Mernie was born in Cherokee, IA on February 24, 1925 to John and Wilhemina "Minnie" (Bachaus) Steffen. She graduated from Reinbeck High School in 1942 and moved to Des Moines. Mernie married Clyde Lettington on October 25, 1945 in Seattle, WA. She worked in customer service for the Meredith Corporation for 30 years retiring in 1987.

Mernie enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, baking, reading, doing crosswords puzzles and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. She also liked to take care of her stray cat that she name Frank, because of his blue eyes.

Mernie is survived by her daughter, Linda Robertson; three grandchildren, Benjamin, Dawn and Staci Robertson, all of Des Moines; great granddaughter, Jasmine McClintic of Johnston; sisters, Wilma Mennenga of Reinbeck and Lorna Lofte of Altoona, and five nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clyde; brothers, Kenneth and Lyle; sister, Lucille and son-in-law, John Robertson.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7:00 p.m., Monday, February 9, 2009 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to her family

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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Family Gathering
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, February 9, 2009
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
1:00 PM
Cemetery
Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery
4400 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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The Family c/o Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317