Mildred Celsi Obituary

Mildred D. Celsi
Mildred D. Celsi

July 15, 2003
Resided in West Des Moines, IA


Mildred D. "Millie" Celsi, 74, died July 15, 2003 at Kavanagh House on 56th Street of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in West Des Moines, with burial at Glendale Cemetery.

Millie lived in Dubuque, LaMotte and Bellevue, Iowa, before moving to West Des Moines 30 years ago. She had been a school teacher and co-owner of The Tavern Pizza Restaurants. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sacred Heart Women's Guild, Daughters of the American Revolution and West Des Moines Women's Club. Millie was a person who never saw a glass half empty. She was an inspiration to everyone around her. Genuine, kind and always looking out for everyone else's happiness.

She is survived by her husband, Charles J. Celsi of West Des Moines; daughters, Linda (Jim) Sieverding of Carlisle, Cathy (Terry) Dickerson of Waukee and Jeanne (Phil) Larson of West Des Moines; sons, Jay (Linda) Hingtgen of Iowa City and Bob (Mary) Hingtgen of West Des Moines; sister, Hazel Lemer of LaMotte; and grandchildren, Jason Hingtgen, David Hingtgen, Lisa Dickerson, Laura Dickerson, Kelly Hingtgen, Justin "J.J." Hingtgen, Katy Hingtgen, Thomas "T.J." Larson, James "Jimmy" Larson and Jeffrey Larson.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Westover Funeral Home, with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or Kavanagh House.



Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, July 17, 2003
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1627 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA US 50265
Friday, July 18, 2003
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, July 18, 2003


Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1627 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50265