Nelle Jewett Obituary

Nelle Frances Jewett
Nelle Frances Jewitt
Nelle Frances Jewett

December 18, 2004
Born in Albia, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Obituary

The celebration of the wonderful life of Nelle Frances Jewett, who passed away December 18, 2004, will be held at Dunn's Funeral Home, 2121 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa. Visitation will be Monday, December 20, 2004 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Private family service will be December 21, 2004.

Born Nelle Frances Paulline in Albia, Iowa, she was married in 1940 to David Lewis Ross of Newton, Iowa until his passing in 1959. The marriage produced two sons, Roy A. Ross of Southern Pines, North Carolina and Thomas D. Ross of Des Moines. In 1965 Nelle married and is survived by Gerald A. Jewett, Jr. of Des Moines, whose two daughters are Jennifer Dilley of Clive and Stephanie Jewett of Des Moines. Nelle is also survived by two daughters-in-law, Barbara Ross of Southern Pines, North Carolina and Gay Ross of Des Moines, son-in-law, John Dilley of Clive, and four grandchildren, Joe Dilley, Jake Dilley, Ryland Jewett and Kingsley Jewett. Nelle was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two brothers.

The everlasting beauty of Nelle's life lives on in her gifts of eternal love, caring, understanding, humor, devotion and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a memorial contribution be made to the Hospice care unit of Avera McKennan Hospital, 800 East 21st Street, PO Box 5045, Sioux Falls, SD 57117-9977.

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Visitation
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, December 20, 2004
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Private
Cemetery
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Tuesday, December 21, 2004