Sarah Mischo Obituary

Sarah L. Mischo
Sarah L. Mischo
Sarah L. Mischo

September 26, 1907 - March 17, 2005
Born in Panama, IA
Resided in La Jolla, CA
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Funeral services for Sarah Mischo will be held 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2005 at St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Des Moines, with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery.

Sarah Mischo, 97, daughter of Peter and Mary Willmes, was born September 26, 1907 in Panama, Iowa. She passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2005 at Scripps Memorial Hospital in San Diego, California. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister and grandmother.

She graduated from St. Mary's High School in Panama, Iowa, and later attended Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Council Bluffs and worked at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.

On June 6, 1934, she married Isadore Mischo in Panama, Iowa. After traveling during Isadore's tour of duty with the U.S. Army, they made their home in Des Moines and raised their family of six children.

She was a very active member of St. Theresa and St. John's Basilica of Des Moines and later attended St. Catherine Laboure Church of San Diego. She loved to read and garden.

Survivors include her daughters, Sheila Martin of Breckenridge, Colorado, and Margaret Mischo of Laguna, New Mexico; sons, Peter of San Diego, California, and Charles of Des Moines; sister, Mary Schaben of Earling, Iowa; eleven grandchildren, Christine, Stephanie, Elizabeth, Tiffany, Michelle, Denise, Rene, Roger, Jackie, Angela and Jennifer; three step- grandchildren, Chad, Kristi and Michelle; and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Isadore; sisters, Dorothy, Caroline, Marcella, Cecila and Helen; daughter, Alice Schneider; and son, John.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Westover Funeral Home, with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Central Iowa.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, March 22, 2005
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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St. Theresa's Catholic Church
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Wednesday, March 23, 2005
9:30 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Wednesday, March 23, 2005


Hospice of Central Iowa
401 Railroad Place
West Des Moines, IA