Theresa DeGan Obituary

Theresa Maxine DeGan
Maxine DeGan
Theresa Maxine DeGan

October 20, 1923 - January 29, 2012
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Johnston, IA
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Maxine DeGan, 88, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 29, 2012, at Bishop Drumm Care Center in Johnston, Iowa.

Maxine was born Theresa Maxine Johnson on October 20, 1923 in Des Moines, Iowa. She attended St. John's Elementary School and graduated from St. Joseph's Academy in 1941. After graduation, Maxine was employed with Northwestern Bell Telephone Company. She retired after 29 years of service in 1984, taking a few years off to raise her children. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and the VFW Woman's Auxiliary. In 1945, Maxine married Earnest Robert "Bob" DeGan. They lived in the Beaverdale area until moving to Bishop Drumm Assisted Living in 2010.

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, Mary and Joseph Johnson; one sister, Mary Kay Nesbit; and brother, Paul Johnson. She is survived by her husband, Bob; two children, Jerry (Jan) DeGan and Sharon (Duane) Lewis; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one sister, Jane Flanders.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, February 3, in Our Lady of Peace Chapel at Bishop Drumm Care Center, where the visitation will begin at 8 a.m., followed by a rosary.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bishop Drumm Care Center.

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Visitation
Our Lady of Peace Chapel at Bishop Drumm
5837 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA US 50131
Friday, February 3, 2012
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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Mass of Christian Burial
Our Lady of Peace Chapel at Bishop Drumm
5837 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA US 50131
Friday, February 3, 2012
9:00 AM
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Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, February 3, 2012

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Bishop Drumm Care Center
5837 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA 50131