Vivian Appell Obituary

Vivian Lorraine Appell
Vivian Appell
Vivian Lorraine Appell

April 13, 1911 - June 23, 2008
Born in Popejoy, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Obituary

Vivian Appell, 97, passed away on Monday, June 23, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, June 26, 2008, at Staves Memorial United Methodist Church, with the family greeting friends one hour prior to the service, and a graveside service following at 3 pm in Oakland Cemetery in Popejoy, IA.

Vivian was born on April 13, 1911, in Popejoy, IA. She later moved to Des Moines, where she met Hans Appell and they were happily married until his death in 1982. She was employed with Younkers for many years, both in sales and in the office. Vivian was a member of Staves Memorial United Methodist Church. She always loved spending time with her family, especially traveling together and the many camping trips during which so many wonderful memories were made. She also enjoyed sewing, working with ceramics and making beautiful quilts.

She will be greatly missed by her children, Norman Appell and JoAnn Swalin; Eight grandchildren, Tim and wife Mary Swalin, Tom and wife Kim Swalin, Cheryl Swalin, Lorrie Appell, Norm Appell, Art Appell, Tom Appell, David and wife Stacey Appell. She also had several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to her church.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Staves Memorial United Methodist Church
2747 East Madison
Des Moines, IA 50317
Thursday, June 26, 2008
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Service
Staves Memorial United Methodist Church
2747 East Madison
Des Moines, IA 50317
Thursday, June 26, 2008
10:30 AM
Cemetery
Oakdale Cemetery-Popejoy, Iowa
Popejoy, IA
Thursday, June 26, 2008
3:00 PM

Charities

Staves Memorial United Methodist Church
2747 East Madison
Des Moines, IA 50317