Gertrude C. Cloutier
Gertrude C. Cloutier

November 10, 1921 - February 12, 2018
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Gertrude Clara Cloutier, 96, of Des Moines died February 12, 2018.
She was born November 10, 1921 to Julius and Ella Weingart. Gertrude attended Roosevelt High School, St. Olaf College and UCLA where she received a degree in bacteriology. She was married to Roger Raymond Cloutier on May 19, 1947. She spent her life loving, raising, and caring for her family. She enjoyed reading, classical music and opera, engaging in conversation on important social issues, volunteering at the Food Pantry and being a Homebound Eucharistic Minister. She shared her love of singing as a member of Holy Trinity Choir and Musica Ecclesia.
She is survived by her daughters, Therese (Jim) Feld, Hampshire, IL, Madeleine (Jim) Walker, Nevada, IA, sons, Roger (Jan) Cloutier, Bloomington, MN, Dan (Diane) Cloutier, Clive, IA, , grandchildren, Brian (Kim) Feld, Julie (Jason) Thomas, Matt (Jill) Walker, Eric (April) Walker, Alyssa (Kirk) Yamatani, Jenny (Erik) Petzel, Nicholas Cloutier, fifteen great grandchildren, sister, Margaret Johnson, Newport, VT, and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger in 1991, and brother, Edmund Weingart.
A Mass of Christian burial will be 10am, Thursday, February 15, 2018, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 2926 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310. The family will greet friends Wednesday at Westover Chapel, 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50322, from 5 to 7pm, with a brief Vigil Service at 5pm.
The burial will be at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.
Memorials in lieu of flowers to: Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Unity Point Hospice, or the Iowa Arboretum.


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Mass of Christian Burial
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
2926 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Thursday, February 15, 2018
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Thursday, February 15, 2018


Holy Trinity Catholic Church
2926 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Unity Point Hospice
11333 Aurora Avenue
Urbandale, IA 50322, IA 50322
Iowa Arboretum
1875 Peach Street
Madrid, IA 50156