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Faith  Ferre
Faith Ferre
Faith Ferre

May 9, 1947 - October 6, 2018
Born in Newton, Massachusetts
Resided in Ankeny, Iowa
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Faith Victoria Ferre died Saturday, October 6, 2018 at her home in Ankeny, Iowa. Faith was born May 9, 1947 in Newton, Massachusetts, to Nels F.S. Ferre and Katharine Pond Ferre. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Mark Haverland, a daughter, Katharine Haverland and a sister, Mariel Dumin of St. Petersburg, Florida.

Faith had been the Minister of Discipleship at Plymouth Congregation United Church of Christ from 1984 until she retired in 2011. She came to Iowa in 1976 to be Campus Minister at Drake University with the United Ministries in Higher Education. She also worked for a time at First Christian Church in Des Moines.

Faith is a graduate of the College of Wooster BA, 1969 and Harvard Divinity School, MDiv, 1976. She was an avid ball room dancer. She enjoyed canoe trips in Ontario and back packing in Montana and Wyoming. She and her husband set up a retirement destination in Sioux Lookout, Ontario where they enjoyed welcoming friends and relatives.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on October 20, 2018 at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Des Moines. Visitation with the family is from 12:00 p.m. (noon) until 2:00 p.m., prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be direct to Plymouth Church Foundation.

Arrangements by Iles Funeral Homes - Dunn's Chapel

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Visitation
Plymouth Congregational Church
4126 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
Saturday, October 20, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Plymouth Congregational Church
4126 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
Saturday, October 20, 2018
2:00 PM
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Burial
Plymouth Memorial Gardens, Des Moines
4126 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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4126 Ingersoll Avenue
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