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Obituaries

February 17, 2014

Vera Bacon

ELDON — Vera Burneice Bacon , daughter of Fred and Ruth (Troette) Alleman was born March 30, 1924, in Eldon and passed away Feb. 13, 2014, at the Continental Care Center in Seymour, where she had lived since last April.

She was a longtime resident of the Scottish Rite Park on Woodland Ave. in Des Moines. Educated at Drake University, she had been a longtime secretary for a zone manager for Chevrolet Motors. Vera had been a very active member in Plymouth Congregational Church, where she involved herself in many of the church’s community service activities. Vera was also a very active Democrat throughout her entire life.

Surviving are nieces, nephews and cousins including Jackie Jones her caregiver.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Highland Park Funeral Home, 3500 Sixth Ave. Interment will be in the Masonic cemetery beside her husband Arnold who passed in 1997.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Any memorials will be given to either the Eldon Public Library or to the Des Moines Area Religious Council.

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