Glenda Freel(1948 - 2013)

Glenda Freel

Des Moines

Glenda Freel, 64, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center.

Glenda was born July 25, 1948 in Des Moines to Arthur and Viola Emery. She loved life, was very family oriented and loved taking care of people. Glenda enjoyed taking drives, family gatherings and spending time with her beloved grandchildren.

Glenda is survived by her husband of 49 years, Larry; daughters, Tracy (Jim) Holland and Missy (Jim) Carlson; brothers, Russell and Jordan Emery; grandchildren, Travis (Joey) Von Ahsen, Cheyenne (Jason) Paullin, Christina (Kris) Campbell, Anna (Joe) Johnson, Shannon (Jimmy) Carlson, Tiffany Carlson and Matthew Carlson; and great-grandchildren, Ben, Emma, Kinnick, Tess, Philip, Megan, Beau, Larry and Layla. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and three sisters.

A Celebration of Life will be held at her home Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 1 p.m.

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Published in Des Moines Register from May 23 to May 25, 2013