Jeanett Mae Stickfort(1926 - 2012)

Jeanett Mae Stickfort

Des Moines

Jeanett Mae Stickfort, 86, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Bishop Drumm Care Center in Johnston. She was born December 1, 1926 to Charles and Gladys (Sturdavant) Welsh in Des Moines.

Jeanett volunteered many hours at Woodlawn Elementary School reading to the children and helping them with math. She was a long time member of Douglas Avenue Presbyterian Church and enjoyed gardening, reading, and watching Jeopardy.

Jeanett is survived by her children, Sheryl (Ernie) Shillak and Kirk Stickfort; grandchildren, Ernie, Josh, Jack, and Gary; great-grandchildren, Ethan and Charles; sister, Wilma Christianson; brother, Charles Welsh; and a host of other family and beloved friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, LeeRoy Stickfort; and sister, Helen Barlow.

To honor Jeanett's wishes, no services will be held and her body has been donated to Des Moines University.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family which will choose several of Jeanett's favorite organizations to be honored in her memory.

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Published in Des Moines Register from Dec. 7 to Dec. 9, 2012