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Helen M. Kenworthy

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Helen M. Kenworthy

Formerly of West Des Moines

Helen, 96, passed away March 16 at Trinity Center at Luther Park. Her funeral will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, at West Des Moines Christian Church with burial to follow at Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, at the church.

Helen Maurine Ishmael, the daughter of Thomas LeRoy Ishmael and Maggie Elizabeth Boyers, was born November 7, 1916 in Lindley, Missouri. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge, Eastern Star, and Ebenezer LEA. Helen also enjoyed the Red Hat Society and was a member of West Des Moines Christian Church.

Helen is remembered by her sons: Tom Kenworthy and Larry (Susanne) Kenworthy; grandchildren: Kenneth (Michelle) Kenworthy, Larry Kenworthy, Misty Kenworthy, Nick (Daryl) Kenworthy, Rebecca (Scott) Sorensen, and Chris (Sondra) Kenworthy; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford.

For those desiring, memorial contributions may be left to her church.


Published in Des Moines Register on Mar. 18, 2013
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