Chloris Armbruster was born in Ogilvie, MN October 14, 1920 and passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.
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Chloris moved to Des Moines at the age of two and graduated from East High School in 1938. She served as a Marine in WWII. After the war, she worked at Preferred Risk and later at Younkers Department Store. Her interests were bowling, art, travel, and spending time with family and friends. She was a member of the Senior Citizens, Century Club, Des Moines Pioneer Club, East High School Alumni Association, Union Park United Methodist Church, and the Women in Military Service Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Chloris is survived by her sister, Beulah Findley and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Stella Armbruster, and sister, Pauline Brady.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Union Park United Methodist Church, 2305 E. 12th St. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. A private family burial will take place at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery at a later date.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.
Published in Des Moines Register on Jan. 30, 2013