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Patricia Mae Garwood (1950 - 2013)

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Patricia Mae Garwood

Des Moines

Patricia Mae Garwood, 63, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at UnityPoint Health Taylor House.

Patti was born November 15, 1950 in Des Moines, Iowa to Ellsworth "Ray" and Esther Niffenegger. She graduated from North High School in 1968. Patti retired from the Intelligence Division of the State Division of Criminal Investigation as a criminal analyst.

Patti is survived by her husband of 43 years, James; mother, Esther Niffenegger; son, Jeffery; grandsons, Justin and Ryan; sister, Lila Kurth; and brother, Jerry Niffenegger. She was preceded in death by her father, Ellsworth.

A celebration of life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 12, 2013 at Bloomfield United Methodist Church, 5930 Indianola Ave, Des Moines.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to of Iowa or Bloomfield United Methodist Church.

Condolences may be expressed at

Published in Des Moines Register from Dec. 10 to Dec. 12, 2013
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