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Glendoris I. Caswell

Posted November 07, 2012 in Des Moines West, Obituaries, Pleasant Hill

September 24, 1929 – October 31, 2012

Glendoris Caswell

Glendoris I. Caswell, 83, died on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at Calvin Community in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 5, 2012, at the First Christian Church, 2500 University Avenue in Des Moines. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

On September 24, 1929, Glendoris was born in Cambria, IA, where she lived until age 14 when her parents moved to Des Moines. She graduated from East High School in Des Moines, Class of 1946. Glendoris married Allan F. Caswell on August 2, 1953, in Des Moines, where they made their home. She was employed with American Mutual Life Insurance Company for 39 years and was a member of the First Christian Church and the Ramsey Home Guild.

Glendoris will be missed by her daughter, Kimberly (Sheldon) Henderson of Des Moines; son, Kirk (Angela) Caswell of Altoona; brothers, Don (June) Myers of Des Moines and Ed (Beverly) Myers of Ankeny; grandchildren, Devon and Thayne Henderson of Des Moines and Ashley and Sydney Caswell of Atloona. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Allan Caswell, and parents, Dexter and Faye (Opp) Myers.

The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, November 4, 2012, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church. Online condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by Iles Funeral Homes ~ Westover Chapel.

Information provided by:
Iles Funeral Homes
Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50322

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