September 1, 1915 – December 7, 2012
Isabelle “Izzy” Duffy, 97, entered her eternal life on Dec. 7, 2012 at Bishop Drumm. Per her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and a mass will be held at 10:30a.m., Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3663-66th St., Urbandale, Iowa. Visitation will be today from 2-4p.m. at the funeral home with a vigil service to follow at 4 p.m. Burial will be at a later date in Minnesota.
Isabelle was born in Minneapolis, MN to John and Pelegia Paussek Scislowicz and lived in Minnesota for many years. She had lived in the Des Moines area for the last 13 years. She had owned Duffy’s TV with her husband and during that time she also worked as a secretary for State Farm Insurance.She enjoyed crossword puzzles, fishing, her friends at sewing club and her beloved state of Minnesota.She will be missed by her son, Robert (Shirley) of Des Moines; grandchildren, Brian (Gail) Duffy of Grimes, Scott Duffy of Haines, AK, Monica (Brian) Bandy of Des Moines and Bridget Duffy and friend Renee Labard of Colorado Springs, CO; great grandchildren, Morgan Bandy, Leo Duffy, Alec Duffy-Webb, Nygel Duffy-Webb and Mickella Duffy-Webb, nephew, Joe Scislowicz and Renee Labard’s children, Matthew and Justin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles in 1983; brother, Joe and sisters, Bernie Koss and Ruth Scislowicz.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Stroke Foundation.
ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES – WESTOVER CHAPEL.