February 22, 1947 – January 26, 2013
Jo Ellen McCasland, 65, passed away on January 26, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Visitation will be 5-8:00 p.m., Thursday January 31, 2013 at Iles Funeral Homes – Grandview Park Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 1 at the funeral home. Burial follow at Norwalk Cemetery, Norwalk.
Jo Ellen was born on February 22, 1947 in Ottumwa, Iowa the daughter of Jessie and Marlon Johnston. Jo Ellen grew up in Ottumwa, lived in Des Moines and moved to Norwalk where she lived the last 37 years. Jo Ellen worked for the State of Iowa, Child Protective Services for over 20 years. She retired in the early 1990’s. Jo Ellen loved her family and garage sales. She enjoyed playing solitaire and watching her favorite tv shows. Jo Ellen never refused a frosted maple donut.
Jo Ellen is survived and lovingly remembered by her daughter, Kim Harlan (Clifford); grandchildren, Kevin Salyers, Stephanie Harlan (Austin), Brandon Harlan and Scott Harlan; grandfur babies, Jay Jay and Daphine-Duck. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gary McCasland; siblings, Sondra Stoker, Ed and Dale Johnston.
Memorials may be directed to her family.
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