July 7, 1923 – February 3, 2013
After five years of suffering with Alzheimer ‘s disease, Mrs. Wanee Aaberg, 89, succumbed to complications of pneumonia on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at Kavanagh House Hospice in Des Moines, IA. Private family services will be held.
Wanee was born in Merkel, TX on July 28, 1923, to William and Octavia (Hudson) Tarpley. She and her husband, Darwin “Abie”, made homes in Sibley and Avoca, IA and Monmouth, IL before moving to Waukee, IA ten years ago.
Wanee enjoyed gardening and was devoted to her family. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Abie of Waukee; two daughters, Brenda (Chet) Chedester of Waukee and Janet (Jim) Phelps of Mason City, IA; three grandchildren, Jim “Jimbo” (Shondelle) Phelps, Jr. of Mason City and Charlie (Jennie) Chedester and Kim (Aaron) Powell of Des Moines; eight great grandchildren; and sister, Radi Howerton of Abilene, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents and five siblings.
Memorial contributions may be directed to HCI Services Kavanagh House.
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