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Mildred Potter

Posted October 21, 2013 in Obituaries, West Des Moines

February 28, 1921 – October 15, 2013

Mildred Potter

Mildred Potter

Mildred Guttenfelder Potter, of Stuart, 92, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 15th, 2013, at the Community Care Center in Stuart, Iowa, surrounded by her family. Her body was cremated and a memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the United Methodist Church in Menlo.

Mildred was born February 28, 1921, to Charles and Charlotte (Peachey) Herrick in Beaver, Iowa. She married Allen W. Guttenfelder February 25, 1940 to which three sons were born. After Allen’s passing on September 30, 1983, she married Ira Potter on October 24, 1987.

For over 20 years she was an Avon Representative and she worked for Preferred Risk Insurance (Guide One) for 10 years before retiring.

Mildred is survived by her children Wayne (Carol) Guttenfelder, Gary (Laura) Guttenfelder, Dennis Guttenfelder, Tiara (Lee) Brant, George (Christy) Potter, Neita (Carl) Martin, Kevin (Sheryl) Potter, Kate (Gearld) Brown, 15 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, brothers Victor, Gilbert, Conrad and sisters Sylvia, Viola and Dorothy.

Memorials may be made to the family to be distributed at a later date.

The family would like to thank the Community Care Center in Stuart and St. Jude’s Hospice for the wonderful loving care she received.


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

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