June 10, 1946 – June 10, 2014
Betty Monaghan, 68, of Ankeny passed away June 10, 2014 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston.
A funeral mass will be held 11:00 a.m., June 16, 2014 at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church, in Ankeny, with burial at St. Patrick’s Irish Settlement Cemetery near Cumming, IA.
A visitation will be held 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd) with a Rosary being said at 5:00 p.m.
Betty was born in Des Moines, Iowa June 10, 1946. She graduated from Ankeny High School, and went on to graduate from Mercy School of Nursing in 1967.
She spent her entire working career with Mercy Medical Center, before retiring in 2009.
Her family was very important to her and at some point enriched all of their lives. She was particularly fond of her nieces and nephews, and they considered her their second mother. She enjoyed knitting, crossword puzzles, traveling, and was well known for her cooking abilities.
Betty is survived by her siblings, William (Margie) Monaghan, Thelma (Frank) Morris, James (Linda) Monaghan, and Peggy (Mark) Herrington; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her Parents, William and Viola Monaghan, and brothers, Thomas and John Monaghan, and a nephew Billy Roush.Information provided by: Memorial Services of Iowa 4208 North Ankeny Blvd Ankeny, IA 50023 515.964.0592 www.memorialservicesofiowa.com