Janet Lucille Constable, 80, passed from this life on Sunday, April 19, 2015, at her home in West Des Moines. In agreement with her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial gathering celebrating Janet’s life will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, at Fairmeadows Village Retirement Community located at 2625 Vine Street in West Des Moines.
Janet was born on October 12, 1934, in Des Moines, Iowa to Lyle Albert and Mabel Leota (Dobberthein) Richey. She was formerly employed with Wesley Acres as a nurses’ aide for several years. On September 11, 1971, Janet was united in marriage to Rodney Dean Constable in Des Moines. She was a member of West Des Moines Christian Church. Janet loved spending time with extended family and friends, going to church, playing cards and traveling. She was also fond of chocolate.
She is survived and lovingly remembered by her husband of 43 years, Rodney Constable of West Des Moines; three sisters-in-law, Norma Constable of Portland, OR, Lee Dickson of Des Moines and Wanda Soutter of Mt. Home, AR; and a host of extended family members including several nieces, nephews and cousins. Janet was preceded into eternal life by her parents; and three brothers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family to be designated later.