Donna Wilcox

Service

Date: Sat, May 26, 2018
Start time: 10:30 am
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Arrangements By:
Merle Hay Funeral Home

Visitation

Date: Fri, May 25, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Donna Wilcox

Donna Wilcox, 83, passed away May 15, 2018 at Arbor Springs in West Des Moines.

Donna was born June 26, 1934 in Des Moines to Charles and Mamie (Wessel) Berry. She was a graduate of East High School and married Richard F. Wilcox in 1955. They moved to Urbandale where they raised their two children, Kimberly and Rick. First and foremost, Donna was a mother and grandmother. She was known to all as a kind and giving person. Donna had a love for music and sang country western music. She was a charter member of Covenant Christian Church where she was a long-standing member of the choir. Donna was quick to share her spare time with her community and the Iowa Air National Guard. She was an active member of the Tri-T Sorority and the Red Hat Society. In Donna’s later years, she worked as sales associate for Younkers at Merle Hay Mall.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Richard F. Wilcox.

She is survived by her children, Kimberly Harms and Rick Wilcox; daughter-in-law, Janie Wilcox; grandchildren, Tara Turner and her husband, Patrick; Chelsea Harms, Hank Wilcox, and Kelly Wilcox; great-grandson, William Turner; Sisters, Beverly Beck, Diane Clester and her husband, Ron; brother, Charles Berry and wife, JoAnne; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Friday, May 25, at Merle Hay Funeral Home in Des Moines. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 26, at Merle Hay Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association- “Team Arbor Springs” or Covenant Christian Church in Urbandale.

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