Dorothy L. Matalone

Service

Date: Fri, April 22, 2016
Start time: 10:00 am
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Road Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Visitation

Dorothy L. Matalone

05-28-1926-04-15-2016

Dorothy Lorraine Matalone, 89 passed away peacefully April 15th, 2016. A visitation will be held on Friday, April 22, 2016 from 9-10 a.m. Her funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. both at Merle Hay Funeral Home. Entombment will follow in the Merle Hay Mausoleum.
Dorothy spent her entire life caring for other people. She welcomed everyone into her life and always had a special connection with those in need. She loved to dance and travel, it was nothing for her to say “let’s jump on a plane and run to San Francisco for lunch”. She loved to share her gifts with other people and always made others feel welcome. Dorothy loved animals and would adopt and nurture any of God’s creatures.
She was a hard worker. She spent the majority of her career working for United Airlines and Sears.
She will be missed by those that loved her. Dorothy is survived by her son James Ver Huel (Barb), grandchildren Matthew (Vivian), Ver Huel, Scott (Kathy Smith) Ver Huel, and Sherri (Jason) Nielsen; along with 5 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Floyd and Edna Groves, her husband Tony Matalone and her sister Neva Berard.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Animal Rescue league or American Diabetes Association.

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