Gladys Bierma

Service

Date: Thu, April 6, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines
Arrangements By:
Merle Hay Funeral Home

Visitation

Date: Thu, April 6, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines

Gladys Bierma

Gladys Marie Bierma, 94, passed away peacefully on April 2, 2017. A funeral service will take place at 2PM, Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Merle Hay Funeral Home: 4400 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines. Visitation will take place 1 hour prior to the service, also at the funeral home.
Gladys is survived by her children: Juanita Hicks, Gary (Deb) Bierma, and Bonnie (Jarvey) Sorensen; grandchildren: Sarah, Jeffrey and Jason Hicks, Shannon (Brett) Bodwell, Jesse (Diana) Bierma, Katie (David) Nadler, Elizabeth (Brian) Glick, Sasha and Shane Sorensen; 14 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister: Lucille Guindon of Costa Rica.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Les Bierma; daughter, Rita Gay Bierma; great-grandson, Devin; and 6 siblings.
Family was very important to Gladys, and her favorite pastime was enjoying the company of her grandchildren. She also adored gardening, pursuing art by painting and sketching, and ballroom dancing.

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