Harriet Marie Petosa, 92, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Vintage Hills of Indianola. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, at St. Theresa Catholic Church, where visitation begins at 10. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery.
Mrs. Petosa lived in the Des Moines area all of her life. She retired as an Occupational Technician in the Real Estate Department for U.S. West. She was a member of St. Theresa Rosary Society, the Telephone Pioneers, the Military Order of the Purple Heart Auxiliary Chapter 1979, and the Bellizzi MacRae American Legion Auxiliary.
Surviving is her brother, Carl E. Jeffers of Flagstaff, Arizona; two daughters: Debra Leahy of Des Moines and Susan Cole of Phoenix, Arizona; two sons: Anthony J. of Solana Beach, California and John J. of Urbandale; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Harriet was preceded in death by her husband, John; infant daughter, Martha; and sister, Lucile Dennis.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the St. Theresa Foundation or the Royal Order of the Purple Heart Auxiliary #1979.