Mildred Duff

Service

Date: Sat, April 23, 2016
Start time: 10:00 am
Location:
Walnut Creek Church
Address:
900 - 64th, Windsor Heights, IA
Arrangements By:
Brooks South Town Chapel at Sunset Memorial Gardens

Visitation

Date: Fri, April 22, 2016
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:
Brooks South Town Chapel at Sunset Memorial Gardens
Address:
7601 Fleur Dr. , Des Moines, IA 50321

Mildred Duff

October 25, 1934 - April 19, 2016

Mildred “Lucy” Duff, 81, went peacefully to heaven on April 19, 2016 in the comfort of her own home. A service will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, April 23 at Walnut Creek Church, 900 – 64th, Windsor Heights, IA. The interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Mildred Lucille VanScoyk was born October 25, 1934 to Appleton and Frances (Hatfield) VanScoyk in Des Moines, Iowa. She was one of eight children. For most of her life she worked as an Executive Housekeeper for various hotels and at Drake University until her retirement. She was active within her community and a faithful member of Walnut Creek Church. She also belonged to American Business Women’s Association (ABWA), Executive Housekeepers Association and 4-H.

Lucy enjoyed puzzles, ice skating, gardening and playing cards. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and family. She was the most giving person, kind, family oriented, strong, loving and caring woman. She will be greatly missed and remembered as our angel on earth.

Lucy is survived by her children, Donald, Jr. (JoAnn) Duff, Nancy Petersen (Jay Juergens), Cindy (Jeff) Kamm, Terri Hartsell-Lamb (Michael Lamb), Joseph Hartsell, Sr. and Bill Coverdale; 9 grandchildren, April (Mark) Revell, Stacy Johnson, Joseph Hartsell, Jr., Stephanie McDade (Josh Godergren), Jeremiah VanHorn (Heather Hoffman), Matthew Hartsell (Erin Conrad), Jesse Duff (Amanda Holversen-Duff), Amanda Duff-Ernst (Justin Ernst), Katie Petersen (Ron Strait) and Steven Lamb; 16 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild; and siblings, Jim (Linda) VanScoyk and Colleen Wycoff.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Duff, Sr.; her grandchildren, Ryan and Jenna Petersen; siblings, LaVern, Arnold, Larry, Delores and Everett VanScoyk.

A visitation will be held 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 22 at Brooks South Town Chapel at Sunset, 7601 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA.

 

 

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