Service


Date:

April 13, 2019

Start Time:

10:30 a.m.

Location:

Merle Hay Funeral Home

Address:

4400 Merle Hay Road

Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Arrangements By:

Merle Hay Funeral Home

Visitation


Date:

April 12, 2019

Start Time:

6-8 p.m.

Location:

Merle Hay Funeral Home

Address:

4400 Merle Hay Road

Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Elsie Hutzell

Elsie, 86, passed away April 9 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.  Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Friday, at Merle Hay Funeral Home.  Her funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, at the funeral home.

 

Elsie was born March 20, 1933 in Lenox, Iowa.  She enjoyed reading, cooking, and hosting family for holiday gatherings.  Elsie also liked watching wildlife surrounding her home, and watching college basketball.

 

Elsie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edward; son-in-law, Bret Porter; great-granddaughter, Aviana Kay Woods; one brother and four sisters.

 

Elsie is lovingly remembered by her partner of 23 years, Vern Spillers; children: Mark (Susan) Hutzell, Brent (Martha) Hutzell, Diane Porter (Willie Foster), Brian (Shari) Hutzell, and Jamie Viers; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

 

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association.

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