October 20, 2018

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Merle Hay Funeral Home


4400 Merle Hay Road

Des Moines, Iowa 50310

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Merle Hay Funeral Home

Sylvia Kauffman

Sylvia Kauffman,84, of Des Moines, passed away on October 07, 2018. She worked for Continental Western Life Insurance Company where she later retired from. Sylvia also worked part time at JC Penny Home Store for over 30 years. She was a member of DSM First Assembly and volunteered time in their offices. She loved to pass the time doing word finds with her bold G2 pens.

Sylvia is survived by her daughters Sandy (Craig) and Deb (Doug); Sister Bette(Greg) ; Grandchildren Chad, Lindsey, David, and Danielle; 4 great- grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. In death, she rejoins her parents Harlan and Arena; brother Harlan; great-grandchild Santana.

A memorial service for Sylvia will be held on Saturday, October 20,2018 at 1:00pm at Merle Hay Funeral Home in Des Moines.



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