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Service Details

Visitation:

Friday, July 14, 2017
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa

Service:

Saturday, July 15, 2017
11:00 am
Lutheran Church of Hope
925 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa

Disposition:

Private Inurnment
Resthaven Cemetery
West Des Moines, Iowa

Arrangements:

Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
(515) 224-0078

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Stephanie Ann Nusbaum

Stephanie Ann Nusbaum, 48, won her battle with cancer surrounded by her loving family at her home on July 12, 2017. Visitation will be held Friday, July 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hamilton’s on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines and the memorial service on Saturday, July 15 at 11:00 a.m. at Lutheran Church of Hope, 925 Jordan Creek Parkway in West Des Moines, IA.

Stephanie was an accomplished woman. She graduated from Des Moines Christian High School in 1987, Des Moines Area Community College with her RN, Grandview University with her BSN, and Walden College with her MSN. She worked as a Nurse Manager for Methodist, Methodist West, and Lutheran Hospitals.

In 2005, she met the love of her life, Paul. They were married March 21, 2006 on a beach in Florida. Stephanie loved the sun, the beach, the Iowa Hawkeyes, being a mother to her two beautiful children, Jordan and Jaimie and loved her two step-children, Ellen and Emmet. She loved shopping, family activities like BBQ’s, camping and anything involving the outdoors.

She is survived by her husband, Paul; children, Jordan and Jaimie Stephens, Ellen (Matt) Weltz and Emmet Nusbaum; her parents, Ron and Karen Liljedahl; brother, Cory Liljedahl; nephew, Parker Liljedahl; many aunts, uncles, and cousins; and her dog, Charlee.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Pancreatic Cancer Research – Purple Stride, 1500 Rosecrans Ave. #200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, www.support.pancan.org. Condolences may be expressed online at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.