Kathleen Marie Drew, 72, died at Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. She was born June 1, 1945 to Marland and Marie (Haney) Hendren in Des Moines.

Kathleen retired from Principal Financial Group after almost 20 years of service and volunteered as the TAG teacher for Des Moines Public Schools for many years. She was a Master Gardener and Master Herbalist where she was a long time member of the National Herbal Society. Kathleen had a passion for the environment and enjoyed raising her pet turtles, watching her birds, and supporting animal groups.

Kathleen is survived by her husband of 54 years, Matthew Mark Drew; sons, David, Scott, and AJ; daughter, Love Beth Drew; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to the National Herbal Society.

Condolences may be expressed at

Service Details

No visitation planned
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
1:00 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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