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Visitation:

Monday, February 11, 2019
1:00-2:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa

Service:

Monday, February 11, 2019
2:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa

Disposition:

Elm Grove Cemetery
Des Moines, Iowa

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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Janis Quirk Janis Marie Quirk, 76, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on February 6, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center. Janis was born December 16, 1942 to Almon and Beryle Crandall in Des Moines.

She graduated from Lincoln High School. Janis was a homemaker.

She was a member of Indianola Heights Christian Church and the Southside Senior Center. Her hobbies and enjoyments were playing cards, playing BINGO, painting ceramics, baking, doing jigsaw puzzles, traveling and doing crafts such as making beaded bracelets. She enjoyed gardening and traveling as well. Janis volunteered her time between the Southside Senior Center and Indianola Heights Christian Church. She chaperoned many of her grandchildren’s events.

Janis is survived by her husband of 56 years, Gary; children, Christine Quirk, Sheri Pesce, Deanna Quirk and Richard Quirk. Grandchildren; Jessica Quirk, Timothy Quirk, Justine Quirk, Jonathan Quirk, Michael A. Pesce, Shanda (Bryce) Wagner, Desiree Gerena, David Leach Jr., Michael (Krista) Leach, Paige Herman and 21 great grandchildren. Brother; Keith (Mary) Crandall and sisters; Nancy Satterlee and Cheryl (Frank) Thompson. Along with a host of beloved family and friends. She was preceded in death by, her parents, brother, Gary Crandall and sister, Linda Murphy.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. Visitation will take place one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Burial will be at Elm Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family would ask that contributions be made to the Southside Senior Center, 100 Payton Ave., Des Moines, Iowa 50315.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.