Shirley Carpenter

June 06, 1931 — April 07, 2024

Service Details

Shirley A. Carpenter of Ankeny, Iowa was born June 6, 1931 to Harold and Mary Haradon in Des Moines, Iowa. She passed away April 7, 2024, at home under hospice care at the age of 92.

She is survived by her daughters, Connie Ostrem, Carol Carpenter, and Terri Carpenter; six grandchildren, Traci Webb, Susan (Nate) Taylor, Tami (Mason) Wallace, Lori (Brad) Murray, Matthew (Angie) Helmick, and Melissa Helmick;15 great-grandchildren; and a soon to be born great great grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings; and husband, Donald L. Carpenter

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Avenue in Des Moines, with burial to follow at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery, 1 NE 60th Avenue in Des Moines.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the UnityPoint Hospice in loving memory of Shirley Carpenter.

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