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Sandra McCleary, 78, passed away Monday, March 29, 2021 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center.

She was born April 5, 1942 to Loren and Elizabeth Burns in Des Moines, IA. She graduated from North High school and retired from DMOS after working over 30 years. She was happily married to the love of her life, Harold McCleary, for 44 years. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, bike riding, and volunteering at Iowa Methodist Hospital. She was a member of Plymouth Church and Raymond Blank Children’s Hospital Guild.

She is survived by her sons, Todd (Michelle) Carlisle, Michael (Renee) McCleary, David (Judy) McCleary, and son-in-law, Jeff Jarvis; grandchildren, Nicholas, Benjamin, Stephanie, Carlie, Morgan, Katie, Meagan, Dani, Lauren, Jenna; great-granddaughter, Porter; sister-in-law, Dixie Burns; significant other, John Phillips; and a hosts of other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Loren (Rex) and Elizabeth Burns, her husband, Harold, daughter, Debra Jarvis, and brother, Richard Burns.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 5, 2021, at Hamilton’s Southtown, 5400 SW 9th, Des Moines, with visitation held from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.


Service Details

Visitation:
Monday, April 5, 2021
10:30 to 12:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
Service:
Monday, April 5, 2021
12:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
Disposition:
Monday, April 5, 2021
Burial
Resthaven Cemetery
West Des Moines, Iowa
Arrangements:
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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