WAUKEE - Iva "Arloene" Terry, 82, passed from this life on Monday, May 6, 2013, at West Bridge Care and Rehabilitation Center in Winterset. The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, at First Church of the Open Bible, located at 2200 Beaver Avenue in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Friday, May 10, at the church. Committal services will take place at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 10, at Glendon Cemetery, in rural Guthrie County, Iowa.
Arloene was born on December 8, 1930, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, to Cecil Wesley and Edna Elizabeth (Pingel) Fuller. She was united in marriage to Marvin Edward Terry and to this union, five children were born. In addition to being a homemaker all of her life, Arloene was an Avon Representative in the 1970's, and a Child Day Care Provider in home. She dearly loved children. Arloene was a member of First Church of the Open Bible. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived and lovingly remembered by her children, David (Connie) Terry of Clive, Diane Terry of Waukee, Brian (Lisa) Terry of Pilot Mound, IA, Brenda Hofman of Waukee and Lon (Jeri) Terry of Urbandale; one stepsister, Virginia Gudmonson of Fort Dodge, IA; and 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Arloene was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 52 years in 2004, Marvin Terry; sister, Shirley Montgomery; brother, Wallace Fuller; stepbrother, Donald Smith; and one granddaughter, Brandy Terry.
IVA ARLOENE TERRY
The Iles Funeral Homes, Westover Chapel in Des Moines, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at IlesCares.com.