Harriet Lillian West, 101, of Ankeny, has gone to be with the Lord on March 23, 2012 while wintering in Florida.
Harriet was born November 30, 1910 in Nashua, Iowa to Seymour and Lillian Massee. She was a graduate of Nashua High School, Gates Business School in Waterloo, Iowa and spent her working career as a bookkeeper until she retired. On January 1, 1931 she married Harold West, making their home in Marshalltown, Iowa. They enjoyed many years of fishing and camping. They had one daughter Alice (Ron) Reynolds. Following her husbands death on November 30, 1990, Harriet moved to Ankeny, Iowa. She was a member of the Ankeny First United Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star, White Shrine of Jerusalem and Field Director for National Campers and Hikers Association. Harriet loved to knit and crochet.
She will be greatly missed by her daughter and son-in-law, three grandchildren, nine great grand children and three great great grandchildren. Harriet is preceded in death by her husband, parents and four brothers.
The memorial service will be held on Friday May 4, 2012 at the Ankeny First United Methodist Church 206 SW Walnut Street, Ankeny, Iowa at 11:00am. Burial will be at the Rose Hill Memorial Garden in Marshalltown, Iowa. Memorial contributions may be directed to Ankeny First United Methodist Church in Harriet West's memory.