Nancy Westrum Smith, 80, Des Moines

Nancy Ann (Westrum) Smith, 80, of Des Moines, died Saturday, July 19, 2014. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Monday, July 28, 2014, at Calvary United Methodist Church in Stratford. Burial will follow at the South Marion Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, July 28, at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Avenue in Des Moines.

Nancy was born May 31, 1934, in Webster City, Iowa, to Eldon and Ethel (Brown) Westrum. She graduated from Stratford High School in 1952. She received her RN degree in 1955 from Methodist College of Nursing. She worked at Iowa Methodist Hospital, Webster City Hospital and Mercy Medical Center, where her passion was Labor and Delivery.

She is survived by her children: Jonathan Smith (Sherry) of Urbandale, IA; Jane Hogan (Jerry) of Cleveland, NC; Jennifer McQuen of Crown Point, IN; Jill Crawford (Keven) of Ankeny IA; Jeffrey Smith (Michelle) of Des Moines, IA; Jacob Smith of Des Moines, IA; Jed Smith of Des Moines, IA. Nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Two sisters Ramona Campbell (Earl) and Mary Jane Delavan (Phil), and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother Jonas O. Westrum.

Memorials may be made to the House of Mercy, 1409 Clark Street, Des Moines, IA 50314, or to the family.