Anne W. Amend
Anne W. Amend Des Moines Anne W. Amend, 87, passed away October 9, 2016. Services will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church, 600 6th Avenue in Des Moines, IA on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 with visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. and the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery. Anne was born to Alice (Shaeffer) and George Watters on June 23, 1929 in Des Moines, Iowa. She graduated from Drake University with a Master's degree in Music and Special Education. She taught at Merrill Middle School for most of her career. She loved playing the piano, conducting and singing in choirs, attending musicals, and participating at the Des Moines Community Playhouse and the Ingersoll Dinner Theatre. Anne was a founding member of the Scottish Heritage Society and a member of Delta Gama Sorority and PEO. She loved her kids, gardening and volunteering. She is survived by her children, Conrad W. Amend, Margaret (James) Shelby, Tom (Jan) Amend, Phil Amend; sister, Margaret Roby; four grandchildren; two nephews; and three nieces. Anne was preceded in death by her parents; a niece; and many dear friends. Memorial contributions may be directed to a hospice organization, the Des Moines Community Playhouse or to a charity to benefit children. Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com .
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