Category Archives: DN – Iowa

Frances (Fran) Rosemary Salvato

Frances (Fran) Rosemary Salvato,  age 95,  of Des Moines, Iowa,  passed away February 16, 2018.

Frances (Fran) Salvato Obituary

Fran worked for Northwestern Bell/AT&T selling advertising for the Yellow Pages until she retired in the early 1980’s.

Obituary and further information at the Des Moines Register / Obituaries: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/desmoinesregister/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=188239838

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Maxine LaVon Crous

Maxine LaVon Crouse,  age 82,  of Red Oak, Iowa,  passed away February 15, 2018.

Following graduation, Maxine worked at the Northwestern Bell Telephone office in Shenandoah, Iowa

Obituary and further information at Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home: http://www.sldfuneralhome.com/memsol.cgi?user_id=2073220

Colleen Boyle

Colleen Boyle,  age 90,  of Mason City, Iowa,  passed away February 08, 2018.

Colleen Q. Boyle

Colleen worked for Northwestern Bell in Mason City as a long distance operator for 30 years.  She was active in the formation of the union, National Federation of Telephone Workers and participated in the Telephone Pioneers providing community service as a member of the Clown Troop.

Obituary and further information at Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel: http://www.colonialchapels.com/obituaries/Colleen-Boyle/#!/Obituary

Alma McBride Selindh

Alma McBride Selindh,  age 95,  of Des Moines, Iowa,  passed away February 14, 2018.

Alma McBride Selindh Obituary

Alma was employed by Northwestern Bell Telephone, starting in the accounting department, holding various positions in the company.  Her last position was Women’s Employment Supervisor. While employed, Alma was a member of Altrusa International and the National Office Manager’s Association (NOMA).  She remains a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.

Obituary and further information at the Des Moines Register / Obituaries: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/desmoinesregister/obituary.aspx?n=alma-mcbride-selindh&pid=188204739&fhid=11274&eid=sp_ommatch&eid=sp_ommatch