Frances (Fran) Rosemary Salvato, age 95, of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away February 16, 2018.
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
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, age 90, of Mason City, Iowa, passed away February 08, 2018.
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, age 95, of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away February 14, 2018.
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
Dolores A. Bonish, age 77, of Ankeny, Iowa, passed February 12, 2018.
Dolores worked as a supervisor in the repairs department at U.S. West Phone Company until her retirement.
Obituary and further information at Ankeny Funeral Home: http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Dolores-Bonish&lc=4501&pid=188161988&mid=7759751
Donald Wayne DeGroot, age 73, of Runnells, Iowa, passed away on February 7, 2018
Don retired in 2001 from Qwest as a communications specialist.
Obituary and further information at Coburn Funeral Home: http://www.coburnfuneralhomes.com/obituary/244036/Donald-DeGroot/
Helen Ruth Daggett, age 89, of Norwalk, Iowa, passed away February 9, 2018
Helen retired from Qwest Communications where she worked as a phone line circuit designer for 35 years.
Obituary and further information at: Hamilton’s Funeral Home: http://www.hamiltonsfuneralhome.com/services/services_detail.aspx?rid=30657