Inez “Inie” Casey, age 85, of Pleasant Hill and previously of Des Moines & Ankeny, Iowa, passed away January 11, 2019.
Inez worked her entire life for Qwest (formerly Northwestern Bell) managing their record keeping department at their offices at 10th and High Street in Des Moines. Inez, or Inie as she was known to her friends, was an accomplished singer, singing with Northwestern Bell’s choir which performed at various company functions, but also at nursing homes, hospitals, and elsewhere.
Obituary and further information at Hamilton’s Funeral Home: http://www.hamiltonsfuneralhome.com/services/services_detail.aspx?rid=41153
Lawrence “Don” Law, age 73, of Phoenix, Arizona, and previously of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away January 15, 2019
Don enjoyed his life to the fullest. He was an avid golfer, writer, photographer, joke-teller, and Razorbacks fan. After attending the University of Arkansas, his career began as an award-winning journalist in Rogers, Arkansas, and concluded at Qwest Communications in Des Moines, Iowa.
Obituary and further information at…
Forever Missed:https: https://www.forevermissed.com/don-law/#about
Des Moines Register: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/desmoinesregister/obituary.aspx?n=lawrence-law-don&pid=191288145&fhid=14124&utm_source=MarketingCloud&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ObitMessenger_Results_TriggeredSend&utm_content=ObituaryURL
Ruby Mae Bliven, age 96, of Muscatine, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019.
Ruby had worked as a telephone operator, retiring from Northwestern Bell Telephone Company. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers Club
Obituary and further information at Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home: https://www.wittichfuneralhome.com/obituary/295331/Ruby-Bliven/
Elaine Hamilton, age 85, of Holly Lake Ranch, Texas, and formerly of Shueyville, Iowa, passed away January 14, 2019.
Elaine was employed by Northwestern Bell as a supervisor of operator services until her retirement.
Obituary and further information at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home: https://www.murdochfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Elaine-Hamilton-2/#!/Obituary
Theresa Grace Campbell, age 89, of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away January 16, 2019.
Theresa retired from US West after 20 years of service.
Obituary and further information at Hamilton’s Funeral Home: http://hamiltonsfuneralhome.com/services/services_detail.aspx?rid=41178
Paul Van-Soelen, age 86, of Waukee, Iowa, passed away January 16, 2019.
After an honorable discharge from the Navy, Paul began working as a switchman for the telephone company.
Obituary and further information at Adams Funeral Home: https://www.adamssoderstrum.com/obituaries/Paul-Van-Soelen?obId=4025898#/obituaryInfo
Emily C. McColly, age 78, of Ankeny, Iowa, passed away January 8, 2019.
Emily graduated from East High School in 1958 and went to work for Northwestern Bell until her retirement in 1988.
Obituary and further information at Memorial Services of Iowa: http://hosting-24883.tributes.com/obituary/show/Emily-C.-Ribbey-McColly-106736031