Category Archives: DN – Iowa

Aletha Carter

Aletha Christina Carter, 99 of Des Moines, formerly of Burlington, Iowa, passed away May 11, 2023.

Aletha was an operator supervisor for Northwestern Bell where she worked for 15 years. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers.

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Joy Andrews

Joy Andrews, 87, of Davenport, Iowa, passed away May 7, 2023.

Joy worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company and later AT&T for over thirty years retiring in 1993. During her career she worked in Portland Oregon, Council Bluffs, Mason City, Des Moines, and Davenport as manager of operator services.

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