Neola A. Baccus, 94, passed away March 8, 2018.

Neola was born October 16, 1923 in Ada, Minnesota to Edward and Dora Hasz. She moved to Des Moines in 1947. Neola sold Tupperware. She also worked for Woolco, JcPenney’s and retired from Dahl’s on Fleur. Neola enjoyed going to the Southside Senior Center, playing BINGO, playing cards and crafting. She spent a great deal of her time volunteering and helping others. Neola was an active member of Lincoln Heights Lutheran Church.

Neola is survived by her children, Carol Hethershaw and Rick (Brenda) Baccus; daughter-in-law, Barb VerSteegh; grandchildren, Tammy (Richard) Hebron, Ray Hethershaw, Jeff (Kathy) VerSteegh, Larry VerSteegh and Krystal (Michael) Petersen; numerous great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her son, Gene VerSteegh; first husband, Murray VerSteegh; and her second husband, Robert Baccus.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 12th at Lincoln Heights Lutheran Church, 1217 Watrous Avenue followed by burial at Glendale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Lincoln Heights Lutheran Church or Southside Senior Center, 100 Payton Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50315 in loving memory of Neola.

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Service Details

Sunday, March 11, 2018
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa
Monday, March 12, 2018
10:00 am
Lincoln Heights Lutheran Church
1217 Watrous Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa
Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines, Iowa
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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