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Ivadell Mae Hayes Thomas, 94, passed away June 28, 2018, at Sunny View Care Center in Ankeny.

A celebration of her life will be held Thursday, July 5, 2018, at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Avenue in Des Moines. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with the service to follow at 12:00 p.m. Burial will take place at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery following the service.

Ivadell was born in Brayton, IA and lived most of her life in Des Moines. She and her first husband Gene Hayes managed several restaurants in the state office building and the Des Moines area. She then worked many years at the Des Moines Area Community College as food service supervisor.

Ivadell was a member of Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Ankeny.

Ivadell is survived by her daughters, Maureen (Harold) Beirman of Ankeny and Sherry Ezell of Fort Worth, TX; son, Dennis (Candy) Hayes of Colorado Springs, CO; step-daughters, Suzanne Thomas, Martha (Jim) Hladky, and Marion Thomas. She is also survived by 9 granddaughters, 4 grandsons, 28 great-grandchildren and 2 great great-grandchildren; as well as her brother, Delmer Berg of Atlantic, IA and her sister, Lorraine Tharp of Denver, CO.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Gene Hayes; second husband, Ray Thomas; son, Archie Hayes; and 2 brothers, Merlin Berg and Lloyd Berg.

Memorials may be directed to Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Ankeny.

Condolences may be expressed online at:
www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com

Service Details

Visitation:
Thursday, July 5, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa
Service:
Thursday, July 5, 2018
12:00 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa
Disposition:
Burial
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
Des Moines, Iowa
Arrangements:
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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