Pella Chronicle


August 16, 2013

Sara Dunsmore

Pella —

Sara Anne Dunsmore was born at the family home in Pella, Iowa, on February 28, 1933, to Gerard and Nellie (Bennink) Gosselink.  She passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at the Vriendschap Village in Pella at the age of eighty. 
Sara graduated from Pella High School. She received her teaching degree from Central College and University of Iowa.  In addition to teaching, she was a bank administrator.  She was a member of the Pella United Methodist Church, the UMW, and a library volunteer.
She is survived by her four children:  Judi Lynn (Steve) Bartels, Lori Ann (Amy) Dunsmore, Mary Jo (Rick) Robertson, and Jerry LeRoy Dunsmore; five grandchildren: Jonathon Cody Bevans, Kasie Nichole Haskins, Joseph Mitchell Bevans, Benjamin Carter Robertson, Jarod Michael Robertson; and one great-grandchild, Dustin Lee Bevans.
A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.  A coffeetime in her memory will also be held at a later date.
Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Alzheimer’s Association.  The Pella Garden Chapel Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Text Only
AP Video
Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 U.N. School in Gaza Hit by Israeli Strike Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Officials Warn of Avoidable Death in Hot Cars Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' House Committee at Odds Over Obama Lawsuit Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands Raw: UN School Used As Shelter Hit by Tank Shell Raw: Gunmen Attack Iraqi Prison Convoy Plane Leaves Ukraine With More Crash Victims The Rock Brings Star Power to Premiere Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide