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.

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