Helen Louise McVey, 97, died Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Parkridge Specialty Care.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines. Graveside service will be at Avon Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 13th.
Helen was born December 14, 1921 in Des Moines, Iowa to Clarence and Alice (Powell) Keeling. She worked for Meredith Publishing for 12 years. Helen was a member of Chesterfield Christian Church. She loved her family above all else. Helen enjoyed flower gardening and relaxing on her deck in her rocker.
She is survived by her daughters-in-law, Peggy McVey and Marjorie McVey; grandchildren, Michael (Aaron) McVey and Edward (Rachel) McVey; great-grandchildren, Ian and Lauren; brother, Bob Keeling; and many other extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; sons, Michael McVey and Thomas McVey; and numerous other family members.
The family would like to thank the Parkridge faculty and staff for their compassionate care of Helen.
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