Lisa Willits-Seefeld


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Posted Online: July 01, 2014, 8:08 pm
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Lisa K. Willits-Seefeld, 53, of Urbandale, Iowa, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at her home.
Cremation has been accorded. Graveside services are 10 a.m. Saturday, July 5, at the New Boston Cemetery. Memorials in her name may be sent to Animal Rescue League, Urbandale, Urbandale Public Library, Iowa State Fair or the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Online condolences can be made at fippingerfuneralhome.com.
Lisa was born Feb. 26, 1961, in Aledo, to Marion and Colleen Cameron Willits. She graduated from Westmer High School in 1979, and the Des Moines Area Community College in Des Moines, Iowa.
Lisa was employed at the Veterans Hospital in Urbandale as a surgical technician.
Those left to cherish her memory are two sons, Jacob Seefeld, Austin, Texas, and Jared Seefeld, Urbandale; six brothers, Bruce Willits, Springfield, Ohio, Blaine Willits, Kansas City, Mo., Doug (Martha) Willits, East Moline, Steve Willits, Brian Willits, Mark (Patsy) Willits, all of New Boston; two sisters, Trudy Lafever, Reynolds, and Amy Terrill, Phoenix, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents and siblings, John and Carol, preceded her in death.












 



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