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Anita (VanBuskirk) Wells

Anita Joyce (VanBuskirk) Wells, 58 of Glenwood, Iowa, entered into eternal rest on February 1, 2017, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She was born on March 15th, 1958 in Red Oak, Iowa, to Billy and Nada (Peterson) VanBuskirk.

Anita was a certified medical assistant at the Glenwood Resource Center in Glenwood, Iowa for 15 years. She was of Christian faith and attended Westside Community Church in Omaha, Nebraska. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and friend to many. Anita enjoyed traveling to many locations, but especially loved taking trips to Lake Okoboji with her family. Some of her favorite pastimes included cooking, playing video games and charting her families’ genealogy. Taking care of her family was the most important part of Anita’s life.

Preceding Anita in death were her parents and long time partner, Ralph Prior. Survivors include children: Joshua Wells of Carter Lake, Iowa; Chris (Aimee) Wells of Bellevue, Nebraska; Shawne (Kristen Sims) Almgren of Fort Collins, Colorado; and Skylar Prior of Glenwood, Iowa; 2 grandchildren: Olivia Wells and Abigail Dean, other relatives and friends.

Interment will be in the Glenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Visitation:Sunday, February 5, 2017
6:30 PM
212 S. Locust St.
Glenwood, IA51534

Service:Monday, February 6, 2017
10:30 AM
212 S. Locust St.
Glenwood, IA51534

1 Condolence

  • June Maddocks Posted February 1, 2017 12:00 am

    So very sorry for your loss. Your memories will be a blessing. Although I didn’t see Anita very often, she will be greatly missed. Prayers for comfort and strength remain with you. Love you all..

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