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ISAACS, Catherine C. BURNS


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 2/5/2008 at 19:39:31

"The Fairfield Ledger", Friday, February 1, 2008, Page 10

ISAACS, Catherine C. BURNS -- Catherine C. BURNS ISAACS, 93, of West Des Moines, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center in Des Moines.

A Mass of Christian Burial and celebration of life will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in West Des Moines. Burial will take place at 2:30 p.m. at Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Fairfield.

Family visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Iles Funeral Homes - Dunn's Chapel in Des Moines, with a vigil service at 5 p.m.

Memorials may be directed to Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Mrs. ISAACS was born May 26, 1914, in Cumming, the daughter of Philip H. DAVITT and Mary A. MURPHY. She married John "Jack" M. BURNS in 1945 in Fairfield. He died in 1954. She married Roy V. ISAACS in 1962. He died in 1993.

In 1933, Mrs. ISAACS graduated from Capital City Commercial College, now AIB, in Des Moines, and worked as a seretary. She later ran Burns Grocery Store in Fairfield until a few years after Mr. Burns' death. After marrying Mr. ISAACS, she returned to the Des Moines area.

Mrs. ISAACS was a longtime member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she was an active supporter of music activities. She was a member of Sacred Heart Women's Guild and a lifetime member of Catholic Women's League.

She enjoyed spending time with her bridge club buddies and entertaining friends and family with parties and special meals.

Survivors include many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents and six siblings, Philip DAVITT, Jay DAVITT, Aaron DAVITT, Austin DAVITT, Margaret BICKHAUS and Elizabeth WATTS.

Copied with permission from The Fairfield Ledger, Inc.

*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I am not related to the person(s) mentioned.


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