Pamela Diane Rouse
  • Born on: August 3, 1953
  • Departed on: August 30, 2018
  • Resided in: Adair, IA

Pamela Diane Rouse

Pamela Diane Rouse, 65, of Adair, passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Kavanaugh House in Des Moines. 

Pamela Diane Christensen was born on August 3, 1953, to Ivan Bernard and Betty Lou (Sheer) Christensen in Des Moines. She graduated from Johnston High School in 1971. She attended the University of Northern Iowa, then transferred to Iowa State University. On April 19, 1975, she married John Terry Rouse in Des Moines. Pamela was retired from Principal Financial Groups where she worked as a Senior Pension Administrator for 41 years.

She enjoyed charity work such as Amanda the Panda and other community charities.  Her hobbies included camp hosting, reading and spending time with family. 

Pamela will be missed by her husband John of Adair; daughters Teresa Cooper of Casey, IA, Mychal Ridenour (Eric) of Madrid, IA, Samantha Sievers (Jeremy) of Walnut, IA; grandchildren Jacob, Colten, Dillan, Ethan, Raegan, Jersey and William; sisters Marcia (Steve) Todd and Sandy Christensen; brother Ron (Jodi) Christensen; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Ivan and Betty Lou Christensen and grandparents Eli and Darlene Sheer. 

A memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Adair on Wednesday, September 5th at 11:00 AM. A private burial will be at a future date. 

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Pamela’s honor may be directed to the Kavanagh Hospice House, 900 56th St, Des Moines, IA 50312.
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