Obituary of Patricia Spellman
Patricia Ann (Aller) Spellman, the daughter of Harold and Mary Genevieve (King) Aller, was born
January 14, 1935. She graduated from North High School in Des Moines, Iowa.
On November 20, 1952 Pat was united in marriage with William Alan Spellman in Des Moines, Iowa.
Pat retired from the Jasper County Recorder’s Office. Pat was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she served as President of the United Methodist Women. She enjoyed participating in their Chat-a-bit and Crafts Clubs. She was involved in the local and International Chapters of the Toastmistress Club and the League of Women Voters, serving as President of each of these local chapters.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Alan; her son, William Robert and her brother, Robert King Aller.
Pat is survived by her daughters, Sue (Darrell) Ely and Sharil (Barri) VanNote; her grandchildren,
Shawna Forst and Amy (Colin) Van Drimmelin; her great grandchildren, Emmalin and Carter Forst and Hagen Van Drimmelin; her sisters-in-law, Susan Aller and Carol Saunders, M.D.; a niece, Karen (DJ) Robbins and several nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Pence ~ Reese Funeral Home in Newton. The family will greet friends from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be designated to the United Methodist Women and may be left at the funeral home.