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Arletta Swain

April 6, 1927 — July 10, 2023

Arletta Swain, 96, of Waukee Iowa, passed away at home on July 10th from natural causes. Private Graveside Services will be held Friday, July 14, 2023 at Oakland at Quincy Cemetery, rural Corning, Iowa. Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center of Corning is in charge of arrangements. Memories and condolences may be left on-line at

Arletta was a Nurse with the Veterans Hospital for More than 20 years having retired in 1995, but continued to work part time jobs around the West Des Moines area well into her 80s. She was always there to help her family and friends whenever it was needed and she will be greatly missed’

Arletta was preceded in death by her parents, Hazel and William; and her sons: Reggie and Paul.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Debbie; four grandchildren: Jeremy, Michelle, Jacob, Jessica; and several great grandchildren.


At her request a private graveside service will be held with attendance being by invite only.

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1800 190th Street, Corning, IA 50841

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