Jolene Rae Winters, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully, December 26, 2018 at the Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa at the age of 76 years. She was the long-time partner of Lamont Convery and mother of Randall Grove. Jolene Rae Winters was born on February 11, 1942 to James and Luella (Maassen) Winters.
Jolene's passions were going to garage sales with her two grandchildren. Garage sales, were also a love she shared with her best friend and sister, Paulette. She loved to pick up knick-knacks and filled her house with new found treasures. She cherished the holidays and family gatherings. She was a devoted loving mother and grandmother, who would do anything for her family. Jolene was a dedicated hard worker, she worked as a CNA for many years and retired from ChildServe in 2010.
Jolene will be deeply missed by all that knew and loved her.
Jolene was preceded in death by her mother, Luella Winters; her son, Randall Grove; and her two sisters, Paulette Briggs and Carolyn Vahrenkamp.
In addition to Lamont Convery, her partner of 29 years, she is survived by her brothers, Jerry (Carol) and Larry Winters; her Daughter-in-Law, Susan Grove; her two grandchildren, Shantel (Glennie) Nicholson and Justin (Sara) Grove; four great- grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.
Memorials may be directed to the family.