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Jo LaRue Prather Baedaro
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1926
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 2012
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

Jo LaRue Baedaro, 86, passed away peacefully February 13, 2012. A Memorial Mass will be held, Thursday, February 16 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Des Moines at 2 p.m. A memorial visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. with a Rosary to follow at Merle Hay Funeral Home, 4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines.

Jo was born February 9, 1926 to Ernest and Hazel Hoyt Prather in Ottumwa. She was married to Delbert Nicholson whom she had three children with, and then Harry Baedaro, whom she had two children with. Her pastimes included sewing, cooking and spending time with her dog, Nikki.

Jo will be missed by her children, Michael Nicholson, Patrick (Jewel) Nicholson, Debra Finn, Deanna (Troy) Baedaro-Bianchi, and Donald (Lory) Baedaro; grandchildren, Frank Cardamon, Joe Finn, Rob, Tom, Patrick and Bryon Nicholson, Jessica Baedaro, Tracie, Megan and Erin Schultz; step-grandchildren, Jessica, Kelsey, Mackenzi and Tristyn;great-grandchildren, Sophia and Alexa; and a sister, Bea Knott. She was preceded in death by her parents, both of her husbands, and sisters: Helen Prather, Lorraine Prather and Marie Newcomb.

Memorials may be made to Taylor Hospice House or St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

Family links: 
  Ernest Cornelius Prather (1902 - 1976)
  Hazel Bertha Reinier Hoyt (1904 - 1986)
  Delbert J Nicholson (1923 - 1982)
  Jo LaRue Prather Baedaro (1926 - 2012)
  Lorraine Prather (1928 - 1940)*
  Marie Hazel Hoyt Newcomb (1930 - 2010)**
*Calculated relationship
Chapel Hill Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Williams/jacobs
Record added: Feb 14, 2012
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Jo LaRue <i>Prather</i> Baedaro
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Miss Me But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadand the sun has set on me,I want no rites in a gloom filled room,Why cry for a soul set free. Miss me a little--but not too long,and not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared,...(Read more)
 Added: Feb. 14, 2012

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