"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Updated  August 3, 2021

Jeanina L. Rothermet

May 27, 1930--July 4, 2020

Jeanine L. Rothermel, 90, died Saturday, July 4, 2020 at Calvin Community in Des Moines. Graveside services was held at 2:00 pm Thursday, July 9th at Glendale Cemetery.

Jeanine was born May 27, 1930 to Fred and Mae Rothermel in Des Moines. She was a high school graduate and went on to Iowa School for the Deaf. Jeanine was a proficient lip reader and worked as a administrative assistant in the insurance industry for decades. Jeanine joined Holy Trinity Catholic Church in 1961 and has been a faithful member until her death.

Survivors include her church friends and caregivers at Calvin Community.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvin Community Good Samaritan Fund or Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Online condolences are welcome at

Iles Westover Chapel,  Des Moines, Iowa handles her funeral arrangements.

Thanks to Don & Marlene Kautzky for the information.