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Carla Jean Sims

August 19, 1959 August 31, 2019
Carla Jean Sims
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Obituary for Carla Jean Sims

Carla Jean Sims, 60, daughter of Robert Carl & Jean Ann (Madsen) Sims, was born August 19, 1959 in St. Louis, Missouri. She passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Panora Specialty Care.
Carla was baptized on August 31, 1961. She graduated from Des Moines East High School. She later attended DMACC and Grand View University, studying Art. She graduated from Arizona Institute of Business and Technology with a Computer Operations Course of Instruction in 1987.  Carla lived in various communities but mostly in the Scottsdale, Arizona and Des Moines areas. She worked as a nanny and an artist for most of her career, but also was a certified nurses aide, cashier and radio personality for a short time. For the last few years she has been a resident of the Panora Specialty Care Center.
She was very faith based and would volunteer for anything. She was a very playful and funny person who enjoyed singing. She attended Abundant Life Ministries in Jefferson, Iowa.
She is survived by her son, Michael Sims of Urbandale; mother, Jean Ann Madsen of Peoria, Arizona; sister, Jill Ann Daggett of Perry; brother, Rick I. Schrier of Peoria, Arizona; and nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her father.
Cremation has taken place and Celebration of Life services will be held at a later date.

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