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Kathy Vitullo

June 2, 1953 ~ July 27, 2021 (age 68)

Obituary

Kathy Denise Vitullo was born June 2, 1953, to Darwin and Dorothy (Parker) Samuelson, in Des Moines, Iowa. She passed away on July 27, 2021, at the Comfort House in Pella.

Kathy graduated from Valley High School in West Des Moines, and attended Central College majoring in elementary education.

On September 8, 1979, she was united in marriage to Dante “Danny” Vitullo, Jr., in Urbandale, Iowa. The family lived in various locations in the United States – Arizona, Nevada, Southern California, and New Hampshire before settling in Pella.

Kathy was a caretaker! She was deeply devoted to people and knew no strangers. She had a loving, giving heart and saw the best in everyone. Kathy enjoyed following family sporting events, shopping and people watching.

Those left to cherish her memory. . .

     Jeremy and Jess Samuelson

                        Harper

                        Jackson

     Michelle and Ron Van Vark

                        Sidnie

                        Tori

                        Rylie

                        McKenlie

     Gina Villalobos

                        Caleb and Skylar

                        Lily

                        Kylie

     Jenny Vitullo

                        Hope

                        Elayna

                        Lennon

Kathy is also survived by her mother Dorothy Samuelson, her sister Kris Van Wyk, many nieces and nephews, extended family, and her beloved dog Teddie.

She was preceded in death by her husband Danny Vitullo, her father Darwin Samuelson, her grandchildren: Luke and Lydia Hamler, and her brother-in-law Ed Van Wyk.  

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
August 4, 2021

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
1301 Main Street
Pella, IA 50219

Visitation With Family Present
Wednesday
August 4, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
1301 Main Street
Pella, IA 50219

Funeral Service
Thursday
August 5, 2021

10:00 AM
Peace Lutheran Church
1000 E. Vermeer Road
Pella, IA 50219

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
August 5, 2021

St. Mary's Cemetery
628 Hwy T14
Pella, iA 50219

Donations

Hospice of Pella
Pella IA

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