|Honored by:||Peggy (Powers) Griffith, Leesanne Powers Thomas, Thomas D. Powers, and Phillip J. Powers|
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Helen Hauser Powers was born in Boone, IA spent her childhood in Gowrie, IA and adult life in Des Moines, IA. She is a loving mother to her four children. As she raised her family she was a wonderful example for them. She presided over Parent Teacher Associations taught Sunday School for thirty years and worked as a volunteer at the Des Moines YWCA. After raising her family she continued to work in her church volunteered in the Des Moines Public Schools as a tutor and spends a day each week as a volunteer at The Living History Farm in Des Moines. Helen was a loving wife to her husband Paul J. Powers and continues to be a devoted mother and responsible citizen to her community. Our heroine...