Claudia J. Wyatt

Claudia J. (Valentine) Wyatt, 62, of Newton died on Sunday, March 23, 2014, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home in Newton. The family will greet friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at the funeral home.

Memorials to Relay For Life, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Center Friends Church, or to the Donor’s Choice may be left at the funeral home. Memorials may also be mailed to the funeral home; please add, Attn: Wyatt Family on the envelope.

Those left to honor Claudia’s memory are her daughter, JoAnna (Ethan) Huisman of West Des Moines; two granddaughters, Emma and Ellie Huisman; her mother, Lorna Valentine of Newton; brother, Jim (Marlene) Valentine of Bondurant; and her niece, Darla Davidson and nephew, Scott Valentine.

She was preceded in death by her father, Bernard in 1994.