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Terri Bellville
  • In lieu of flowers, contributions in Terri's name may be made to Cavalier Rescue USA or to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa.
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    5452 N.E. 22nd St
    Des Moines, IA 50313

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“I am so sorry for your loss, I wish I would have seen this earlier please know I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Kevin Schneider - Urbandale, IA

“Marci, I am very sorry for your loss. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Konni Woodard

“Hi Marci,I am thinking of you during this time of transition. My heart hurts with and for you. May you find peace in the knowing.Judy Warth ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Marci,You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Nindy ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Nindy Coles - New Virginia, IA

“Marci,As I know you know, your beloved friend had a wicked sense of humor and found a way to laugh and make light of the pain she was in. Terri was...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Polly Pearson - Albuquerque, NM


6 of 10 | Posted by: Harriett Buck - Ankeny, IA

“Terri and I met at Equifax and stayed friends for many years. We made each other laugh and enjoyed giving each other the business. Marci I know she...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Beth Latare - Cold Spring, MN

“Marci,I'm very sorry for your loss. You were so devoted to Terri, and I know from watching my dad following my mom's death, that you'll have a huge...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Julie Freese - Cedar Rapids, IA

“Marci,My deepest condolences. Terri was a a unique woman whose courage, sense of humor, and living life on her own terms can serve as a model for...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Steve Adelman - des moines, IA

“Rest in peace Terri, my friend and my dearest Marcie, you are in my prayers.I've kept up with your lives and all the good things you have done...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Hoar - Warner Robins, GA


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Terri Bellville, 62, of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, November 25, 2017, after a long and courageous struggle with Multiple Sclerosis.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 6 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 29, 2017, also at the funeral home.
She was born September 19, 1955 in Des Moines, the daughter of Orville and Thelma Bellville. She graduated from East High School.
Terri's happiest moments were spending time with her pets, which were her "children", and she adored them with a passion and a devotion that was unequaled. She attended Grandview College, in Des Moines. During her time in college she proudly made the dean's list. She enjoyed gardening, and raising roses; reading and the works of John Grisham; all things "Harry Potter;" and the music of Elvis Presley and Motown. She is survived by her devoted wife of thirty-five years, Marci Malott and her "children" Shelby, Gracie, Winston, Jazz, Daisy, Ty and Callie; her brothers Bruce (Penny) Bellville, Jeff (Nancy) Bellville , and Steve Bellville; a niece, Alicia Bellville; and two nephews, Greg (Amanda) Bellville, and Jacob (Melanie) Bellville. Other family members include brother-in-law Greg (Monica) Malott and sister-in-law Julie (Dan) Knight; Aunt Harriett Buck, Uncles Jim and George Fisher. She was preceded in death by her parents, her grandpa George Foote and her loving grandma Mary Pierson. Terri was formerly employed by Equifax, and owned and operated her own bridal store. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), and the Humane Society of the United States. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Terri's name may be made to Cavalier Rescue USA or to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa.