Desiree Kristine Driskill, 26, of Winterset, Iowa, passed away January 16, 2011 at her home in Winterset. Private services were held on Saturday, January 22, at Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home, 205 West Monroe Street, Mount Ayr, Iowa with David Shearer, minister, officiating. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton, Iowa. A memorial fund has been established to the family and may be sent to the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.watsonarmstrongfh.com.
Desiree was born in Los Angeles, California on March 30, 1984 to Sandra Allen and Pedro Quintero.
Desiree looked to her mother-figure, Terri Smith of Creston, Iowa, for support since she was 16. Desiree had a love for people and animals alike. She was very compassionate and never knew a stranger. Desiree married Barrett Driskill on November 2, 2004 in Creston, Iowa. Her joy in life was spending time with her son, Noah. She was a beloved sister, mother and friend.
She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Evelyn Allen; uncle, Jim Allen, and sister, Maria Quintero.
She is survived by husband Barrett Driskill; three children, Gabriela Martinez, Tyler Cross and Noah Driskill; siblings Robert Allen, Angela Monday, Michael Quintero, Manuel Richardson, Jessica Lopez and Erica Cartledge.
She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.