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Parmota Noweda Purvis-Velasquez

Parmota Noweda Purvis-Velasquez gained her wings on October 31, 2023. She was the wife of Christobal Velasquez. Together they shared 44 years of adventure and love.

Parmota graduated from The Greater DesMoines Education, at the top of her class. She was known for her creativity, strong will and unconditional love for her family and all animals.

She is survived in life by her husband, Christobal Velasquez; son, Christobal Purvis-Velasquez; sister, Neomie Bakerink; brother, Tieto Purvis; mother, Gwendolyn Purvis; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her father, Parmoto Richard Purvis.

A memorial will be held at a later date, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. P.P. Velasquez.

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