Lightly, David E. 1934-2011
LIGHTLY, PARSONS, MIKSELL, JOHNSON
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David E. Lightly, age 76 of Waukee passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at the Kavanagh Hospice House on 56th Street in Des Moines. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 11 at the Windsor Heights Lutheran Church, 1240 66th Street, Windsor Heights, Iowa. Visitation will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 10 at Brook Funeral Care, 7975 University Boulevard, Clive, Iowa 50325. Interment will be at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines, Iowa.
David was born on July 28, 1934 in Austin, Minnesota. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1952. David was married to Ruth Parsons on September 26, 1953. He was a square dance instructor and caller for over 46 years, which allowed him to travel not only in the United States but overseas as well. David enjoyed cribbage, shooting pool, watching the Chicago Cubs and Iowa Hawkeyes and baking cookies. He was a member of the Windsor Heights Lutheran Church for over 60 years.
He will be missed by his wife, Ruth; children, Diane (Richard) Miksell of Des Moines, Rick (Joni) Lightly of Eustis, Florida, Jeff (Constance) Lightly of Des Moines; sister, Lois (Bob) Johnson of Des Moines; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Marie Lightly and brother, Richard Lightly.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family or Windsor Heights Lutheran Church. ~ The Des Moines Register, Des Moines, Iowa Sat 9 Apr 2011.
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