Hamann, Donald E. 1920-2012
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Date: 6/10/2014 at 13:25:55
Donald Hamann 1920 - 2012
Donald E. Hamann, 92, died Tuesday, August 14, 2012, at the Bishop Dunn Care Center in Johnston, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, August 18, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. following visitation. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery.
Mr. Hamann was born in Persia, Iowa. He graduated from Iowa State College and attended Harvard Business School. He was a navy veteran of World War II. Mr. Hamann was a farmer and an auditor for the state of Iowa. While farming he was a strong supporter of soil conservation. He was involved in the initial development of the Mosquito Creek of Harrison County Watershed. He served as a volunteer for the Des Moines Food Pantry, Living History Farms and the Iowa Welcome Center. He enjoyed family, sports, gardening, crossword puzzles, and his friends at the Merle Hay Mall and the Urbandale Senior Center. He was a member of St. Stephen Lutheran Church and the Urbandale American Legion, Post 663.
Mr. Hamann is survived by his wife, Neva; two sons, Douglas of Atlanta, GA, and Alan of Northbrook, IL, and one grandson, Matthew of Nashville, TN. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Ann; brother, Louis; and sister, Maurine.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Des Moines Food Pantry or the Dollars For Scholars fund at Tri-Center Community Schools, Neola, Iowa. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/desmoinesregister/obituary.aspx?n=donald-hamann&pid=159194938&fhid=13075#sthash.NfrwwwsS.dpuf ~ The Des Moines Register Legacy, Des Moines, Iowa, Aug 2012.
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