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Charles Eugene Kivett (2021)


Posted By: Shirley Keating
Date: 1/11/2021 at 00:16:02

Des Moines Register
Des Moines, Iowa
Sunday, January 10, 2021

Charles E. Kivett

West Des Moines - Charles E. Kivett passed away peacefully on January 7, 2021. He was born on May 17, 1930 to Eugene & Grace Kivett.

Charles was playing Triple A baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers when drafted in 1952. While stationed in Germany, he played on the 28th Division baseball team as one of the starting pitchers. His team won the U-Com Championship. Many of the players were major league players who had also been drafted.

Charles was employed with the Davis Law Firm where he was the Controller for 31 years. He was a member of the Assn. of Legal Administrators serving as president of the Iowa Chapter in 1982. Charles was also a member of Gnemeth Lodge, Za-Ga-Zig Shrine and the Scottish Rite.

Charles leaves behind his wife, Fran Kivett, sons Ray (Trish) Kivett and Russell (Valerie) Kivett, and grandchildren, Ryan, Joshua, Katelyn, Samuel, and Daniel.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Za-Ga-Zig Shriners Hospital for Children or GiGi's Playhouse.

Transcriber's Note: Per his Madison County Birth Record, Charles Eugene Kivett was born in Grand River Township, Madison County, Iowa.


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