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Date: 3/18/2018
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Condolences for the Family of
Matthew Mark Drew

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From: Erickson family: Ken, Cathy, Ron, Steve

We are so sorry hearing about Mark. We knew Mark when we attended Calvary Church on Union St. when we were kids. Mark enjoyed playing in the kiddy band in the church bsmt. with Mrs Haag directing. Dwayne and Ken lit the candles every Sunday. Condolences to Mark's children and grandchildren. Sincerely, Cathy Kuhn

3/10/2018 4:38:28 PM

From: Gilbert E. Landolt

Sorry for your loss. Mark was a member of Veteran's For Peace Chapter #163 here in Des Moines. "Veteran's working together for peace & justice through nonviolence". May he now be at peace.

2/13/2018 12:43:30 PM

From: Patrick Kammerer

The world has lost a strong and kind soul in Mark Drew. I feel sorry for the difficult times that the Drew family has experienced this year. Stay strong Scott, David, AJ and Love. "The darker the night, the brighter the stars, The deeper the grief, the closer is God." FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY

2/13/2018 8:00:05 AM

From: Mary Gutierrez

So sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in GOD's word.Isaiah 26:19; Rev.21:4,5.

2/11/2018 1:16:46 PM

From: Lori Forkner

A.J. So very sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Please know I am thinking of you and your family..My deepest sympathies to your family.

2/9/2018 4:11:08 PM

From: Lisa Campbell

Am so sorry for the loss of both Mark and Kathy. I was a neighbor for about 20 years. Always enjoyed visiting with them and sharing gardening news. May they both Rest In Peace.

2/8/2018 9:26:00 PM

From: Wanda Mitchell

know AJ and Love the best but extending deepest sympathies to the entire family. He and Kathy were kind neighbors to my entire family for the last 34 years and will be greatly missed. always enjoyed viewing the results of their diligent labors on their beloved garden. It won't be the same without their steady presence in our neighborhood.

2/8/2018 7:03:50 PM

From: Dave and Barb Johnson

To AJ,Love,David and Scott We know that you miss your Dad and want to send our love and deepest sympathies to all of you. Dave and Barb Johnson

2/8/2018 3:07:07 PM