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No visitation planned


Saturday, September 24, 2011
10:00 am
Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines


Hamilton's Crematory


Hamilton's on Westown Parkway

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Timothy Dean Perdue

Tim Perdue, 37, died Friday, September 16, 2011 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. He was born May 28, 1974 in Fairmont, MN the son of Larry and Ramona (Mino) Perdue and grew up in Swea City, Iowa.

Tim graduated from North Kossuth High School in 1992. Following high school he graduated from The University of Northern Iowa in 1997 with a degree in Management Information Systems.

He is survived by his wife, Lisa; children Anna and Alex; mother, Ramona; sister, Shannon Perdue; grandparents Duard and Sylvia Perdue; along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded by his father, Larry and grandparents, Harold and Virna Mino.

Tim was a loving father and dedicated husband. He owned G Forge as a self employed computer programmer until shortly before his death. He was brilliant with technology. His hobbies included photography, flying, especially following the purchase of his own airplane, and astronomy, where he custom built his own observatory. If Tim had an interest he delved into it full force. Tim handled his cancer diagnosis in the same manner, educating himself and others about the disease. He lived his life with grace and dignity until his death.

Memorial services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, September 24, 2011 at Hamilton’s on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway.

Memorial contributions may be directed to John Stoddard Cancer Care Coordinator Program.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.hamiltonsfuneralhome.com