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Service Details

Visitation:

Friday, January 12, 2018
11-12 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

Service:

Friday, January 12, 2018
12:00 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

Disposition:

Burial
Greenwood Friends Cemetery

Arrangements:

Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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Norman Whitney

Norwoodville

Norman Whitney, 80, passed away on January 9, 2018, at Altoona Nursing and Rehab. He was born in Des Moines, on September 30, 1937, to Clair and Iva Whitney.

Norman attended Norwoodville Baptist Church and Staves United Methodist Church.

Norman is survived by his children, Christine Peterson and her children, Josh and Tom Peterson, David (Kimberly) Whitney and their children, Jamie Justice and Amy Smith, Steven (Julie) Whitney and their children, Luke and Rebecca Whitney, and Stacey (Jonathan) Skeens and their children, Whitney, Ryan, Aaron, Jenna and Catalena Skeens; brother, James (Kathy) Whitney and sister-in-law, Beverly Whitney; a host of other family and beloved friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mavis; brother, Gordon Whitney; and sister, Karen (Charles) Randles.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Friday, January 12, 2018, at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Ave., Des Moines, with burial at Greenwood Friends Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time, also at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to www.prepare4theharvest.org AGWM account number 2911055.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.