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Visitation:

Friday, March 9, 2018
5:00-8:00 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Ave
Des Moines, Iowa

Service:

Saturday, March 10, 2018
10:00 am
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Ave
Des Moines, Iowa

Disposition:

Evergreen Cemetery
Leighton, Iowa

Arrangements:

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

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Larry Goemaat Larry Goemaat, 60, passed away on March 6, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. He was born in Oskaloosa, on August 9, 1957 to Alvin and Freda Goemaat.

Larry enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, whether it be fishing, hunting, or traveling. Above all else, he cherished time spent with his family, especially his grandchildren whom Papa loved spoiling like crazy. One of his favorite past times was solving the world’s problems with his buddies. Larry retired from UPS after 37 years of faithful service. He treasured the many friendships he made throughout that time, including not only his co-workers but also the people along his delivery route.

Larry is survived by the love of his life, best friend and wife, Rammie; children Brian Goemaat, Ashley (Travis) Irvin, Riki (Tim) Kadel and Randi (Micheal) Cole. Grandchildren; Carder, Calvin, Reese, Cora, Ronan, Callahan, Barron and Cooper. His mother, Freda; sisters, Connie Vander Waal and Nancy (Ron) Vos. Along with other loving relatives and many special friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Alvin Goemaat.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 9, 2018 from 5:00-8:00 p.m., at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Ave. in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Leighton, Iowa.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Larry

Online condolences may be expressed at www.hamiltonsfuneralhome.com