Charles E. (Chuck) Fitzgerald, 82, of Des Moines passed away on October 26, 2008 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be at 10:00 A.M. Thursday at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home with burial following at Glendale Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 6-8 P.M. Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Chuck worked as a machinist at John Deere for over 27 years and prior to that farmed in Decatur Co. He enjoyed golfing, camping and following sports of all kinds. He is survived by his wife Betty of Des Moines; his children Roger (Joyce) Fitzgerald of West Des Moines, Joyce (George) Kline of Des Moines, Kathy (Dick) Stradley of Ankeny and Steve (Laura) Fitzgerald of Turlock, California; his siblings Ann (Raymond) VanLaar, Bill (Avis) Fitzgerald, Norma (Gene) Binning and Doris (Doyle) Wookey; his sister-in-law Donna Fitzgerald as well as 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Fern Fitzgerald and his brother John Fitzgerald Jr. Memorial contributions may be made to Rock Power Church.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2008 6:00 - 8:00 Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home 5400 SW 9th St, Des Moines
Thursday, October 30, 2008 10:00 AM Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home 5400 SW 9th St, Des Moines
Glendale Cemetery Des Moines, Iowa

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