Howard Cloe, 84, died March 13, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center. Visitation will be held Monday, March 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Iles Funeral Homes Westover Chapel. As per his wishes, cremation will follow the visitation. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at Zion Lutheran Church, 4300 Beaver Ave, Des Moines. Private burial of his cremains will be held at a later date at Resthaven Cemetery.
Howard was born in Bagley, IA, and had lived in Des Moines for 65 years. He worked for the U.S. Dept. of Labor as a Veterans Employment Representative and retired in 1986. He was a WWII U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, member of Zion Lutheran Church and the VFW. His hobbies included bowling, coin collecting, camping and he enjoyed family gatherings.
Howard is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary Lou; and four children, Greg (Jeanne), Denny (Sandy), Lori Jurgens and Rob (Stacy); ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorial contributions may be given to Zion Lutheran Church.
Arrangements by Iles Funeral Homes ~ Westover Chapel.