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 John King06/11/1997
John Edward King Sr., 76, of 1448 56th St. died of pneumonia Monday, Thursday, June 11, 1997, at Urbandale Health Care Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. at Windsor Heights Lutheran Church, of which he was a member. The burial will be in Glendale Cemetery.

Mr. King was born in 1920, in Knoxville, the son of William King (1887 – 1961), and Alma Elizabeth Smith King (1891 – 1987), and moved to Des Moines in 1946. He retired as a meat cutter with Date's Foods and was a US. Navy veteran of World War II

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn; four sons, John Jr. of Johnston, David, and Bruce, both of Urbandale, and Thomas of Kansas City, Kan.; a brother, Howard of Des Moines; a sister, Annabelle Philpott of Spring Arbor, Mich.; and eight grandchildren.

Friends may call after 3 p.m. today at Westover Funeral Home, where the family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to his church.


Howard E King (1909 – 1999)
Herbert William King (1910 – 1988)
Hilda Ruth King Caswell (1915 – 1942)
John E King (1920 – 1997)
Billy M King (1923 – 1987)

Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa