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Kenneth Marion Wald
Kenneth Marion Wald

December 23, 1926 - October 6, 2017
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Kenneth M. Wald, 90, of Des Moines, went peacefully home to be with his Lord, Friday, October 6, 2017, at the Veterans Medical Center in Des Moines.

Mr. Wald was born in Des Moines, son of the late Curtis and Elnora Sydnes Wald. He graduated in absentia from East High School after enlisting in the United States Navy in 1944, serving aboard the aircraft carrier U.S. Salamaua in the South Pacific.

Mr. Wald worked for John Deere Co. prior to obtaining a B.A. Degree in Social Science from George Williams College. He was employed as Program Director at the Chicago YMCA and the Joliet YMCA. He taught in the public schools in Illinois and Iowa and was the Headmaster at the Stanzel Christian School. He was employed at the Central Iowa Employment and Training Consortium prior to his retirement in 1992. At the time of his death he was living at Valley View Village.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 6, 2018 at the Valley View Retirement Village at 2571 Guthrie in Des Moines, IA. Military rites will be conducted at the Slater Cemetery, Slater, IA

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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